December 2023 had 1,351 cyber incidents, accounting for more than 2.2 billion records. This makes December the worst month in 2023.
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2023 – the year of the cyber attack
New security report
Cybersecurity in startups
Startups are often seen as more agile but with their complex digital systems, they can easily become prime targets for a multitude of cyber threats.
Typing on a Zoom call can expose your password
According to new research, the sound of you typing on your keyboard could reveal your password thanks to AI tools.
The cost of a cyber attack
A survey conducted in the United Kingdom between September 2022 and January 2023 found that the average long-term cost of the most disruptive breaches for medium and large businesses amounted to 1,260 British pounds.
UK football clubs not cyber ready
UK Information Commissioner warns about data privacy when using AI
UK Information Commissioner, John Edwards, has warned that 2024 could be the year people lose trust in AI – and called on tech developers to embed privacy into their products from the very start.
Guidelines for AI
DDoS for hire
Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack-for-hire services on offer on dark web and cybercriminal forums are “flourishing”, despite coordinated efforts from international law enforcement agencies to tackle such tools.