Tom Bossert’s Plan to Hijack the Hack

Tom Bossert spends a lot of time thinking about hacking.  The former Homeland Security Advisor to President Trump who also served as the country’s Chief Risk Officer and Senior Advisor on cyber, left his White House position in 2018. It happened just after Bossert spoke at The Cipher Brief’s Annual Threat Conference.  He returned to …

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November 12, 2019

Journalist Targets of Pegasus Spyware

Published on November 8, 2019 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments November 06: Pegasus is a spyware created for mobile devices which transforms a cellphone into a mobile surveillance station. Researchers have documented it being used to spy on journalists. This raises significant implications for journalists’ own security and that of their sources. In 2018, Citizen Lab said it had detected Pegasus in over 45 countries. Pegasus could have been deployed against journalists…

November 8, 2019

Ransomware Attack Targets Marine Services Provider James Fisher

Published on November 6, 2019 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments November 05: UK based Maritime services provider James Fisher & Sons(JFS) disclosed on Tuesday that it has become a victim of a cyber attack last week and has chosen to shut down its digital systems as a precautionary measure. A third party company along with the IT Staff and few law enforcement officials are working 24/7 to recover the…

November 6, 2019