Entries by Secure Recruitment

Cyber-Attack Grounds Flights in Alaska

RavnAir Group was forced to ground flights on Saturday following a cyber-attack on the Alaskan company’s computer network. In a statement released on Saturday morning, RavnAir wrote: On Friday, December 20th, RavnAir Group experienced a malicious cyber-attack on our company’s IT network. The nature of the attack was not disclosed, however, the company did reveal that threat actors […]

Data Leak Exposes 267 Million Facebook Users

A database of 267 million Facebook user IDs, phone numbers, and names was left exposed online for a fortnight thanks to another cloud misconfiguration, according to researchers. The trove was likely to have been the result of an illegal scraping operation carried out by cyber-criminals, according to consultant Bob Diachenko and researchers at Comparitech. One […]

Citrix Vulnerability Puts 80K Companies at Risk

A critical flaw has been discovered in two Citrix products, placing 80,000 companies in 158 countries at risk.  The easily exploitable vulnerability could allow attackers to obtain direct access to a company’s local network and to access a company’s credentials.  It could also be used to launch denial of service and phishing attacks and to […]

Is your car at risk of a cyber attack?

Cars are smarter than ever. Many can now let you do everything from dictating text messages to helping you find available parking spaces as you approach an unfamiliar city. There’s a potential downside to all this technology that you might not have considered. As soon as you use the sat-nav or Bluetooth or link your […]

What is a SIM swap scam?

Sim swap fraud is different to a phishing scam where fraudsters trick you into handing over your bank details and passwords via a link to a dodgy website. Instead, fraudsters target your mobile network provider in order to trick them into swapping your phone number on to a card controlled by the hackers. Fraudsters use this […]

Essential Cyber Security Facts for Business Owners

The Worldwide Cyber Security market is expected to reach $167 billion by the end of 2019, and it is only going to grown larger from there, given the number of attacks and the amount of wealth stored online. There line between physical and digital is being blurred more, and criminals are following the money. Often […]

New $1.5M Cybersecurity Center Opening in Baton Rouge

A $1.5 million cyber security training and operations center is going inside The Water Campus near downtown Baton Rouge, La., to support cyber-related missions at military installations in Louisiana and eventually respond to cyber attacks on schools, government institutions and private workplaces in the state. The center’s long-term objective is to respond to cyber-attacks inflicted […]

Twitter Co-Founder Jack Dorsey’s Account Hacked

Securing accounts online can be difficult, especially when you’ve got a lot of legacy access points laying around. Today’s example is Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, whose Twitter account was suddenly hacked to send random messages and racial slurs. The twitter account of Jack Dorsey Chief Executive Officer was hacked on Friday for approximately 20 minutes […]

Automation – Friend of the SOC Analyst

Faced by increasingly sophisticated threats, organizations are realizing the benefits of automation in their cybersecurity programs. Automation, artificial intelligence (AI), and machine learning (ML) are rapidly transforming nearly every industry, and cyber security is no exception. Automation in cyber security is growing so fast that analyst firm Gartner predicts that by 2021 a full 70% of enterprise […]