Breaking down the cost of a cyber attack
We’re all used to articles citing eye-watering figures on what a data breach or ransomware attack can cost an organisation; typically figures ranging from thousands through to millions.
Immunity CANVAS leak: What you need to know - 2020
In 2020, Immunity’s CANVAS exploit platform was leaked to the VirusTotal database; making the usually cost-prohibitive tool available to a much wider audience.
Double-extortion ransomware: Two different considerations
Double-extortion ransomware reflects the inevitable evolution of the digital version of kidnap and ransom.
Ransomware attacks continue – as do ransom payments
Not a month goes by that we don’t see that another organisation has suffered a ransomware attack. In fact, in the last month we’ve even seen global car manufacturer Honda become a victim, along with several lesser-publicised organisations, including the city of Florence, Alabama in the US.
Cyber breaches: People in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones
One of the issues highlighted by the Travelex incident—and the reaction to it—is the extraordinarily high level of culpability and scorn that continues to be attached to corporate victims of cyberattacks.
Are you prepared for a cyber attack?
Every organisation is a potential cyber-attack target. Hackers could be trying to get hold of sensitive data, access a customer or supplier, infiltrate the organisation’s activities, or just have a bit of fun.
Fake news and trusted sources
In the age of fake news, as individuals we are being encouraged to check the sources of information that we use.