cyberattacks

Spread of ‘stupid’ IoT devices could be ‘asbestos of the future’

A cybersecurity researcher has warned that a flood of consumer IoT devices with little benefit could leave us open to disaster. The Mirai botnet was but one of many massive cyberattacks launched using internet-of-things (IoT) devices. Rather than being sophisticated attacks using secure systems, many were orchestrated using household smart devices with little-to-no security built in …

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Hacker stole details of 250,000 users from Dutch sex worker forum

A hacker has stolen the data of 250,000 users of a Dutch web forum, exposing the email addresses of both clients and workers. A Dutch sex worker forum where clients can rate and review workers, Hookers.nl, has experienced a data breach, according to Dutch broadcaster NOS. NOS reached out to the hacker, who reportedly stole …

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Cyberattacks Hit 66% of Small and Medium Businesses Last Year

Health IT Security is reporting on two separate security reports, one from Kaspersky and the other the Ponemon Institute-Keeper report, showing 66 percent of small to medium-sized businesses suffered cyberattacks last year. The reports also showed that the cost of cyberattacks is on the rise, with a malware incident costing some $2.7 million on average. …

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‘Cybercriminals will increasingly leverage AI in attacks’

How will cybercriminals leverage emerging technologies? Avahai Ben-Yossef, CTO of Cymulate, gives his perspective. Avihai Ben-Yossef is the CTO of Cymulate, a company that produces a cyberattack simulation platform, which allows companies to road test their defences before cybersecurity events take place. Here, he discusses the challenges that come with digital transformation, why legacy firms …

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