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Aussie Beer-Maker Suffers Ransomware Attack

Aussie Beer-Maker Suffers Ransomware Attack

One of Australia’s largest drinks companies is warning of potential beer shortages after suffering a major ransomware attack. Lion sells Tooheys, XXXX, Emu and other popular Aussie beer brands, as well as a range of non-alcoholic drinks. A ransomware attack on…

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Nintendo Breach: Now 300,000 Accounts Affected

Nintendo Breach: Now 300,000 Accounts Affected

Nintendo has added another 140,000 accounts to those it claimed were compromised by hackers from April this year, bringing the total to 300,000. The updated figure was given as a result of its ongoing investigation into the incident. The additional…

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Phishing Surges as #COVID19 Attackers Prioritise Email

Phishing Surges as #COVID19 Attackers Prioritise Email

Email remains the vector of choice for cyber-criminals, with half of firms (51%) suffering a ransomware attack and even more (58%) seeing an increase in phishing over the past year, according to Mimecast. The security vendor’s annual State of Email Security report is…

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Honda Tackling Suspected Ransomware Infection

Honda Tackling Suspected Ransomware Infection

Honda is investigating a cyber-attack on its IT network in Europe which researchers are claiming is Ekans ransomware. The carmaker has issued a brief statement after problems were uncovered on Sunday, confirming there was an issue with its network. It…

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COVID 19 – Is your IT support provider leaving you in the dark?

COVID 19 – Is your IT support provider leaving you in the dark?

The Covid-19 catastrophe has produced substantial challenges to most businesses.  For some, it has meant having to close entirely, while others have had to overcome serious operational challenges as they make every effort to sustain some sort of regular service…

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Employee Work from Home Habits a Security Risk to Businesses

Employee Work from Home Habits a Security Risk to Businesses

Employee work from home habits is putting businesses at a higher risk of cyber-attacks, according to a study by CyberArk. It revealed that a large proportion of remote workers in the UK regularly engage in practices including using unmanaged, insecure…

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