Cyber Espionage

Cyberespionage and ransomware attacks are on the increase warns the Verizon 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report, the findings of which were emailed to MMW on Monday. Per the summary provided, cyberespionage is now the most common type of attack seen in manufacturing, the public sector and now education. Much of this is due to the […]

Russian state hackers get the headlines, but nations across the globe are pouring money into cyber espionage units, a development, security experts say, that is allowing smaller nations to close the espionage gap without the satellites or tech muscle of big nations. “It’s very inexpensive. It’s very efficient,” said John Hultquist, a cyber espionage analyst […]

Cyberespionage and ransomware attacks are on the increase, warns the Verizon 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report.  Cyberespionage is now the most common type of attack seen in the government, manufacturing and education sectors. Much of this is due to the high proliferation of propriety research, prototypes and confidential personal data, which are hot-ticket items for […]

Ransomware dominated malware-related data breaches investigated by Verizon last year, appearing in 71 percent of cases, according to the annual Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) released Thursday. Compared to last year’s DBIR report, ransomware attacks are up 50 percent. Still, Verizon suspects the true number of ransomware attacks and victims is likely going under reported. […]

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Cyber espionage is the most common attack targeting manufacturing companies, the public sector and education organizations, Verizon found in its annual investigate report on data breaches released Thursday. The company’s latest report analyzes nearly 2,000 breaches around the world, identifying more than 300 breaches as espionage-related. Verizon’s study also found a 50 percent increase in ransomware […]

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PARIS (AP) — Researchers with the Japanese anti-virus firm Trend Micro say the campaign of French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron has been targeted by Russia-linked hackers, adding a little more detail to previous suggestions that the centrist politician was being singled out for electronic eavesdropping by the Kremlin. The campaign’s digital chief, Mounir Mahjoubi, confirmed […]

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PUNE: Cyberespionage is now the most common type of attack seen in manufacturing, the public sector and now education, according to the Verizon 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR). To a large extent, this is due to the high proliferation of propriety research, prototypes and confidential personal data, which are hot-ticket items for cyber criminals. […]

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A report by Denmark’s Centre for Cyber ​​Security (CFCS) reveals Danish authorities’ email accounts have been attacked by a foreign source for the past two years. Download this free guide Cyber security in the Middle East It is not just western countries such as the US and the UK that are being targeted by hackers, […]

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