Critical Cyber Threats Targeting Casinos

Cyber threats targeting casinos

Whether via physical venues or online platforms, casinos pull in millions of players and billions of dollars a year, with the industry estimated to grow by $11.42 billion between 2021 and 2025. With players trusting casinos with their funds and their high-value personal data, it’s no surprise that threat actors are looking to monetize attacks […]

Cybersecurity in the Automotive industry – What Are the Risks?


Today’s automotive industry is driven by tech, with each vehicle now employing over six times as many lines of code as a commercial jet. The sophisticated technology infrastructure needed to design, engineer, and build vehicles this complex means automotive manufacturers are an ideal target for cyber criminals. These malicious actors are constantly looking to destabilize […]

How to Defeat Ransomware with ThreatOps


Over the last few years, we’ve seen quite an uptick around a host of new cyberthreat intelligence (CTI) solutions promising to help combat the steady rise in ransomware attacks. If you’re not familiar with them, CTI solutions were designed to collect publicly available cyberthreat data from across the globe that they could package and sell […]

Ransomware Surges in Popularity


You might have noticed that ransomware attacks have seen a surge in popularity recently that most say will likely continue for some time. It’s not that ransomware attacks are new; the first documented ransomware attack was the AIDS trojan back in 1989. It’s just that they’ve become much easier for thieves to monetize with a […]

Why Hackers Target Airlines and The Travel Industry


The travel industry has been hit hard by cyber criminals in the past couple of years, with cyber fraud attempts on the sector increasing by 155.9% in the second quarter of 2021 alone. Traditional enterprises like airlines and airports have always been a hot target for cyber criminals, accounting for some of the largest data […]

How Ransomware and Phishing Impact the Healthcare Sector


Healthcare organizations were overwhelmed with cyber attacks during 2020 and 2021, and hackers show no sign of abating in 2022. 89% of healthcare organizations worldwide have experienced a breach in the past two years, with cyber attacks on healthcare infrastructure increasing by 30% in Q3 of 2021 alone. Last year saw services like Scripps Health in […]

Understanding The Cyber Threats to Universities

The press is constantly flooded with reports of high-profile cyber attacks devastating financial institutions, billion-dollar businesses, and retail giants. But perhaps surprisingly, the education sector reports a higher number of malware incidents than any of these industries. At the time of writing, educational organizations have reported 6.5 million malware attempts in the past 30 days, […]

Centripetal’s 2021 Roundup – Data Breaches and Key Cyber Trends


This year saw publicly reported data breaches and cyber attack attempts soar, stretching cyber teams to their limit and increasing recovery-related costs to unsustainable levels. By the end of September 2021, the number of data breaches in the US had already succeeded the total number of events in 2020 by 17%, with reputational and financial […]

Cyber Attacks in Entertainment and Media – What are the Risks?


The entertainment industry is a profit powerhouse, with revenues now over $2 trillion worldwide. Unfortunately, the industry’s high-profile content, reliance on digital systems, and growing supply chain of partners make the sector an attractive target for hackers. Whether intended to steal consumer information, hold content to ransom, or distribute propaganda, data breaches are taking their […]

12/09/21 – CleanINTERNET Shielding Against CVE-2021-44228 IOCs

On December 9th, the CVE-2021-44228 Apache Log4j RCE was released publicly. Before the threats were made public, Centripetal CleanINTERNET shielded this threat proactively and saved our customers valuable time, reputation, and the risk of non-compliance by preventing any compromise associated with this vulnerability. Many organizations are likely to be impacted by this vulnerability without understanding […]