Lessons from history and recent attacks on critical infrastructure throw into sharp relief the need to better safeguard our essential systems and services. Just days ago, Ukraine’s power grid came under attack as the Sandworm group attempted to deploy a piece of malware called Industroyer2 against the operations of an energy supplier in the country. Industroyer2, uncovered during … More Critical infrastructure: Under cyberattack for longer than you might think
Somebody could easily take control of your PayPal account and steal money from you if you’re not careful – here’s how to stay safe from a simple but effective attack. I have been fascinated with the thought of being able to break into a bank ever since my love for bank robbery films began in … More How I hacked my friend’s PayPal account
Think your email may have been hacked? Here are the signs to look for, how account takeover attacks commonly occur, and how to recover your account and avoid falling victim again. Email has been with us for decades. And while social media and mobile messaging apps are increasingly popular, it remains the mainstay of our … More How to know if your email has been hacked
Hackers break into the Bureau’s email systems to send out at least 100,000 emails warning recipients of imminent cyberattacks The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has had its email servers compromised, with the hackers then sending out tens of thousands of bogus spam emails impersonating the agency and the Department of Homeland Security and claiming … More FBI systems compromised to send out fake attack alerts
Discover the best ways to mitigate your organization’s attack surface, in order to maximize cybersecurity. In almost all coverage of modern breaches you’ll hear mention of the “cyberattack surface” or something similar. It’s central to understanding how attacks work and where organizations are most exposed. During the pandemic the attack surface has grown arguably further … More What is a cyberattack surface and how can you reduce it?