Displaying items by tag: Threat actors

Nearly one-third of organisations have suffered a ransomware attack enabled by a malicious insider, a threat seen as commonly as the accidental insider (35%), according to a new report from cloud visibility and analytics company Gigamon.

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Cyber criminals pivoted to unconventional people-focused attack methods last year, including 100,000 daily smartphone attacks and double the amount of smishing (phishing cybersecurity attacks over mobile text messaging) attempts year-over-year, according to cybersecurity firm Proofpoint’s latest The Human Factor report.

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GUEST OPINION: Most organisations are focused on immediate priorities, and have a short planning horizon for cyber. Cyber doesn’t seem as immediate as the need to meet targets, respond to Freedom Of Information, or complete reporting cycles. Anything that disrupts core business is seen as too high a price to pay.

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BlackBerry’s Research and Intelligence has released its "Old Dogs New Tricks" research paper which examines how threat actors are sneakily leveraging new and uncommon programming languages to evade detection and hinder threat analysis.

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A survey by an anonymous security researcher, who goes by the handle Bank Security on Twitter, has found that the US is the top nation when it comes to accessing the main Russian underground communities on the dark web.

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