Reading Time: 2 minutes The National University Of Science and Technology (NUST), Zimbabwe, has suffered a major setback after hackers break into NUST system, resulting in loss of student’s results and registration information. This unfortunate incident leaves one to wonder why a major university like NUST has no backups in place, amid fears thatContinue Reading

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Reading Time: < 1 minute The operators behind the pernicious TrickBot malware have resurfaced with new tricks that aim to increase its foothold by expanding its distribution channels, ultimately leading to the deployment of ransomware such as Conti. The threat actor, tracked under the monikers ITG23 and Wizard Spider, has been found to partner withContinue Reading

types of cyberattacks

Reading Time: 4 minutes The COVID-19 pandemic has seen an increase in the number of cyberattacks with ransomware attacks forming a significant proportion of the attacks. In this article, I look at 12 types of cyberattacks and some of them are covered in more detail in articles linked. These forms of attack overlap andContinue Reading

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Reading Time: 2 minutes In a latest development, Olympus has been hit by Blackmatter ransomware. This tech giant, Olympus, is a leading manufacturer of optical and digital precision technology for medical systems. The attack most likely took place on 8 September 2021 and affected limited areas of its EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) ITContinue Reading

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Reading Time: 3 minutes At least 12 malware tools that compromised Pulse Secure VPN devices were discovered by researchers from FireEye. They identified Chinese-aligned bad actors who executed a malware attack on Pulse Secure VPN devices in order to steal sensitive information from enterprise networks. Pulse Secure VPN Vulnerabilities This service is used byContinue Reading