What Are Some New Phishing Attacks?

Every day and month in this new year (2024) the hackers of the criminal kind are working on new attacks to steal/take our resources and money. At SecureWorld yesterday there was a presentation by the secret service of some new phishing and other attacks, including a review of the Snowflake attacks. Although he did not … Read more

Who Are The Cyber Attackers?

  As in my book “Too Late You’re Hacked” Guidebook The hackers are in the areas of he world where cyber attacks are a part of national policy (China, Russia, Iran, and North Korea) CRINK if you like acronyms. Of course these attackers are not always government soldiers  (In China Unit 61398 performed the APT … Read more

3 WordPress Plugins Have Bugs & Cause Cyber Incidents?

Another Article (SCMagazine) with more bugs that can cause cybersecurity incidents – WordPress Plugins WPMeta SEO, WPStatistics, and LiteSpeed Cache. So as usual – if you have these plugins, check your WordPress installation for updates as soon as you can. Hopefully the plugins have been fixed and then one can update, but if not WordPress … Read more

BianLian is Changing Ransomware Group

BianLian is a Face Changing Chinese Opera, but it also appliess to a ransomware group that changes it’s attacks up a bit. Palo Alto Unit42 has a report: Unit 42 researchers have been tracking the BianLian ransomware group, which has been in the top 10 of the most active groups based on leak site data … Read more

You Moved Your Stuff to the “Cloud”, What Could Go Wrong?

ArsTechnica has the story: “Unprecedented” Google Cloud event wipes out customer account and its backups The $135 billion pension account UniSuper (in Australia) which has 647,000 members thought it was being brought ‘up-to-date’ by moving it’s IT systems to the Google Cloud. Unfortunately this interesting post by CEO of UniSuper and GoogleCloud Head  explains the … Read more