Threat intelligence stories
I-Soon suffers data breach revealing state hacking activities
A significant data leak at Chinese private security firm I-Soon has exposed the company's alleged hacking activities.
Parliament cyber summit highlights AI threat to national security
Cyber-plans to tackle escalating AI threats to national security spotlighted at Parliament Street think tank's summit.
Akamai extends its segmentation solution to hybrid cloud environments
Akamai Technologies expands its Akamai Guardicore Segmentation solution to reduce threats in hybrid cloud environments, initially focusing on Microsoft Azure deployments.
Trend Micro dismantles major ransomware group LockBit
Trend Micro collaborates with global law enforcement agents to disrupt major ransomware group, LockBit, responsible for a quarter of 2023's ransomware leaks amounting to billions of dollars.
Kaspersky study: 40% of firms face shortage in cybersecurity hiring
Over 40% of firms face a crippling lack of qualified cybersecurity professionals, contributing to heightened security risks, a new global study by Kaspersky exposes.
Akamai extends Guardicore Segmentation to hybrid cloud environments
Akamai Technologies is set to enhance cloud security by extending Guardicore Segmentation to hybrid cloud environments, reducing attack opportunities and improving visibility into application behaviour.
Technical debt hindering digital transition in EMEA, says Red Hat survey
Red Hat's Global Tech Trends survey reveals technical debt as the main barrier to digital transformation in EMEA, further exacerbated by notable talent gaps and cloud tech concerns.
Sophos launches 24/7 operational support to MSPs, partners
Sophos has unveiled its Partner Care programme, a new expansion to provide 24/7 operational support and non-sales related assistance to partners.
Vectra AI & Gigamon partner for hybrid cloud security solution
Vectra AI and Gigamon partner to offer AI-driven extended detection and response (XDR) for large enterprises across hybrid cloud environments, enhancing observability and threat detection.
January sees three-year high in ransomware attacks across the globe
Despite a 27% drop from December 2023, January 2024 saw a three-year high in ransomware attacks, reflecting a year-on-year rise. NCC Group's analysis shows Lockbit remains the top perpetrator.
Cybersecurity report reveals 75% spike in cloud attacks
CrowdStrike's 2024 Global Threat Report unveils a 75% spike in successful cloud attacks along with a worrying rise in the speed and stealthiness of cybercrimes.
Proaxiom launches ASD-compliant cybersecurity for SMBs & MSPs
Proaxiom Australia launches a Microsoft technology-based cybersecurity solution for SMBs and MSPs, providing Essential Eight compliance, cyber insurance readiness, and continuous assistance from a Security Operations Centre.
Web threats in Singapore down 5.9%, says Kaspersky report
Kaspersky reveals a 5.9% decrease in web-based threats detected for Singapore in 2023, the third annual drop, despite growing complexity and user attacks, which surged to 30.7%.
Recorded Future rolls out AI tech to combat global threats
Recorded Future, the world's largest intelligence firm, unveils its pioneering AI technology designed to fight global threats. The 'Intelligence Graph' has been gathering and analysing threat data for a decade, upgrading it into actionable insights.
Armis acquires CTCI, forms AI-powered cybersecurity powerhouse
Armis acquires AI threat intelligence firm, CTCI, boosting its forecast abilities and creating a powerful new Global Threat Intelligence Service.
'Artificial Inflation of Traffic' scams skyrocket in 2023
A Swedish report exposes a disturbing surge in Artificial Inflation of Traffic (AIT) fraud, with 20 billion fraudulent SMS messages costing organisations a total of $1.16 billion in 2023.
Rise in Valentine's Day scamming on dating apps, warns Cequence Security
This Valentine's Day, Cequence Security's alarming research reveals an increase in scamming activity on dating apps, with fraudsters posing as romantic prospects to exploit users financially.
Kylie Watson becomes DXC Technology's Head of Security for ANZ
DXC Technology has chosen Kylie Watson, a seasoned cybersecurity specialist, as the Security Head for Australia and New Zealand, poised to empower their clients against intensifying cyber threats.
Sophos named Leader in midsize business security by IDC
Sophos soars to Leader status in the IDC MarketScape report for modern endpoint security aimed at midsize businesses.
BlueVoyant warns of rising cyber threats beyond IT perimeters
BlueVoyant's second report on external cyber defence trends highlights emerging risks beyond IT perimeters, including AI's role in intensifying cyber attacks.
BlueVoyant report details rising AI-enabled cybercrime trends
New report by cybersecurity firm BlueVoyant identifies worrying advances in cyber threats and urges increased business vigilance. The emerging trends include AI-aided phishing and online ad exploitation.
Singapore's local cyber threats spike by 52.9% in 2023, reveals Kaspersky
Cyber threats originating from Singaporean servers soared by 52.9% in 2023, with over 17 million incidents detected, as indicated by recent Kaspersky data.
Sean Muirhead named Chief Product Officer at Logpoint
Cybersecurity veteran, Sean Muirhead, joins London-based powerbrand, Logpoint, as CPO, bringing his broad industry and product development expertise to strengthen Logpoint's product strategy and market initiatives.
SentinelOne boosts AI-powered threat-hunting with new WatchTower features
SentinelOne boosts its AI-enabled WatchTower threat-hunting services with new features, helping businesses combat increasingly complex cyber attacks with machine speed effectiveness.