Mark Mayne

First cyber attacker and defender agility framework developed

First cyber attacker and defender agility framework developed

Researchers have announced the creation of a framework to score agility in cyber-attacks.

New fileless malware presents problems for business

New fileless malware presents problems for business

Concerns raised over growth in highly stealthy fileless malware that is almost impossible to detect or prevent.

Wallet Generator site may have run potential backdoor

Wallet Generator site may have run potential backdoor

A website designed to create secure, random, offline crypto wallets may have been compromised in an ingenious manner, according to reports

Infighting as hijacking forum hacked, database leaked & phishers phished

Infighting as hijacking forum hacked, database leaked & phishers phished

A forum dedicated to hijacking and SIM cloning attacks has been hacked, exposing the details of nearly 113,000 forum users who now report being phished and fearful of lawenforcement follow up.

WhatsApp zero-day in spy revelations - patch issued

WhatsApp zero-day in spy revelations - patch issued

Facebook-owned messaging app urges approx 1.5bn users to update their apps after Israeli spyware exploits vulnerability. The exploit is particularly sophisticated as no user interaction is required.

Github ransom victims fail to pay up

Github ransom victims fail to pay up

Malicious hackers have deleted code from Github, Bitbucket, and GitLab repos and demanded a bitcoin ransom for safe return - although no ransom payments appear to have been made by victims...

Emotet banking trojan uses IoT devices to evade detection

Emotet banking trojan uses IoT devices to evade detection

Operators of persistent banking trojan menace Emotet are using compromised IoT devices to evade detection for the first time

UK businesses report leap in cyber attacks

UK businesses report leap in cyber attacks

Report shows a significant increase in business cyber-attacks, but cyber security readiness is down year-on-year

Scranos malware expands from China, goes global

Scranos malware expands from China, goes global

A new malware campaign previously only found in China has widened operations to target enterprises and users across the globe.

Destructive attacks and island hopping combine to spell catastrophe for enterprise

Destructive attacks and island hopping combine to spell catastrophe for enterprise

Continuing high levels of data destruction and supply-chain compromise raise red flags for the future, according to a new report from Carbon Black.