Cyber threat

Know the least common PIN numbers that can thwart Cyber Threats

In the modern digital era, safeguarding devices and the sensitive information they contain is paramount, as any vulnerability can attract unwanted attention from malicious actors. Biometrics stands out as a formidable method for protecting devices and the data stored on them from prying eyes of cybercriminals. Among the various security measures, employing a 4 or […]

Cyber Threat from Remember Me Checkbox

When logging into various online accounts, we often encounter a “Remember Me” checkbox, allowing us to stay logged in until we close and reopen the tab. This feature streamlines the login process and enhances convenience for users. However, what happens when a device is shared among multiple individuals in a household? Recent findings from cybersecurity […]

Keeping cybersecurity within focus as economic pressures take hold

[By Chase Richardson, Head of US & Lead Principal at Bridewell]   The operators of US critical infrastructure are facing intense pressure due to cyber threats to their interconnected systems and networks. To bolster the sector’s defenses, the Biden-Harris Administration last year rolled out the National Cybersecurity Strategy. This comprehensive set of mandatory regulations aims […]

Unraveling the Cyber Threats Lurking Behind QR Codes

QR codes, once a simple tool for scanning and accessing information swiftly, have become a ubiquitous feature in our digital landscape. From restaurant menus to promotional materials, these square barcodes offer convenient access to websites, apps, and multimedia content with just a quick scan from a smartphone camera. However, beneath their convenience lies a growing […]

Russia develops an AI Cyber Threat Tool to put a jolt in US democracy

Amidst growing concerns over cyber warfare, reports have surfaced regarding Russia’s advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) for spreading misinformation. Under the leadership of Vladimir Putin, Russia has allegedly developed sophisticated AI-based cyber tools aimed at manipulating news narratives, with potential implications for the upcoming US elections in November 2024. The revelation first came from Ukraine, […]

Catastrophic Ransomware cyber threat looming on UK

The United Kingdom government is teetering on the brink of a potential catastrophic ransomware attack, according to the Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy (JCNSS). Interestingly, the JCNSS’s report suggests that Home Secretary Suella Braverman has shown minimal interest in engaging with Rishi Sunak on this critical matter. The Home Office, however, emphasizes a […]

Managing Cloud Sprawl: A Key Defense Against Cybersecurity Threats

The adoption of cloud computing has revolutionized the way organizations store, process, and manage data. It offers scalability, flexibility, and cost-efficiency. However, with the benefits come certain challenges. Cloud sprawl is one such challenge that not only impacts an organization’s finances but also poses significant cybersecurity threats. In this article, we will explore what cloud […]

How Zero-Day Attacks Are Escalating the Cyber Threat Landscape

In the ever-evolving landscape of cybersecurity, the term “zero-day attack” strikes fear into the hearts of both individuals and organizations alike. These attacks are notorious for their stealthy nature and the havoc they can wreak. As technology advances, so do the tactics of cyber-criminals, and zero-day attacks are emerging as a potent weapon in their […]

Data Poisoning: A Growing Threat to Cybersecurity and AI Datasets

In the ever-evolving landscape of cybersecurity, threats continue to take on new forms and adapt to advanced defense mechanisms. One such emerging threat that has gained prominence in recent years is “data poisoning.” Data poisoning is a covert tactic employed by cyber criminals to compromise the integrity of data, machine learning algorithms, and artificial intelligence […]

Cyber Threats Emerging from Text Message Spam and Smishing

In today’s digital age, where smartphones have become an integral part of our lives, cyber threats are constantly evolving. While email spam and phishing attacks are widely recognized, a newer threat has been gaining prominence: text message spam, often referred to as “smishing.” This article explores the emerging cyber threats associated with text message spam […]

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