Energy giant Shell discloses data breach caused by Accellion FTA hack

Oil and gas giant Royal Dutch Shell (Shell) discloses a data breach resulting from the compromise of its Accellion File Transfer Appliance (FTA) file sharing service. Energy giant Shell disclosed a data breach resulting from the compromise of an Accellion File Transfer Appliance (FTA) used by the company. Shell is an Anglo-Dutch multinational oil and […]

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2021-03-23T05:06:06-04:00March 23rd, 2021|Latest Cyber Attacks, Malware|

Hackers breached four prominent underground cybercrime forums

A suspicious wave of attacks resulted in the hack of four cybercrime forums Verified, Crdclub, Exploit, and Maza since January. Since January, a series of mysterious cyberattacks that resulted in the hack of popular Russian-language cybercrime forums. Unknown threat actors hacked the Verified forum in January, Crdclub in February, and Exploit and Maza in March, […]

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2021-03-06T13:32:04-05:00March 6th, 2021|Latest Cyber Attacks, Malware|

Clop ransomware gang leaks data allegedly stolen from cybersecurity firm Qualys

Cybersecurity firm Qualys seems to have suffered a data breach, threat actors allegedly exploited zero-day flaw in their Accellion FTA server. Cybersecurity firm Qualys is the latest victim of a cyber attack, the company was likely hacked by threat actors that exploited a zero-day vulnerability in their Accellion FTA server. A couple of weeks ago, security experts […]

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2021-03-03T18:14:44-05:00March 3rd, 2021|Latest Cyber Attacks, Malware|

Dutch Research Council (NWO) confirms DoppelPaymer ransomware attack

Dutch Research Council (NWO) confirmed that the recent cyberattack that forced it to take its servers offline was caused by the DoppelPaymer ransomware gang. On February 14, Dutch Research Council (NWO) was hit by a cyber attack that compromised its network and impacted its operations. In response to the incident, the Dutch Research Council (NWO) […]

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2021-02-26T18:09:32-05:00February 26th, 2021|Latest Cyber Attacks, Malware|

Proactive vs Responsive AI: Which One Protects Against Major Modern Adversaries in Cybersecurity?

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Deep Learning are terms that constantly get thrown around in cybersecurity to the point where they’ve got a bad reputation due to false promises. However, as we move into a future with advanced adversaries that are also utilizing AI technology, the only option we have is to understand what distinguishes the good from the bad, and [...]

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