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FoggyWeb: SolarWinds Hackers Access Microsoft AD Servers

Background The Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) has released information on the uncovering of a widespread malicious email campaign undertaken by the activity group that Microsoft tracks as NOBELIUM. Nobelium, which operates from Russia, is the name given to the threat actor behind...

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Head in the Clouds: Aussie Businesses Experiencing Rise in Serious Data Breaches

From 22 February 2018, it became a requirement for certain data breaches, known as “eligible data breaches”, to be notified to the Australian Privacy Commissioner and affected individuals. Previously, it was not mandatory to supply notification of data breaches. A...

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Cyber Security Breaches in Cloud Computing

Cloud computing has been adopted by almost every organization due to its various benefits and work flexibility. However, with this adoption of the cloud, certain cybersecurity issues have been observed in cloud computing. Approximately 94% of organizations are moderate to...

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“More Data Breaches”: New Warning To Aussie Banks

Bank robbers don’t need balaclavas and shotguns anymore; they just need computers and stable networks! This is what the revelations of 36 significant data breach notifications from the boards of financial services firms in just four months give substance to....

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PCI DSS Compliance: What Does It Mean And Why Should I Care?

 Just made your decision on starting an online business? Then, you need to find the best payment methods too! Online purchases continue to progress drastically in number, so does the volume of credit card data stolen every year. At the...

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Europe’s Cyber Watchdog For Banks Keeps Getting Hacked

Cybercriminals have rattled the European Central Bank (ECB) by breaching one of its websites, for the second time in the last five years.  This time, the hack targeted ECB’s BIRD (Banks’ Integrated Reporting Dictionary) website, which grants banks an explicit...

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Worst Ever Healthcare Data Breaches Of 2019: Part 1

The healthcare industry was hit by challenges to information security in 2018, with phishing emails, and weaponized ransomware, dominating the year. In the first half of 2019, these threats are found to continue, and cyber criminals got more productive, despite...

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Healthcare Experiences The Highest Cost At $6.5M On Data Breaches

Healthcare data breaches happen now with an ever hefty price tag — an average mitigation cost of $6.45 million! According to a recent study on the data breach costs, organizations in the Healthcare domain were found to experience the costliest...

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Systemic Breach: An Entire Nation Got Hacked!

Cyber-attacks continue to evolve rapidly, and even developing nations have missed staying ahead of the fraud hook.  The recent hacking of the system of Bulgaria’s National Revenue Agency (NRA) proves this. The financial data of nearly all taxpayers in the...

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