Infosecurity News

  1. UK Councils Warn of Data Breach After Attack on Medical Supplier

    Multiple UK councils have warned that residents’ personal data may have been compromised following a ransomware attack on NRS Healthcare

  2. New Android Banking Trojan Mimics Google Play Update App

    A new banking Trojan targeting Android devices shows multifaceted capabilities

  3. Patient Data at Risk in MediSecure Ransomware Attack

    Electronic prescriptions provider MediSecure said the attack originated from a third-party vendor, and has impacted individuals’ personal and health information

  4. Windows Quick Assist Exploited in Ransomware Attacks

    Microsoft warned Storm-1811 started vishing attacks in April to gain access to target devices

  5. SugarGh0st RAT Variant Used in Targeted AI Industry Attacks

    Proofpoint said the attackers modified registry key names for persistence

  6. 53,000 Employees' Social Security Numbers Exposed in Nissan Data Breach

    Car manufacturer Nissan revealed that over 53,000 of its North America employees had their social security numbers accessed by a ransomware attacker

  7. CISO Confidence in AI Security Grows as GenAI Adoption Rises

    Nearly six out of ten surveyed ClubCISO members are confident AI is used securely in their organizations

  8. UK Lags Europe on Exploited Vulnerability Remediation

    UK organizations are less likely than their European peers to have known exploited bugs but take longer to fix them

  9. BreachForums Hacking Marketplace Taken Down Again

    The FBI claims to have seized the domain and servers of hacking forum BreachForums

  10. Cyber-Attack Disrupts Christie’s $840M Art Auctions

    Despite this setback, the auction house said bids can still be placed by phone and in-person

  11. PDF Exploitation Targets Foxit Reader Users

    CPR said exploit builders in .NET and Python have been employed to deploy this malware

  12. NCSC Expands Election Cybersecurity to Safeguard Candidates and Officials

    The National Cyber Security Centre launches an opt-in Personal Internet Protection service to safeguard individuals from cyber threats during the upcoming election

  13. Google Expands Synthetic Content Watermarking Tool to AI-Generated Text

    Google DeepMind’s SynthID can now be used to watermark AI-generated images, audio, text and video

  14. Santander Customer Data Compromised Following Third-Party Breach

    Santander has warned that customer and employee data has been breached following unauthorized access to a database held by a third-party provider

  15. Current Market Forces Disincentivizing Cybersecurity, Says NCSC CTO

    NCSC CTO argues current market rewards prioritize cost over security, hindering the development of secure technology

  16. A Third of CISOs Have Been Dismissed “Out of Hand” by the Board

    Trend Micro research claims CISOs are often ignored or dismissed as “nagging” by their board

  17. Microsoft Fixes Three Zero-Days in May Patch Tuesday

    Microsoft has released patches for three zero-day vulnerabilities including two actively exploited in the wild

  18. Data Breaches in US Schools Exposed 37.6M Records

    Comparitech said 2023 was a record year for breaches with 954 reported, up from 139 in 2022 and 783 in 2021

  19. Ebury Botnet Operators Diversify with Financial and Crypto Theft

    The 15-year-old Ebury botnet is more active than ever, as ESET found 400,000 Linux servers compromised for cryptocurrency theft and financial gain

  20. CISA and Partners Unveil Cybersecurity Guide For Civil Society Groups

    The guide is designed to provide high-risk communities with actionable steps to bolster their cybersecurity defenses

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