SilverTerrier gang uses COVID-19 lures in BEC attacks against healthcare, government organizations

Security Affairs

Nigerian cyber gang SilverTerrier, specialized in BEC attacks, used COVID-19 lures in recent attacks on healthcare and government organizations. The post SilverTerrier gang uses COVID-19 lures in BEC attacks against healthcare, government organizations appeared first on Security Affairs.

Business ID Theft Soars Amid COVID Closures

Krebs on Security

To prove ownership over the hijacked firms, they hire low-wage image editors online to help fabricate and/or modify a number of official documents tied to the business — including tax records and utility bills.

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List of data breaches and cyber attacks in May 2021 – 116 million records breached

IT Governance

If you find yourself facing a cyber security disaster, IT Governance is here to help. unknown) Criminal hackers attack Ehrmann, demand millions in ransom (unknown) Criminal hackers attack Energy Hamburg Radio (unknown) Chemical distribution company Brenntag paid a $4.4

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in December 2020 – 148 million records breached

IT Governance

The post List of data breaches and cyber attacks in December 2020 – 148 million records breached appeared first on IT Governance UK Blog. What else would you expect from the final month of 2020 than the highest number of publicly disclosed incidents we’ve ever recorded?

State Attackers Moving from Stealing Data to Social Meddling

Ascent Innovations

The utilities and energy industries experienced high indicators of attack activity, suggests that attackers have access to critical infrastructure and are waiting to exploit this access. State actors tend to zero in on government agencies or utilities and energy targets. They look to steal credit card numbers from financial services & insurance companies or install malware on the critical systems used by healthcare companies.

The Internet of Things (IoT): Managing the Data Tsunami

Collibra

Yet along that path there will be numerous obstacles to overcome – chiefly related to data privacy and governance. The Internet-of-Things has the potential to transform a range of industries – from automotive and agriculture through to healthcare, home appliances and insurance services. But exactly how that data is utilized (and potentially monetised) will differ across sectors. Data governance holds the key.

China Publishes Draft Regulations on Protecting the Security of Key Information Infrastructure

Hunton Privacy

The Cyberspace Administration of China will work together with relevant government agencies to formulate materials for the identification of “key information infrastructure” in their respective industry sectors and fields. This post has been updated. .