IBM: Cloud use makes Europe biggest target of hackers in 2023
Recent research by IBM Security X-Force finds that Europe faced the most cyber attacks in 2023. High cloud adoption that increases the attack surface is the main reason.
The annual IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Index 2024 shows that Europe suffered the most cyber attacks of any world region in... Read more
Microsoft Defender for Endpoint now automatically isolates infected accounts
Microsoft Defender for Endpoint now automatically takes action on suspicious activity. For example, it automatically shuts down compromised accounts from the network and blocks hands-on keyboard attacks.
Microsoft Defender for Endpoint gets significant improvements for enterprise security. Auto... Read more
‘German IT services company Bitmarck knocked offline by cyberattack’
The German IT services company Bitmarck has been feeling the effects of a cyberattack. Its internal systems remain out of action as it struggles to bring them back online, SiliconANGLE reports.
Bismarck is a leading provider of outsourced IT services to the German healthcare industry. The cybera... Read more
Capita admits hackers stole customer data
Major UK government outsourcer Capita has revealed that it lost more than just access to MS Office.
This week Capita admitted that the cyber attack it had suffered on March 22 may have resulted in a significant data breach.
On April 3 the company, which provides outsourced IT services to a w... Read more
Capita suffers cyberattack, impacting Microsoft Office 365 access
Capita, a leading provider of outsourcing services based in London, announced on March 31 that it had experienced a cyberattack that disrupted access to its internal Microsoft Office 365 applications. The attack occurred at 4 a.m. on Friday, March 26, and was discovered three hours later when staff... Read more
Western Digital reports a cybersecurity incident
In a recent announcement, Western Digital revealed that it has fallen victim to a cyber-attack that has caused the company to shut down some of its systems.
The data storage firm reported that it detected a network security incident on March 26th involving an unauthorized third party gaining acc... Read more
Acer confirms 160 GB data leak
Acer has confirmed a 160 GB data leak of documents from repair employees. The data leak became public after cybercriminals posted an example on a hacker forum.
According to BleepingComputer, cybercriminals recently managed to capture a large amount of data from the computer manufacturer. The dat... Read more
GoDaddy hit by very lengthy cyber attack
GoDaddy appears to have been hit for years by a cyber attack in which source code was captured and malware was placed on servers. This writes the American domain registrar and web host in a statement to stock market regulator SEC.
According to the statement, it was discovered last December that ... Read more
Reddit hit by data breach after phishing attack
Reddit was recently hit by a phishing attack in which employee login credentials were obtained. As a result, cybercriminals managed to get their hands on internal documents containing employee data and parts of the news and community platform's source code.
According to Reddit, it was discovered... Read more
Mailchimp discloses another data breach and cyberattack
Mailchimp has been hit by a cyberattack for the second time since August 2022. One or multiple cybercriminals gained access to internal accounts.
In a statement, the company disclosed that the breach was discovered on January 11. One or multiple attackers misused a customer and account support ... Read more