University Cancels Exams After Cyber-Attack

University Cancels Exams After Cyber-Attack Final examinations at the oldest technological research university in America have been canceled following a cyber-attack. Much of the computer network of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) was forced to shut down after unauthorized access was detected on Friday. Student assessments, research, and other academic activities have been impacted. On May […]

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Staff Bonus was “Crass” Phishing Simulation

Staff Bonus was “Crass” Phishing Simulation

A British train company has been criticized for running a cybersecurity test that made employees think they would receive a bonus for working hard during the pandemic. West Midlands Trains sent an email purporting to be from the company’s managing director, Julian Edwards, out to its approximately 2,500 employees. The missive thanked staff for toiling through […]

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Four Confess to ‘Bulletproof Hosting’

Four Confess to ‘Bulletproof Hosting’ Four men from Eastern Europe have pleaded guilty to supporting cyber-criminals attacking the United States by providing them with ‘bulletproof hosting’ services (BPHS). BPHS are run with a ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ approach and ensure the anonymity of users while allowing them to host malicious activity and content such as […]

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