The victims lost an average of nine days to downtime and two-and-a-half months to investigations, an analysis of disclosed attacks shows
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Israeli maker of surveillance software blocked +44 code after detecting hack against Princess Haya, source says
The powerful spyware used to hack into mobile phones belonging to Princess Haya and her divorce lawyer Fiona Shackleton is no longer effective against UK numbers, sources familiar with the software’s developer have said.
NSO Group, the Israeli maker of the Pegasus surveillance tool, implemented a change preventing client countries from targeting +44 numbers, the sources said, after it became aware of the British hacking scandal on 5 August last year.Continue reading...
ESET research discovers ESPecter bootkit – FontOnLake targeting Linux – Fake SafeMoon app update
As an Official Champion of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), the Council will be sharing educational resources on payment security best practices on the PCI Perspectives blog, and through our Twitter (@PCISSC) and LinkedIn pages. The Council will align these resources with the four weekly themes outlined by the National Cyber Security Alliance:
ESET researchers discover a malware family with tools that show signs they’re used in targeted attacks
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Two-factor authentication is a simple way to greatly enhance the security of your account
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