Zawya: Inflation, cybersecurity and risk of a potential recession are key concerns for UAE investors, with as many as 45% of them holding off on big purchases and 72% concerned about the long-term impact on retirement savings, a report said.
BBC: The party said it had changed its plans for the contest, which will decide the next prime minister, after consulting with security agency GCHQ.
Bleeping Computer: Italian authorities are investigating claims made by the LockBit ransomware gang that they breached the network of the Italian Internal Revenue Service (L'Agenzia delle Entrate).
BNN Bloomberg: Cybersecurity provider Acronis raised $250 million in new funding from institutional investors earlier this year to expand its business, including through acquisitions and hiring.
Portfolio Adviser: Hackers have infiltrated a London-based fund administrator and custodian’s IT system, potentially putting customers’ personal data at risk. Mainspring notified clients earlier this week it had suffered a data breach, following a targeted ransomware attack on the morning of 12 July.
U.S. News: Unidentified hackers attempted to trick European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde into letting them open a messaging app account in her name by posing as former German chancellor Angela Merkel, a German source said.
Security Week: In a letter addressed to UK lawyers dated July 7, 2022, the UK’s National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) and the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), have reiterated – with teeth – the official stance on not paying a ransom.
The Hill: Norway’s public and private sector websites were temporarily down on Wednesday following a cyberattack that targeted the country’s national data network, forcing it to suspend online services for several hours.