Fraudsters found a way during the recent holiday season to take advantage of users' "Out of office" messages to sneak messages into business inboxes.
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- Remote-working has seen wider use of web-based email services
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- More than 1000 organisations worldwide have had their corporate phone systems hacked by cybercriminals
- Attackers can eavesdrop on calls, as well as make money-making calls to premium-rate numbers
- Ryuk ransomware poses a credible and imminent threat to US healthcare industry, claims advisory from the FBI, CISA, and HHS.
- Hospitals told to harden their defences and ensure they have a mitigation strategy which can be deployed quickly.
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As Twitter and law enforcement agencies investigate the high profile attack that saw a number of public figures' accounts hacked to spew out a cryptocurrency scam, there is a clear lesson for other businesses to learn.
On March 20th, the Claire's accessories retail chain beloved by young girls around the world made the sensible decision to close all of its physical stores in response to the Coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic.
Norfund, the Norwegian state-owned investment fund for developing countries, has revealed that it has been swindled out of US $10,000,000 (approximately 100 million Norwegian Krona) intended for an institution in Cambodia.
A critical vulnerability has been patched in the Microsoft Teams work collaboration platform after security researchers discovered a way in which hackers could compromise accounts and steal data with something as seemingly harmless as an animated .GIF image.
In the last few days it has come to light that blender manufacturer NutriBullet and guitar tuition website Truefire fell foul of hackers who planted Magecart-style malicious code on their sites which went undetected for months, stealing the credit card details and personal information from users.
More and more businesses are falling victim to Business Email Compromise, where scammers fool companies into transferring money into the bank accounts of criminals.
Earlier this week, police in Japan launched what was described as a "three day public-private cybersecurity exercise" focusing on the risks faced by teleworkers.