#Privacy: CISA issues emotet warning

The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has issued a warning after becoming aware of an increase in targeted Emotet malware attacks. Emotet is a sophisticated trojan that normally functions as a downloader or dropper of other malware. “Emotet primarily spreads via malicious email attachments and attempts to proliferate within a network by brute […]

#Privacy: Ticket resellers struck by MageCart

Two ticket reseller sites for the Tokyo Summer Olympics and Euro Cup have been infected with malicious JavaScript.  Security specialist Jacob Pimental discovered the card skimmer on OlympicTickets2020.com, hiding behind a legitimate library.  Hackers had compromised the website and injected malicious code in an obfuscated form in the library.  Security researcher Max Kersten worked alongside […]

Actifio – Cyber Resiliency

Cyber security has long been an integral IT priority governing the methods, processes, and tactics used to protect data and systems. It means implementing the technology and best practices needed to prevent unauthorized data access. Now, Cyber resiliency has joined the concept of cyber security as a growing enterprise imperative. Cyber resiliency extends abilities that […]

#Privacy: Over 2,000 WordPress sites injected with malicious JavaScript 

Researchers at the Sucuri team have identified a malicious Javascript injected in WordPress sites redirecting visitors to scam websites.  The research team detected a spike in the number of infections related to a particular malicious JavaScript, which has been found to exploit multiple plugin vulnerabilities, including Simple Fields, and the CP Contact Form with PayPal.  […]

#Privacy: A new class of data

Data privacy regulations require a new class of data:  rather than mere records in a database, we need data that can be trusted. Legal frameworks such as the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR), and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), limit what we can do with […]