UNC2529, a new sophisticated cybercrime gang that targets U.S. orgs with 3 malware

Security Affairs

“For example, UNC2529 used a unique username, masquerading as an account executive for a small California-based electronics manufacturing company, which Mandiant identified through a simple Internet search.”

Ransomware infected systems at Xchanging, a DXC subsidiary

Security Affairs

Systems at Xchanging, a subsidiary of Global IT services and solutions provider DXC Technology was hit by ransomware over the weekend. Global IT services and solutions provider DXC Technology disclosed a ransomware attack that infected systems at its Xchanging subsidiary.

Don’t blame ‘The Things’

CGI

The Dedicated Denial of Service (DDoS) attack on a number of popular websites that made the news recently was attributed to hackers utilising the vulnerabilities of home automation products such as sensors, TVs and webcams. In the headlines the event is cited as a further example of the threats posed by the Internet of Things (IoT), a world of interconnected devices capable of sharing data and promising a wealth of new services and products. Don’t blame ‘The Things’.