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  • 15 Jul 2018 10:50 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Three-quarters of UK companies say their cyber protection is above average, and nearly half think they are a “top performer” despite the growth in data breaches

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252444568/UK-firms-too-confident-about-cyber-security

  • 15 Jul 2018 10:50 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Most organisations can list the IT security tools and controls they have, so why do most of them still get the security basics wrong?

    https://www.computerweekly.com/opinion/Cyber-security-why-youre-doing-it-all-wrong

  • 15 Jul 2018 10:49 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The City of London Police’s Cyber Crime Unit have held their first Cyber Griffin briefing after the initiative was launched in May this year.

    http://news.cityoflondon.police.uk/r/1065/businesses_attend_cyber_crime_briefing_as_offence

  • 15 Jul 2018 10:49 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Thanks to the internet, it is exponentially easier now more than ever to idle by and catch juicy information than to press your ear against your neighbour’s wall.

    https://blog.malwarebytes.com/101/2018/07/when-three-isnt-a-crowd-man-in-the-middle-mitm-attacks-explained/

  • 15 Jul 2018 10:48 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The City of London Police, the national lead force for fraud which runs Action Fraud, the national fraud and cybercrime reporting centre, has revealed that City of London cybercrime victims lost £230,000 between October 2017 and March 2018.

    http://news.cityoflondon.police.uk/r/1063/city_of_london_sees__230_000_lost_to_cyber_crime_

  • 09 Jul 2018 9:02 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Profuse recounting of details from your life via social media may come at a price

    https://www.welivesecurity.com/2018/06/29/oversharing-social-media/

  • 09 Jul 2018 9:01 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Researchers at Malwarebytes have found that a new variant to the SamSam ransomware has been hitting users wherein the attacker has to put in a password before the malware could be executed.

    http://www.ehackingnews.com/2018/06/new-samsam-ransomware-variant-requires.html

  • 09 Jul 2018 9:00 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    HM Revenue & Customs has removed more than 20,000 malicious websites in the past year, but warns people to stay alert to the threat from online fraudsters

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252444044/HMRC-deactivates-record-number-of-fake-websites

  • 09 Jul 2018 9:00 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The information security community has welcomed the publication of the government’s minimum cyber security standard, which could be used by any organisation to improve its cyber defences

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252443958/UK-government-cyber-security-standard-welcomed

  • 09 Jul 2018 8:59 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Cryptojacking is increasingly being used by cyber criminals to raise funds, Watchguard report reveals

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252444067/Linux-targeted-by-illicit-cryptocurrency-miners

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