Cyber Threat Report

Studies Show Ransomware Has Already Caused Patient Deaths
No patient deaths have been definitively attributed to cyber attacks on hospitals, but some infosec experts say that statistical evidence shows a different, grim reality. Read More

As the threat of cyberattacks continues to grow, businesses must take proactive steps to protect their data and systems.

Compliance with regulatory requirements is a key aspect of this, but navigating the complex landscape of regulations can be challenging. That's where cyber insurance comes in.

Three-Quarters of Firms Predict Breach in Coming Year
Most said it was “somewhat to very likely” that they’d suffer a breach of customer data (70%) or IP (69%), or a successful cyber-attack (78%). Read More

As cyber threats become increasingly prevalent, organizations are looking for ways to protect themselves against potential data breaches and cyber threats.

US Cyberwarriors Thwarted 2020 Iran Election Hacking Attempt
Iranian hackers broke into a system used by a local government to support its election night operations but were kicked out before any attack could be launched, according to U.S. military and cybersecurity officials. Read More

Windows Zero-Day Exploited by Cybercriminals in Ransomware Attacks
The issue is an unspecified vulnerability in the CLFS driver that allows for privilege escalation. A local attacker can exploit this vulnerability to gain SYSTEM privileges. The vulnerability is easy to exploit and could be triggered without user interaction. Read More

Outlook Zero-Day Needs Quick Patching: Microsoft
The privilege elevation/authentication affects all supported versions of Microsoft Outlook for Windows, including Microsoft 365, Microsoft Office 2019, Microsoft Outlook 2016, and Microsoft Outlook 2013. Read More

Microsoft Lays off Team Responsible for AI Ethics
What was left of the team has now been wiped out completely. Read More


Gaming and casino operators require top-notch IT security due to the sensitive nature of their operations, high revenue generated, storage of personally identifiable information, and regulatory compliance requirements. The most profitable area in a casino is the electronic gaming machines as they account for over 80% of gaming revenue according to research by the UNLV Center for Gaming Research Studies.

Cybercrime Groups Offer Six-Figure Salaries, bonuses, Paid Time Off to Attract Talent on Dark Web
Cybercriminals are offering high salaries and perks to attract the best. Some ads boasted annual salaries as high as $1.2 million for the skilled hackers. Read More

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