Keeping you informed with the latest developments and news in the cyber security and intelligence sectors.
Over the years, we have developed a range of content with the aim of educating organisations on cyber security threats and helping them defend their assets and reputation, so for us every month is Cyber Security Awareness Month.
On 26 September, Semafor published a lengthy article written by Jay Solomon claiming that a series of Iranian-American analysts and advisors to the Biden administration had been compromised as part of a long-running Iranian influence operation.
These days, there seems to be a variety of digital technologies on the horizon that are poised to disrupt the way we live our everyday lives.
On Saturday night, Channel 4’s Dispatches aired an investigation into Russell Brand, presenting allegations of sexual and emotional abuse towards multiple women between 2006 and 2013.
The other day, I came across this article from the Guardian on the use of AI translation in asylum applications.
Not a week goes by that we don’t see a headline in the press that mentions something along the lines of “sophisticated phishing attack” or “new phishing attack approach”.
In a manner horrifyingly reminiscent of March 2020, my week started with discourse on Covid-19, specifically of new variants.
You’ve heard of IP Addresses, you might even know what they are, but if you need to get a penetration test for your website or web application, why is your cyber security consultant asking about these as well? When it comes to penetration testing your web applications, it’s important to include your public IP addresses in the scope and here’s why.
I’ve noticed I’ve been consuming increasing amounts of breaking news content from accounts named ‘Pop Crave’ and ‘Pop Base’.
The potential of AI-generated disinformation and influence operations is picking up fast. An anonymous software engineer called ‘Neapaw’ recently showcased ‘CounterCloud’, a Large Language Model (LLM) project designed to automate a pro-US, anti-Russia, pro-Biden, anti-Trump influence operation in its entirety.
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.
Media, politics, debate, and general human interaction increasingly revolve around ‘gotcha’ moments. The desperate and infinite pursuit of being able to catch out the person who disagreed with you online and parade them in front of the digital crowd as a stupid dumb idiot.