How Cynet’s Response Automation Helps Organizations Mitigate Cyber Threats – Tempemail

One of the determining factors of how much damage a cyber-attack cause is how fast organizations can respond to it. Time to response is critical for security teams, and it is a major hurdle for leaner teams. To help improve this metric and enhance organizations’ ability to respond to attacks Continue Reading

Colombia’s 12-year-old eco-activist refuses to let death threats dim passion | Environmental activism- Tempemail

Ever since someone threatened to kill her 12-year-old son, Ana Maria Manzanares says life has felt like Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot. In January, Francisco Vera was sent anonymous death threats on Twitter after the young environmentalist called for better access to education for children during the Covid-19 pandemic. The Continue Reading

Jack Grealish’s girlfriend Sasha Attwood receives death threats- Tempemail

An England football player’s girlfriend has spoken out about the “toxic” and “scary” abuse she received on social media. Jack Grealish quickly became England’s poster boy in the Euro 2020 final and was not only the favourite for the most die-hard England fans. With Tatler Magazine listing the Aston Villa Continue Reading

MPs condemn social media firms over Chris Whitty death threats | Coronavirus- Tempemail

Social media companies have been accused of “taking their eye off the ball” over online death threats against public servants such as Prof Chris Whitty after he became the focus of violent language in channels set up by anti-lockdown activists and members of the far right. Calls for England’s chief Continue Reading

Detecting unknown threats: a honeypot how-to- Tempemail

Catching threats is tricky business, especially in today’s threat landscape. To tackle this problem, for many years сybersecurity researchers have been using honeypots – a well-known deception technique in the industry. Dan Demeter, Senior Security Researcher with Kaspersky’s Global Research and Analysis Team and head of Kaspersky’s honeypot project, explains Continue Reading

‘I had threats to my life’: how mob attacks on social media are silencing UK teachers | Teaching- Tempemail

When Gemma Parker, a secondary school teacher, tweeted about teaching students about racism earlier this year, she wasn’t prepared for the flood of abuse she unleashed. A rightwing activist group flagged her as a dangerous teacher, and within hours she had been labelled a “Nazi sympathiser” and a “child abuser”, Continue Reading

BBC tightens security after anti-vaxxer ‘death threats’ to staff | Journalist safety- Tempemail

The BBC has upgraded its security protocols after the targeting of a senior journalist and apparent death threats. A message from Fran Unsworth, director of news and current affairs, sent to staff on Friday morning, and seen by the Observer, revealed the corporation had set up a working group to Continue Reading

FBI Analyst Charged With Stealing Counterterrorism and Cyber Threats Info – Tempemail

The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) indicted an employee of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for illegally removing numerous national security documents and willfully retaining them at her personal residence during a 13-year period from June 2004 to December 2017. The federal indictment charged Kendra Kingsbury, 48, with two Continue Reading

New Study Warns of Security Threats Linked to Recycled Phone Numbers – Tempemail

A new academic study has highlighted a number of privacy and security pitfalls associated with recycling mobile phone numbers that could be abused to stage a variety of exploits, including account takeovers, conduct phishing and spam attacks, and even prevent victims from signing up for online services. Nearly 66% of Continue Reading

Ransomware by the numbers: Reassessing the threat’s global impact- Tempemail

Kaspersky has been following the ransomware landscape for years. In the past, we’ve published yearly reports on the subject: PC ransomware in 2014-2016, Ransomware in 2016-2017, and Ransomware and malicious crypto miners in 2016-2018. In fact, in 2019, we chose ransomware as the story of the year, upon noticing the Continue Reading