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  • 24 Feb 2019 5:53 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    This year’s Computer Weekly/TechTarget IT Priorities research shows that cyber security and risk management are among the top investment priorities

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252457918/IT-Priorities-2019-Cyber-security-and-risk-management-among-top-priorities-for-2019

  • 24 Feb 2019 5:51 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Lauri Love, who has been accused of hacking into US government computer systems, has lost a legal action against the NCA for the return of his computers and storage device

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252457895/Activist-Lauri-Loves-computer-contained-hacked-data-says-judge

  • 24 Feb 2019 5:24 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    NCSC CEO uses cyber security conference in Brussels to set out his agency’s position on Brexit, 5G security, Huawei, market incentives and international cooperation on active cyber defence

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252458102/UK-committed-to-working-with-EU-cyber-security-partners

  • 24 Feb 2019 5:12 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    As attackers begin to use multiple command and control systems to communicate with backdoors and other malware, how can organisations ensure that they detect such methods and that all C&C systems are removed, including “sleepers” designed to be activated at a future date?

    https://www.computerweekly.com/opinion/Security-Think-Tank-Strategies-for-blocking-malware-comms


  • 18 Feb 2019 10:28 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Reports broke yesterday that a relatively small number of customers of the UK’s Metro Bank have been hit by text message banking fraud. The Metro Bank aren’t the only ones to be hit, but appear to the the first to go public.

    https://tamebay.com/2019/02/metro-bank-hit-by-text-message-banking-fraud.html

  • 18 Feb 2019 10:11 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Action Fraud have revealed hacking of social media and email accounts was the primary reason for people reporting cyber-crime between April and September 2018.

    https://find.grantthornton.co.uk/post/102fetb/lockdown-on-cyber-crime

  • 18 Feb 2019 9:34 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    As attackers begin to use multiple command and control systems to communicate with backdoors and other malware, how can organisations ensure that they detect such methods and that all C&C systems are removed, including “sleepers” designed to be activated at a future date?

    https://www.computerweekly.com/opinion/Security-Think-Tank-Prevention-and-detection-key-to-disrupting-malware-comms


  • 18 Feb 2019 9:27 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Lauri Love, a former engineering student who won a battle with the US Department of Justice against extradition to the US to face hacking charges, is suing the UK's intelligence agency, the NCA, for the return of his seized computers

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252457336/Lauri-Love-takes-legal-action-against-NCA-for-return-of-seized-computers

  • 18 Feb 2019 9:03 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Fraudsters are becoming increasingly sophisticated in how they initiate and execute cyber-crime – estimated to cost the UK £27 billion every year – and businesses which fall victim must act quickly to give themselves the best chance of recovering monies.

    https://www.scotsman.com/news/opinion/jennifer-craven-cyber-crime-moves-very-quickly-so-victims-must-move-fast-too-1-4870436

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