Jul 212018
 

Between May 23 and 24, 2018, NorthStar learned of an email phishing campaign that resulted in the compromise of certain employees’ email credentials.  NorthStar immediately took steps to respond and commenced an investigation to determine the nature and scope of the incident, as well as determine what information may be affected.  The investigation included working […]

Jul 212018
 

Scott Ikeda reports: On June 12th the Vietnamese National Assembly voted in a new cybersecurity law. The legislation did not come easily having gone through more than 12 drafts and much debate in government and the business sector. The claimed purposes of the legislation are to increase Vietnam’s Internet sovereignty, that is the data of […]

Jul 212018
 

Allison Morris reports: There have been calls for a “rigorous investigation” into a major PSNI data breach that has resulted in hundreds of pages of private citizens’ details being placed into the hands of loyalists. The Irish News revealed yesterday that the digital files, including internet passwords, were unintentionally given to loyalists under investigation by […]

Jul 202018
 

The UpGuard Cyber Risk team can now disclose that sensitive documents for over a hundred manufacturing companies were exposed on a publicly accessible server belonging to Level One Robotics, “an engineering service provider specialized in automation process and assembly for OEMs [original equipment manufacturers], Tier 1 automotive suppliers as well as our end users.” Among […]