A phishing attack can have devastating results. For individuals, this includes unauthorised purchases, the stealing of funds, or identify theft. Latest information and headlines about email, spear and angler phishing in the world of cyber security.
Ransomware is making headlines for all the wrong reasons – because it’s succeeding. You’ll have read plenty about the major attacks this year on Kayesa, Colonial Pipelines, and others. However, it would be a mistake to assume it’s only giant organisations and critical infrastructure at risk.
The “casual approach” of Pakistan’s Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) in hosting information on the cloud not only compromises the country’s sovereignty but could also have grave consequences for taxpayers, both domestically and internationally, according to tax practitioners.
Education material publisher Pearson has agreed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in the US to pay $1m (€849,000) to settle charges it misled investors following a cyber intrusion, and had inadequate disclosure controls and procedures.
The Indian government’s Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) says phishing attackers have abused the ngrok platform to target bank customers, obtain sensitive information and carry out fraudulent transactions.