Tag: Malware

Navigating the risks of ACH payment fraud: Strategies for business safety

Automated Clearing House (ACH) payments are a staple in modern financial transactions, offering a quick and efficient means for businesses and consumers to move...

Cybersecurity pioneer Invary attracts $1.85m in pre-seed funding

Invary, a cybersecurity trailblazer centred on identifying concealed malware and stopping expensive ransomware attacks, has successfully amassed pre-seed funding to propel its ground-breaking solution.

New cryptocurrency scam discovered to net creators $50k

Cybersecurity company Avast has identified a new scam targeting cryptocurrency holders is netting the creators of it at least $50,000.

Interpol arrests financial scammers behind malware attacks

An operation codenamed ‘Killer Bee’ by Interpol has led to the arrest of three individuals behind cyber operations targeting firms in Southeast Asia.

EU Parliament forms committee to probe use of Pegasus spyware

The European Parliament has created a ‘committee of inquiry’ in order to probe accusations of the use of Pegasus spyware by governments in the grouping.

Charities, NGOs providing support to Ukrainians hit by malware

Charities and non-governmental organisations are offering support to those who have been targeted by malware attacks in Ukraine, Amazon has revealed.

Malware attacks fell in 2021 but became more sophisticated, study finds

A recent report by cybersecurity firm Kaspersky found that while the number of mobile malware hacks declined last year, the attacks became more sophisticated.

Merck awarded $1.4bn claim over 2017 NotPetya cyberattack

Merck has been awarded $1.4bn from Ace American Insurance after a court cause was ruled in its favour regarding the NotPetya malware outbreak from 2017.

Are workforces globally taking cybersecurity for granted?

While cybersecurity may be occupying a growing space in the attention of workforces worldwide, a recent report by Deloitte has found many workers may be taking their own cyber hygiene for granted.

FBI warns food and agriculture sector about ransomware attack increase impact

The FBI has issued a notification warning firms in the food and agricultural sector about the climbing number of ransomware attacks and how they impact the food supply chain.

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