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A massive phishing campaign using QR codes targets the energy sector

Security Affairs

A phishing campaign employing QR codes targeted a leading energy company in the US, cybersecurity firm Cofense reported. “Beginning in May 2023, Cofense has observed a large phishing campaign utilizing QR codes targeting the Microsoft credentials of users from a wide array of industries.” ” continues the report.

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News alert: Beazley reports on how AI, new tech distract businesses as cyber risk intensifies

The Last Watchdog

London, July 13, 2023 — Beazley, the leading specialist insurer, today published its latest Risk & Resilience report: Spotlight on: Cyber & Technology Risks 2023. For the insurance industry, working with clients to help them tackle these challenges is vital to ensuring businesses operate in as safe an environment as possible.

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The Week in Cyber Security and Data Privacy: 12 – 18 February 2024

IT Governance

Fowler sent a responsible disclosure notice when he discovered the database and it was secured the following day. Welfare Benefits Plan Source 1 ; source 2 New Healthcare USA Yes 13,079 Insurance ACE/Humana Inc. Source New Manufacturing USA Yes 20,415 TECA Srl Source New Transport Italy Yes 16.7 GB AGC Flat Glass North America, Inc.

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Scanning for Flaws, Scoring for Security

Krebs on Security

Is it fair to judge an organization’s information security posture simply by looking at its Internet-facing assets for weaknesses commonly sought after and exploited by attackers, such as outdated software or accidentally exposed data and devices? the security posture of vendor partners). ENTIRELY, CERTIFIABLY PREVENTABLE.

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The Week in Cyber Security and Data Privacy: 5 – 11 February 2024

IT Governance

Compromised data includes policyholders’ and their families’ civil status, dates of birth and social security numbers, as well as the name of their health insurer and information relating to their contracts. It has since been confirmed by Anukul Peedkaew, the permanent secretary of social development and human security.

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The Week in Cyber Security and Data Privacy: 20 – 26 November 2023

IT Governance

The post The Week in Cyber Security and Data Privacy: 20 – 26 November 2023 appeared first on IT Governance UK Blog. We’ll be back next week with the biggest and most interesting news stories, all rounded up in one place for you. In the meantime, if you missed it, check out last week’s round-up.

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

Security Affairs

The attacks targeted a major utility provider, a university, and a government agency in the United States, a health agency in Canada, a health insurance provider, an energy company in Australia, and a European medical publishing company to deliver various malware families. ” continues the report. Pierluigi Paganini.