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  • 18 Aug 2019 11:26 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A teenager has been sentenced to 16 months in a Young Offenders’ Institution for causing the public websites of Greater Manchester Police, Cheshire Police and Cheshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner to crash.

    https://www.cps.gov.uk/mersey-cheshire/news/teenager-jailed-causing-police-websites-crash


  • 18 Aug 2019 9:59 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The majority of UK financial companies are failing to prevent cyber security incidents, mainly because of employees failing to follow security policies and a lack of security budget, a survey reveals

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252468675/Most-UK-financial-firms-hit-by-cyber-attack-in-the-past-year

  • 18 Aug 2019 9:31 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Two related ad fraud malware programs, recently discovered in 34 trojanised Android applications, have already been downloaded roughly 102 million times from the Google Play store, researchers reported.

    https://www.scmagazineuk.com/trojanised-apps-containing-ad-fraud-malware-downloaded-102m-times/article/1593835


  • 18 Aug 2019 9:00 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Cryptomining malware designed to evade detection is capable of invading every device in targeted companies, researchers warn

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252468365/Norman-evasive-cryptominer-conquers-networks


  • 18 Aug 2019 8:56 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The level of cooperation between high-profile cyber threat groups has shifted up a gear, enabling a higher level of automation and making attribution more difficult, research shows

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252468360/Cyber-criminal-collaboration-intensifies


  • 18 Aug 2019 8:45 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    How to improve cyber security within your organisation - quickly, easily and at low cost.

    https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/collection/small-business-guide


  • 18 Aug 2019 8:41 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A new Telefónica security service for business shows that phishing is the most-blocked threat and smaller businesses are a popular attack target in the first two months of deployment

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252468231/Phishing-top-security-threat-to-business


  • 18 Aug 2019 8:38 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    New data released by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has shown that small businesses in the UK are facing 10,000 cyberattacks per day and costing them as much as £4.5 billion per year.

    https://xqcyber.com/cyberscore/show/cyberattacks-costing-uk-smes-ps4-5-billion-a-year-and-more-financial-sector-faux-pas-discovered-after-capital-one-breach


  • 18 Aug 2019 7:28 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A recent report by cybersecurity firm Proofpoint has revealed that the vast majority of the UK’s universities, including Oxford, have failed to take recommended precautionary steps to protect students from crime online, and this particularly threatens new students around results day.

    https://cherwell.org/2019/08/11/cybersecurity-risk-posed-to-incoming-students/


  • 11 Aug 2019 9:04 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Criminals are exploiting firms’ use of online feedback methods to distribute spam and phishing emails, security researchers warn

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252468072/Cyber-criminals-hijacking-legitimate-website-comms


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