COVID-19 data put for sale on the Dark Web

Resecurity, a California-based cybersecurity company protecting Fortune 500, has identified leaked PII stolen from Thailand’s Department of Medical Sciences containing information about citizens with COVID-19 symptoms. The incident was uncovered and shared with Thai CERT. The data was put for sale on several Dark Web marketplaces and was available for further purchase via a Telegram […]

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Cloud computing top concerns: The focus is shifting

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) released the Top Threats to Cloud Computing: The Pandemic 11 report, which found a marked change in what cloud security provider (CSP) security issues are seen as concerning. New, more nuanced items, such as configuration and authentication, suggest both that consumers’ understanding of the cloud has matured, and signals a […]

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Pandemic-related identity fraud: How serious is it?

The Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) and LexisNexis Risk Solutions have released the Pandemic-Related Identity Fraud Crime Victim Impacts Report, which shows how individuals and government agencies have been impacted since 2020 by an unprecedented wave of government benefits identity fraud. “We speak with identity crime victims every day at the ITRC,” said Eva Velasquez, […]

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2021 COVID bounce: Malware has returned with a vengeance

At a particularly perilous moment for privacy and security, Malwarebytes’ research uncovered a COVID bounce, a massive 2021 resurgence of cyberthreats across multiple categories following pandemic-induced declines in 2020. There was a 77% increase in malware detections over 2020. Business-focused cyberthreats jumped 143%, while consumer-specific threats rose by 65% to more than 152 million in […]

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Supply chain disruptions rose in 2021

56% of businesses experienced more supply chain disruptions in 2021 than 2020, a Hubs report reveals. Last year was marked by a number of challenges, including computer chip shortages, port congestion, the ongoing impacts of COVID-19, logistics impediments, and energy crises, though with every hurdle faced, solutions are being sought. It is increasingly clear that […]

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