Threat Landscape | 2 September 2020
DDoS blackmailers attack in the name of “Fancy Bear”
Cybercriminals are blackmailing German companies into paying large ransoms using the name of the Fancy Bear hacker gang. Those failing to heed the attackers’ demands face the prospect of critical DDoS attacks.
Threat Landscape | 16 July 2020
Social engineering: What the Twitter hack shows us
Attackers have successfully hijacked countless celebrity and corporate accounts on Twitter and used them for fraudulent spam messages. The blame for this was not a security hole in the Twitter systems, but a successful attack via social engineering on an employee of the service. You can find out what the attack was about here: