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Brute Force: Anatomy of a Cyber Attack, Varonis

The media coverage of NotPetya has hidden what might have been a more significant cyber attack: a brute force attack on the UK Parliament. While for many it was simply fertile ground for Twitter Brexit jokes, a cyber attack like this that ... »

How to defend against the WannaCrypt global ransomware attack via ZDNet

All the malware’s attack vectors and infection spreads are not yet known, but we do know how to protect vulnerable systems. Friday’s ransomware outbreak is ongoing and while researchers work to stem the tide of infection, businesses, governments, and individuals ... »

Defending Against El Machete’s Malware Attacks with Cylance

Can You Protect Against El Machete? El Machete is a targeted attack campaign that was first publicly disclosed and named by Kaspersky here. The Cylance SPEAR™ Team, whilst tracking and monitoring threats, found that El Machete has continued to operate ... »

Nuclear Power Plant Disrupted by Cyber Attack

The head of an international nuclear energy consortium said this week that a cyber attack caused a “disruption” at a nuclear power plant at some point during the last several years. A nuclear power plant became the target of a disruptive ... »

Hack warnings prompt cyber ‘security fatigue’

Relentless cyber security warnings have given people “security fatigue” that stops them keeping themselves safe, suggests a study. Many ignored warnings they received, found the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Others were worn out by software updates and ... »