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  • 03 Apr 2018 1:10 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The UK anti-doping agency, which holds thousands of sports stars’ drug test details and medical records, has been hit by a cyber-attack.

    https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/ukad-hack-anti-doping-agency-server-fancy-bears-premier-league-athletes-a8274816.html

  • 03 Apr 2018 1:09 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Police in Alicante have arrested a key member of the Carbanak gang believed to be responsible for more than 100 cyber heists worldwide

    http://www.computerweekly.com/news/252437565/Police-arrest-1bn-cyber-heist-mastermind

  • 25 Mar 2018 7:43 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A self-proclaimed "mischievous boy" who calls himself "ZENIS" unleashed ransomware attacks that encrypt the files and then purposely deleted the backups.

    https://www.scmagazineuk.com/new-ransomware-zenis-will-delete-backup-files-even-if-victim-pays/article/752774/

  • 25 Mar 2018 7:42 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The only reliable way to weather a DoS attack is to be prepared, to remain vigilant and to act swiftly when an attack begins.

    https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/blog-post/denial-service-guidance

  • 25 Mar 2018 7:42 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Most businesses were hit by a data breach in the past year, yet less than half are confident they would detect a breach, a survey shows

    http://www.computerweekly.com/news/252437332/Businesses-lack-cyber-security-confidence-after-majority-were-breached-in-past-year

  • 25 Mar 2018 7:41 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Wireless devices and smart technologies are increasingly being brought into the workplace, and pose a growing risk to company data

    http://www.computerweekly.com/feature/Network-security-in-the-age-of-the-internet-of-things

  • 18 Mar 2018 7:07 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Don't panic, but do follow good security advice when using your Mac or iOS systems.


    https://www.computerworld.com/article/3262225/apple-mac/warning-as-mac-malware-exploits-climb-270.html


  • 18 Mar 2018 7:01 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A stealthy malware that has been used to carry out cyber espionage undetected for six years should raise a red flag to businesses

    http://www.computerweekly.com/news/252436719/Slingshot-router-malware-a-warning-for-businesses

  • 18 Mar 2018 7:00 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    FACEBOOK Messenger users are being warned about a scam which allows hackers to easily steal their profile and use it to con friends and family out of money.


    https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/science-technology/930499/Facebook-Messenger-warning-scam-threat-fake-profile


  • 18 Mar 2018 7:00 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Fraudsters on the dark web could buy your entire personal identity for just £820, according to new research.

    http://www.netimperative.com/2018/03/820-all-youre-worth-on-the-dark-web/

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