Majority of hacked Google Cloud environments used for cryptomining
According to a recent survey of Google Cloud threats, virtually every recently hacked Google Cloud environment is being exploited for cryptomining.
The Google Cybersecurity Action Team (GCAT) came into being in October 2021. The branch is primarily concerned with security consulting for Google C... Read more
North Korean hackers target U.S. aerospace and defence industry
Hackers from North Korea are directing their attacks to target U.S. defense and aerospace industries. “Operation North Star” is the name given to the malicious attacks which targeted employees and other sensitive parties affiliated to the sectors.
The operation used documents, advertising jo... Read more
‘Corporate email phishing becomes more and more persuasive’
Business email compromise (BEC), a type of phishing attack targeting companies and their employees, is more than 20 times as effective than the average phishing email, according to a report by Barracuda.
Barracuda's new report is called Spear Phishing: Top Threats and Trends Vol. 3 - Defending a... Read more
“Spear phishing where attackers pretend to be Microsoft common.
One of the most common forms of spear phishing attacks, is where attackers pretend to be someone from Microsoft in an attempt to take over accounts. This is evident from the quarterly report 'Spear Phishing: Top Attacks and Trends' by Barracuda Networks (hereafter Barracuda).
Researchers from Barra... Read more