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Are workforces globally taking cybersecurity for granted?

While cybersecurity may be occupying a growing space in the attention of workforces worldwide, a recent report by Deloitte has found many workers may be taking their own cyber hygiene for granted.

FBI warns food and agriculture sector about ransomware attack increase impact

The FBI has issued a notification warning firms in the food and agricultural sector about the climbing number of ransomware attacks and how they impact the food supply chain.

Sextortion attacks costing victims over $8bn a year, FBI claims

The FBI has claimed sextortion complaints have seen a ‘massive increase’ since the start of 2021, with the total financial losses accounting for over $8m.

Will cyberspace be a battlefield for financial institutions?

The cyberspace race is heating up. Over the past year, the number of ransomware and general cyberattacks have increased dramatically, with more companies, individuals and even governments falling into digital bear traps. How will this growing problem impact financial institutions?

Honeywell report finds external malware is rising challenge for industrial firms

Honeywell has found the number of cyber threats that use USB sticks and other external media devices as a launch point has doubled during 2021.

Ransomware DarkSide made $90m in ransom payments, blockchain firm finds

Blockchain analysis firm Elliptic has discovered the DarkSide ransomware variant made an estimated $90m in ransomware payments since October 2020.

DarkSide ransomware shuts down on back of US pressure, lost server...

The DarkSide ransomware variant that was responsible for bringing operations at a US pipeline to a standstill last week has allegedly shut down.

DarkSide ransomware behind Colonial Pipeline incident, FBI claims

The FBI has declared that the cybercriminal behind the recent Colonial Pipeline was a ransomware variant known as DarkSide.

EPC kicks off malware platform pursuit to boost fraud sharing capabilities

The European Payments Council (EPC) has begun the search for a Malware Information Sharing Platform (MISP) to aid real-time fraud information sharing.

Regulator targeted by 80,000 email attacks per month

One of the UK's most influential financial regulators was targeted by 238,711 malicious and unsolicited emails over the final three months of 2020, averaging around 80,000 email attacks per month.

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