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Artificial Intelligence Shadow on Cybersecurity: NCSC Warns of Escalating Ransomware Threat

Artificial Intelligence

The United Kingdom’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has issued a stark warning: in the near future, artificial intelligence (AI) will become a potent weapon in the cybercriminal arsenal, significantly amplifying the threat of ransomware attacks.  This assessment, outlined in the NCSC’s recent report on the impact of AI on cyber-operations, underscores the urgent need […]

Bolstering Defenses: How Retailers Can Fortify Their Cybersecurity

retailers

In today’s digital age, retailers hold a treasure trove of data – customer information, financial records, and even inventory details. This valuable information makes them prime targets for cybercriminals, who are constantly seeking new ways to exploit vulnerabilities and gain unauthorized access. The consequences of a successful cyberattack can be devastating for retailers. Not only […]

Orrick Data Breach Scope Expands, Exposing Information of Over 638,000 Individuals

orrick data breach

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, a prominent law firm specializing in cybergovernance and response, has revealed a significant expansion in the scope of its data breach, impacting over four times the initially reported number of individuals. This disclosure, made through an updated filing with the Maine Attorney General’s office, raises concerning questions about data security practices […]

The Fortified Fortress: Why Cybersecurity Is Paramount for Legal Firms

Legal Firms

In the digital age, legal firms hold an immense responsibility. They safeguard sensitive client information, navigate complex legal landscapes, and uphold the very pillars of justice. Yet, amidst this noble pursuit, a lurking threat has emerged: the insidious specter of cybercrime. With sensitive data – financial records, confidential documents, and personal details, coursing through their […]

How to Integrate AI into Cybersecurity Strategy for Better Protection

AI into Cybersecurity

Artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly transforming the cybersecurity landscape. AI-powered tools and techniques are being used to automate tasks, improve threat detection, and respond to incidents more quickly and effectively. For that reason, integrating AI into cybersecurity strategy is the best step for the company.  The Benefits of Integrating AI into Cybersecurity Here are some […]

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care (HPHC) was hit by a ransomware attack

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care (HPHC)

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care (HPHC) is one of the largest health services providers in the United States, serving more than 2.5 million members in four states. However, the organization recently became the victim of a ransomware attack that compromised its systems and exposed its members’ and providers’ sensitive data. Read: Gravity Forms Plugin Exposes WordPress […]

Spain’s National Police Crack Down a Spanish Cybercrime Gang behind Bank Fraud

Spanish Cybercrime Gang

The national police have cracked down on a large-scale phishing operation linked to a Spanish Cybercrime Gang known as Trinitarios. According to the police, the operation involved two hackers, 15 members of the gang, and another 23 accomplices who carried out illegal financial transactions in Madrid and Seville. The suspects are accused of scamming more […]

March 2023: A Record-Breaking Month for Ransomware Attacks

If experts consider ransomware attacks to be a serious threat to businesses and organizations, they are shocked by the latest statistics from NCC Group, a global cybersecurity firm. According to their report, March 2023 was the most prolific month recorded by cybersecurity analysts in recent years, measuring 459 attacks, an increase of 91% from the […]

The impact of a year-long cyberattack on LA Housing Authority

The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) has revealed that it suffered a data breach following a ransomware attack on December 31, 2022. The public housing agency, which provides affordable housing to low-income families in LA, said that unauthorized actors accessed its network and endpoints between January 15 and December 31 of […]

The Vice Society Cybercrime Group is the most impactful of 2022

After many studies and attacks this year, cybersecurity experts have managed to reveal that the group known as The Vice Society has had the most impact. Their movements and attacks have been concentrated in the education sector, but they have managed to attack other ones. In this article, we will talk about this group. Read: […]