US cyberattack: Around 50 organizations ‘genuinely impacted’ with significant breach says FireEye

One of the largest cybersecurity companies in the US, FireEye said that the widespread hack of US government networks had genuinely impacted about 50 organizations. Kevin Mandia CEO of FireEye said that even though 18,000 organizations had malicious code in their networks, it was 50 of them that had suffered major impact and security breaches. …

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Microsoft Exposes New Adrozek Malware That Is affecting Edge, Chrome, and Firefox Browsers with Adware

Microsoft has raised the alarm about a new malware strain that infects users’ devices and then proceeds to modify browsers and their settings to inject ads into search results pages. Adrozek, the malware has been active since at least May 2020 and reached its absolute peak in August this year when it controlled more than …

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Covid-19: Facebook to remove false claims about Covid vaccines

Social media giant Facebook says it will start removing all false claims about Covid-19 and its vaccine in all of its platforms following the announcement of the first vaccine being approved for use and distribution around the world by early 2021. The policy change expands Facebook’s current rules against falsehoods and conspiracy theories about the …

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Jet Maker Embraer Hit by Cyber Attack

On Monday, Brazilian jet maker Embraer disclosed that it suffered a cyberattack. In a press release, Antonio Carlos Garcia, executive vice president of finance and investor relations for Embraer said “The cyberattack was identified on November 25, 2020, which made access to only a single environment of the Company’s files unavailable,” As a result of …

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Web hosting provider Managed.com forced to take servers offline due to Ransomware attack

Managed.com, one of the major providers of managed web hosting solutions, has taken down all its servers to deal with a ransomware attack. In the early hours of Monday morning, November 16 Managed.com discovered it was the victim of a coordinated ransomware attack, encrypting not only its own systems but also the websites of customers. …

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Nigeria ranks below in terms of internet affordability

The cost of internet use is so expensive in Nigeria that the country ranks at the very top in an exceedingly survey of 85 countries of the world.A United States-based solution provider Surfshark Press released, said “Nigeria has the least affordable internet globally. It ranks below Columbia and Honduras in terms of internet affordability.”In its …

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Social Engineering

Social engineering is a common mechanic to take advantage of humans. Chris hadnagy stated that social engineering is the process by which intruders gain access to facilities, networks, systems, data, and even employees by exploiting the generally trusting nature of people. You can continue here.

Ransomware attacks, why experts believe it will get worse

Ransomware has become the most chronic and common threat to digital networks. At a time when 41% of all cybersecurity insurance claims flow from ransomware attacks, it’s no surprise that ransomware is top of mind for leading security experts, government officials, and law enforcement leaders. Mark Weatherford, chief strategy officer and board member of the …

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The US, 6 Other Countries in new call for backdoor encryption access

On the 13th October 2020, the US Division of Justice signed on to a new worldwide assertion warning of the hazards of encryption and calling for an industry-wide effort to allow law enforcement agencies to access encrypted information as soon as a warrant has been obtained. The US was joined in the effort by the …

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