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  • 22 Oct 2018 2:44 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Office for National Statistics published the results of its latest crime survey, and it features some eye-catching stats. According to the release, the number of cybercrime incidents involving the public in England and Wales has fallen by 30 per cent in 12 months, from 1.6m to 1.1m

    https://tech.newstatesman.com/news/cyber-crime-fall-uk-ons-data


  • 15 Oct 2018 11:33 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Cyber criminals are using unusually credible fake Adobe Flash updates to push Monero cryptocurrency mining malware

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252450443/Crypto-mining-malware-poses-as-Flash-updates

  • 15 Oct 2018 11:32 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre is appealing for collaboration with the technology industry to remedy key vulnerabilities in current IT

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252450180/NCSC-head-calls-for-technocratic-partnership-to-fix-cyber-risks

  • 15 Oct 2018 11:31 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The head of the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre has described the attribution of a wave of cyber-attacks to Russia’s military intelligence service as “historically important” at a conference in Poland

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252450334/NCSC-head-says-attribution-of-GRU-attacks-important

  • 15 Oct 2018 11:31 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    IASME is one of five companies appointed as accreditation bodies for assessing and certifying against the UK government’s Cyber Essentials Scheme.

    https://www.computerweekly.com/opinion/Security-Think-Tank-Use-Cyber-Essentials-to-kick-start-outcomes-based-security

  • 08 Oct 2018 9:23 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A Scottish brewery has warned other firms to stay alert after it fell victim to a ransomware attack.

    https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-scotland-business-45587903


  • 08 Oct 2018 9:23 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Researchers are warning about an increase in Betabot malware after detecting multiple infections in recent weeks, underlining the importance of software patching

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252449921/Rise-in-data-stealing-Betabot-malware


  • 08 Oct 2018 9:22 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The focus at many companies is on external cyber threats, and internal threats are being overlooked as a consequence

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252449959/Companies-failing-to-recognise-the-internal-cyber-threat

  • 08 Oct 2018 9:21 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Cyber attacks orchestrated by the GRU have attempted to undermine international sporting institution WADA, disrupt transport systems in Ukraine, destabilise democracies and target businesses.

    https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/news/reckless-campaign-cyber-attacks-russian-military-intelligence-service-exposed

  • 08 Oct 2018 9:21 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The UK National Cyber Security Centre has identified a campaign by the Russian military intelligence service of “indiscriminate and reckless” cyber attacks

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252449996/UK-and-allies-accuse-Russia-of-cyber-attack-campaign


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