Microsoft has issued an alert revealing that Russian hackers, previously linked to significant breaches of U.S. government security, are presently exploiting confidential information obtained from Microsoft’s systems in November. They’re using this pilfered data to infiltrate the company’s networks. The Microsoft Security Team has detected recent activities by a cyber-espionage group believed to be associated with Russia’s Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR). This group, dubbed Midnight Blizzard, is employing data stolen during the November incident — identified in January — to attempt unauthorized access. Unauthorized access attempts include trying to infiltrate source code repositories and internal systems. However, there’s no evidence


GhostSec, an infamous cybercrime syndicate, has been identified as the mastermind behind a variant of ransomware dubbed GhostLocker. Teaming up with the Stormous ransomware group, they’ve been orchestrating double extortion ransomware assaults on numerous businesses across several countries. This revelation stems from a report by Cisco Talos researcher Chetan Raghuprasad. Not stopping there, GhostLocker and Stormous have initiated a new ransomware-as-a-service initiative named STMX_GhostLocker, which provides a range of options for their affiliates. Their targets span a multitude of countries including Cuba, Argentina, Poland, China, Lebanon, Israel, Uzbekistan, India, South Africa, Brazil, Morocco, Qatar, Turkey, Egypt, Vietnam, Thailand, and Indonesia.

How Secure Is Your Email?

Mary in accounts has had an email. Something in the back of her mind tells her it’s not quiteright. But she’s in a rush. Lots to do. So, she clicks the link. And… that’s it. Without realizing it, Mary just let hackers into the business. Oh. Wow. Thatwas easy. And it really can be as easy as that. As IT security experts, we know that one click on a badlink is all it can take to let hackers into your system. The dark side of the internet is a very real threat to your business. Criminals around the world keep

Cybersecurity? What is that?

The old-fashioned way for criminals to make money was simple. Get a gun. Pick a bank. Pull pantyhose over your head. Keep your fingers crossed that the getawaydriver didn’t drive off without you. These days it’s laughable that a criminal would do that. There are MUCH easier ways to steal money. Like hacking your network. Criminals are targeting all businesses of all size, all the time. They are looking for ways to get intoyour email, perhaps to change the bank details on invoices you must pay. Or worse, they will steal all your data and hold it hostage until you