International law firm Seyfarth discloses ransomware attack

International law firm Seyfarth Shaw announced on Monday that it was the victim of a ransomware attack over the weekend. With more than 900 lawyers in 17 offices in America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific regions, the company made over $700 million in gross revenue last year, placing it in the lower half of the … Continue reading International law firm Seyfarth discloses ransomware attack

London Borough of Hackney suffers ‘serious’ cyberattack

The city council systems for the London Borough of Hackney have been hit with a 'serious' cyberattack that impacts many of their services and IT systems. Not much is known about the attack, but in a press release to the borough's website, Mayor Philip Glanville stated that it was the Hackney Borough Council's IT systems … Continue reading London Borough of Hackney suffers ‘serious’ cyberattack

How to Pinpoint Rogue IoT Devices on Your Network

Researchers explain how security practitioners can recognize when a seemingly benign device could be malicious. A Raspberry Pi floating on your network may not be cause for concern – at first. But when did it join the network? What is it doing? Is it the only Raspberry Pi? These questions can help discern a benign … Continue reading How to Pinpoint Rogue IoT Devices on Your Network

Hackers targeted the US Census Bureau network, DHS report warns

The US DHS’s Homeland Threat Assessment (HTA) report revealed that threat actors have targeted the US Census network during the last year. The US Department of Homeland Security revealed that unknown threat actors have targeted the network of the US Census Bureau during the last year. The attacks were reported in the first Homeland Threat … Continue reading Hackers targeted the US Census Bureau network, DHS report warns

The Brazilian LGPD is Here (Almost)

After a number of postponements and many discussions about further delay, the Brazilian Lei Geral de Protecção de Dados Pessoais (General Data Protection Law, LGPD) is on the verge of entering into force. In a surprise move, the Brazilian Senate on Wednesday 26 August decided not to agree to a further postponement, but to let … Continue reading The Brazilian LGPD is Here (Almost)