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"Hackers could exploit Google Workplace and cloud platform for ransomware activities."

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A set of novel attack methods has been demonstrated against Google Workspace and the Google Cloud Platform that could be potentially leveraged by threat actors to conduct ransomware, data exfiltration, and password recovery attacks. "Starting from a single compromised machine, threat actors could progress in several ways: they could move to other cloned machines with GCPW installed, gain access
Samsung Electronics disclosed a data breach that exposed customer personal information to an unauthorized individual. Samsung Electronics suffered a data breach that exposed the personal information of some of its customers to an unauthorized individual. The security breach was discovered on November 13, 2023, and impacted customers who made purchases from the Samsung UK online store between July


The threat actors behind the Rhysida ransomware engage in opportunistic attacks targeting organizations spanning various industry sectors. The advisory comes courtesy of the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC). "Observed as a ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS)
Security awareness and training company SoSafe has announced the launch of the next-generation of personalised learning. The news was revealed at their Human Firewall Conference earlier this week. This latest innovation aims to make secure behaviour second nature for humans. SoSafe’s personalisation engine multiplies the learning effect while saving up to 30% of time investment of employees. User
According to recent research on employee offboarding, 70% of IT professionals say they’ve experienced the negative effects of incomplete IT offboarding, whether in the form of a security incident tied to an account that wasn't deprovisioned, a surprise bill for resources that aren’t in use anymore, or a missed handoff of a critical resource or account. This is despite an average of five hours


The FBI and CISA warn of attacks carried out by the Rhysida ransomware group against organizations across multiple industry sectors. FBI and CISA published a joint Cybersecurity Advisory (CSA) to warn of Rhysida ransomware attacks against organizations across multiple industry sectors. The report is part of the ongoing #StopRansomware effort that disseminates advisories about tactics, techniques,
Russian threat actors have been possibly linked to what's been described as the "largest cyber attack against Danish critical infrastructure," in which 22 companies associated with the operation of the country's energy sector were targeted in May 2023. "22 simultaneous, successful cyberattacks against Danish critical infrastructure are not commonplace," Denmark's SektorCERT said [PDF]. "The



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