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Trump Sues Facebook, Google and Twitter

Trump Sues Facebook, Google and TwitterFormer US president Donald Trump has filed lawsuits accusing three California-based tech giants of illegally censoring him. On Wednesday, Trump filed proposed class-action lawsuits in the US District Court in Miami against Twitter, Facebook, Alphabet Inc’s Google (parent of YouTube) and their CEOs. ...

Marvel Movie Malware Detected

Marvel Movie Malware Detected Cyber-scammers are exploiting public interest in the latest Marvel movie to spread malware infections.  The eagerly anticipated premiere of Disney's Black Widow is scheduled to take place simultaneously offline in movie theaters and online via streaming services tomorrow. However, cyber-criminals have been illegally...

Multi-Cloud Environments More Risky

Multi-Cloud Environments More RiskyA new study has revealed that nearly all security professionals operating in a multi-cloud environment believe it's riskier than relying on a single cloud provider. The research, published today by global security and compliance solutions provider Tripwire, is based on a June 2021 survey of 314 security...

Cybercrime Costs Organizations Nearly $1.79 Million Per Minute

Cybercrime Costs Organizations Nearly $1.79 Million Per MinuteCybercrime costs organizations an incredible $1.79m every minute, according to RiskIQ’s 2021 Evil Internet Minute Report. The study, which analyzed the volume of malicious activity on the internet, laid bare the scale and damage of cyber-attacks in the past year, finding that 648 cyber-threats...

CTOs Keeping Quiet on Breaches to Avoid Cyber Blame Game

CTOs Keeping Quiet on Breaches to Avoid Cyber Blame GameNearly two-thirds (36%) of IT leaders are not disclosing breaches for fear that they may lose their job, complicating efforts to enhance security, according to new research. Keeper Security polled 1000 UK IT decision-makers at businesses of between 100 and 5000 employees to compile its 2021...

Regulator Probes Former Health Secretary's Use of Private Email

Regulator Probes Former Health Secretary's Use of Private EmailThe UK’s data protection regulator has launched an investigation into whether the former health secretary broke the law in using his private email account to conduct official departmental business. Concerns were raised by the Labour Party late last month after Matt Hancock resigned...

New PrintNightmare Patch Can Be Bypassed, Say Researchers

New PrintNightmare Patch Can Be Bypassed, Say ResearchersMicrosoft has now released a patch for all Windows versions affected by the PrintNightmare zero-day, but researchers have already found a way to bypass the fix in attacks. As predicted, Microsoft this week pushed an out-of-band patch for CVE-2021-34527, which now has a CVSS “high severity”...

US Could Appeal Assange Extradition Refusal

US Could Appeal Assange Extradition RefusalThe United States has been given leave to appeal a British court's decision not to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Paul Assange to America.  In Westminster Magistrate's court in January, district judge Vanessa Baraitser ruled that Australian citizen Assange should not be extradited to the United...

Biden Administration Cancels $10bn JEDI Contract

Biden Administration Cancels $10bn JEDI Contract The Biden administration has announced the cancellation of a $10bn massive cloud-computing contract awarded to Microsoft.  After Microsoft won a lengthy bidding process for the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) cloud contract in 2019, competing contractor Amazon Web Services (AWS) complained that...

Most Insider Data Breaches Aren't Malicious

Most Insider Data Breaches Aren't MaliciousThe majority of insider data breaches are non-malicious, according to new research released today by American cybersecurity software company Code42 in partnership with Aberdeen Research.  The report Understanding Your Insider Risk and the Value of Your Intellectual Property found that at least one...

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