North Korean Ransomware targets US Medical Industry

North Korean Ransomware targets US Medical Industry

According to US cybersecurity warnings, North Korean state-sponsored cyber threat actors have employed the Maui spyware to attack the medical and public health sectors. The FBI has noticed and reacted to various Maui ransomware instances against HPH sector firms since...
Maastricht University gets Money back, with Interest

Maastricht University gets Money back, with Interest

In 2019, Maastricht University was hit by a large cyberattack in which hackers used ransomware, a type of malicious software that locks valuable data and can only be accessed once the victim pays a ransom amount to access their systems. The hackers encrypted their...
Cloud Adoption needs high degree of cybersecurity

Cloud Adoption needs high degree of cybersecurity

The Chief Information Officer at AI Baraka Islamic Bank, Mr. Waheed, stated that transforming banks and financial institutions into cloud computing requires only the best cybersecurity standards to be applied. This was at the “Zero Trust Security – Always...
Affordable Cybersecurity Practices for MSMEs

Affordable Cybersecurity Practices for MSMEs

Small businesses are not immune to cyber-attacks; in fact, they might be even more susceptible to cyberattacks due to lesser resources to defend against attackers. In 2021, 46% of security breaches impacted small and medium enterprises, with phishing and...
Researchers Discover Microsoft Vulnerability

Researchers Discover Microsoft Vulnerability

Proofpoint has discovered a feature in the Microsoft cloud that allows hackers to encrypt files stored on SharePoint and OneDrive in a way that makes them unrecoverable.  This is a deviation from the norm as cloud drives are typically considered to be more...
Government prohibits VPN services for employees

Government prohibits VPN services for employees

The Union government updated an advisory directing government personnel to shun using third-party VPN services, such as NordVPN and ExpressVPN, as well as cloud storage services such as Google Drive and Dropbox. The National Informatics Centre (NIC), a department...
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