In 2023, the UK's finance, e-commerce, manufacturing, and technology sectors face heavy targeting from ransomware groups like LockBit 3.0 and Endurance/IntelBroker. Read UK's Cyber threat Landscape for 2023
Hacktivism, cyber attacks for social causes, blurs with state-sponsored actions. Ethical concerns rise. A study analyzes 45+ hacktivist groups worldwide, revealing motivations, techniques, and impacts on power structures.
CloudSEK's annual takedown statistics for 2022-23 reveal their successful removal of over 3000 malicious contents, including fake domains, apps, and more, targeting organizations across sectors. The BFSI, retail, and telecom sectors were the most targeted, showcasing CloudSEK's commitment to combating cybercrime and creating a safer online environment.
In 2022, CloudSEK’s TRIAD identified several incidents, especially targeting banking customers, and released advisories to inform the affected SaaS companies and the public. As this trend continues, we recommend that SaaS companies and consumers stay alert to these tactics in 2023 as well.
XVigil’s Fake Customer Care Number module scours the internet for fake customer care numbers. In this report, CloudSEK researchers have analyzed a sample of ~20,000 Indian mobile numbers used by threat actors, to run such customer care scams.