The number of malware attacks in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa in Q1 2019 has increased by 108% from Q1 2018, according to Kaspersky Lab.
Insurer: computer and electronic crime rider doesn’t cover bank’s $2M+ cyberattack losses
Following two separate cyberattacks in eight months, The National Bank of Blacksburg is suing its insurance provider, which has determined that the bank’s computer and electronic crime rider does not apply.
Mimecast acquires Ataata
Cybersecurity training and awareness provider Ataata has been acquired by Mimecast in a deal of undisclosed size.
Agari announces $40 million Series E funding
Email security startup Agari announced today that it has raised $40 million in Series E funding.
FBI arrests 74 in operation against BEC scammers
The FBI has announced that 74 arrests have been made as part of a coordinated effort to disrupt Business Email Compromise (BEC) schemes.
Lincare to pay $875,000 to employees following data breach
Lincare Holdings Inc, the US’s largest provider of home respiratory supplies, has agreed to pay $875,000 to settle a class-action lawsuit from employees over a data breach which occurred in February 2017.
FBI releases IC3 Internet Crime Report for 2017
Despite 2017 being a record year for breaches and putting cybersecurity in the spotlight, reported cybercrime losses actually decreased, according to the IC3 Internet Crime Report for 2017.
Gold Galleon hackers target maritime shipping industry
Researchers have uncovered a Nigerian hacking ring which targets maritime shipping firms in order to try and steal millions of dollars on an annual basis.
FS-ISAC hit with phishing attacks
A Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) employee fell victim to a phishing attack that compromised login credentials enabling additional phishing attacks.