July 7, 2021

The threat of cyber security incidents looms over all organisations. There are simply too many things that can go wrong – whether it’s a cyber attack, a technical malfunction or another delay – to assume that operations will always be functional. And when disaster strikes, time is of the essence. The longer it takes to respond, the more likely it is the costs will escalate. That’s why it’s essential to have an incident response plan. By preparing for the inevitable, you can act quickly to identify and mitigate the damage. In this blog, we look at five ways you can

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Wiregrass Electric Cooperative, a rural Alabama electric cooperative was hit by a ransomware attack. Wiregrass Electric Cooperative, a rural Alabama electric cooperative that serves about 25,000 members, was hit by a ransomware attack. The cyberattack temporarily blocked the customers’ access to their account information, the cooperative is working to restore the impacted system. According to […]

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Most companies in 2021 are wondering what the post-Covid work landscape will look like. A McKinsey survey of 100 executives tells us the future is hybrid, estimating that 90 per cent of employees will work remotely for at least part of the time. How this will be achieved, and what impact it will have on […]

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WildPressure APT is targeting industrial organizations in the Middle East since 2019 and was spotted using now a new malware that targets both Windows and macOS. Researchers from Kaspersky have spotted a new malware used by the WildPressure APT group to targets both Windows and macOS systems. The WildPressure was spotted for the first time […]

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Microsoft on Tuesday issued an emergency software update to quash a security bug that’s been dubbed “PrintNightmare,” a critical vulnerability in all supported versions of Windows that is actively being exploited. The fix comes a week ahead of Microsoft’s normal monthly Patch Tuesday release, and follows the publishing of exploit code showing would-be attackers how to leverage the flaw to break into Windows computers.

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More now than ever, accessibility has become the top of mind for any organization. The Canadian Survey on Disability revealed that 22 per cent of Canadians–or over 6.2 million people–over the age of 15 has or had a disability. The four most common types include pain-related immobilization, flexibility, mobility, and mental health-related. Additionally, 5.4 per […]

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Resecurity® HUNTER, cyber threat intelligence and R&D unit, identified a strong connection to a cloud hosting and IoT company servicing the domain belonging to cybercriminals. According to the recent research published by ReSecurity on Twitter, starting January 2021 REVil leveraged a new domain ‘decoder[.]re’ in addition to a ransomware page available in the TOR network. […]

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Today’s podcast offers advice on protection from ransomware attacks, outlines privacy worries over the new data collection policies of the Audacity audio editor and describes more bad Android apps

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On Tuesday, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki declared that while the massive REvil ransomware attack on Kaseya VSA servers is not imputed to anyone so far, the Biden administration will take action if the Russian president doesn’t suppress the cyb…

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