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  • 03 Feb 2019 6:26 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Internet of things researcher says unconfigured internet-connected devices are a largely unrecognised cyber security risk to businesses and consumers, and welcomes the increased likelihood of UK IoT legislation

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252456704/Unconfigured-IoT-is-a-security-risk-warns-researcher

  • 03 Feb 2019 6:24 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    International law enforcement has shut down the Webstresser cyber crime website, which was the world’s biggest marketplace for selling distributed denial of service attack services that were used against seven UK banks

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252439880/Major-DDoS-cyber-crime-website-shut-down


  • 03 Feb 2019 6:17 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund cash to be used for designing and developing more secure hardware in a bid to eradicate cyber threats

    https://www.computerweekly.com/

  • 03 Feb 2019 6:15 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The National Crime Agency, working with law enforcement partners from 14 countries, has taken action against a number of cyber criminals website users linked to four million attacks across the globe.

    http://www.nationalcrimeagency.gov.uk/news/1559-users-of-illegal-websites-targeted-in-joint-law-enforcement-activity


  • 03 Feb 2019 6:11 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    More than £190,000 a day is lost in the UK by victims of cyber-crime, police statistics show.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-47016671

  • 03 Feb 2019 6:10 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The NCSC is investigating a large-scale Domain Name System (DNS) hijacking campaign that has reportedly affected government and commercial organisations worldwide.

    https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/alerts/alert-dns-hijacking-activity

  • 27 Jan 2019 11:54 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The trend of cryptomining replacing ransomware as the most popular money-generating activity by cyber attackers appears to be confirmed by malware stats for the past year

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252456240/Ransomware-in-decline-report-confirms

  • 27 Jan 2019 11:41 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    HR and finance department employees are targets for more sophisticated phishing attacks. These departments collect and store valuable data that attackers want.

    https://searchhrsoftware.techtarget.com/feature/Phishing-attacks-are-top-employee-data-breach-threat-for-HR

  • 27 Jan 2019 11:33 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Using public procurement as a means of boosting cyber security is the top recommendation for 2019, according to a report based on expert views

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252456151/Public-procurement-key-to-cyber-security

  • 27 Jan 2019 11:30 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The government should name and shame companies whose cyber security measures fail to protect consumers’ data and firms should implement Active Cyber Defence, an academic report urges

     https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252456180/Name-and-shame-firms-with-poor-cyber-security-government-told


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