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Meet Lapsus$: An Unusual Group in the Cyber Extortion Business

In December 2021, a new cyber threat group began attracting the security community’s attention, after conducting several high-profile extortion attacks against organizations operating in Latin America and then move on to global targets like Samsung and NVIDIA. In the early stages of their operations, the Lapsus$ threat group compromised and attempted to extort the Brazilian […]

TalkTalk Information Likely to be Discoverable on The Dark Web

Last month, TalkTalk disclosed that they been the victim of a cyber attack on its website. Initial disclosures indicated that up to 4 million customer records could have been affected, but this was later revised to just short of 157,000. Shortly after the public notification of the attack, data appeared on sharing sites and advertisements […]

TalkTalk: Avoiding The Hype

There has been no shortage of media coverage on the recent TalkTalk cyber attack.  The full implications of the attack are not yet known, but reports suggest it could affect a significant number of TalkTalk’s 4 million customers. But what does this mean for organizations? It is important not to get swept up in the […]