Even if US cloud providers are running their own data centers in Europe, the data stored there is not protected from access under the FISA Act, according to Schrems. Also, new SCC versions will be much more complicated to apply, says Europe’s most well-known data protection activist.
The destruction of the Emotet infrastructure has unfortunately only been temporary. Bots are once again sending deceptive, well-made emails appearing to be from colleagues.
Compromised exchange servers are being hijacked and exploited in a particularly sneaky wave of email-based cyberattacks. The recipient receives purported responses to genuine email conversations which contain links leading to malware – sent using the legitimate mail server of the supposed sender.
The German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) recently released its report on “The State of IT Security in Germany 2021”. For the reporting period between June 2020 and May 2021, the BSI characterizes the overall state of IT security as “acute to critical”.
Retarus’ daily email security reports have always provided end users with a transparent overview of their filtered messages. Now we are launching a completely revamped version of these email notifications – in eleven languages.
Security experts recently investigated offers made by ransomware actors to buy network accesses on the darknet, shedding light on the criteria cyber criminals use when selecting target companies to blackmail with their maliciously encrypted data.