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  • 22 Nov 2020 4:24 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    We know there is a sea of information out there around how to best protect yourself online. We also all know the horror stories of hacking, online scams and identity theft. But what are the quickest, most important things for you to do today to ensure it doesn’t happen to you?

    https://www.ourwatch.org.uk/passwords


  • 22 Nov 2020 4:21 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Apple on Thursday released multiple security updates to patch three zero-day vulnerabilities that were revealed as being actively exploited in the wild.

    https://thehackernews.com/2020/11/update-your-ios-devices-now-3-actively.html


  • 22 Nov 2020 4:16 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Businesses faced with a ransom threat face a difficult decision, but going into it with open eyes and a clear decision-making strategy can help ensure you make the right move

    https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/ransomware-pay-not-pay/


  • 21 Nov 2020 11:45 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The NCSC dealt with over 700 incidents in the 12 months to August 2020, with over 200 specifically related to Covid-19, and the NHS a critical area of focus

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252491487/NHS-weathers-cyber-crime-storm-during-pandemic-says-NCSC


  • 21 Nov 2020 11:43 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Maze ransomware has shut down, according to an announcement it posted Sunday, although some evidence suggests that Maze operators have resumed attacks under a different name.

    https://searchsecurity.techtarget.com/news/252491501/Maze-gang-shuts-down-its-ransomware-operation


  • 21 Nov 2020 5:50 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    An Essex man has been sentenced for four Computer Misuse Act offences and one offence of fraud by false representation, following an investigation by the City of London Police’s Cyber Crime Unit.

    https://colp.mpw.cds.co.uk/news/city-of-london/news/2020/template5/press-releases/man-sentenced-for-cyber-offences-against-city-bank-including-hacking-cameras-on-colleagues-devices/


  • 20 Nov 2020 12:19 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The NCSC view on BYOD and the rise in home working

    https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/blog-post/bring-your-own-device-the-new-normal

  • 20 Nov 2020 12:07 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Russian cyber criminals are conducting a targeted campaign against hospitals with Ryuk ransomware

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252491324/Surge-in-Ryuk-ransomware-attacks-has-hospitals-on-alert


  • 20 Nov 2020 11:30 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    IT services company Sopra Steria says it has contained the ransomware virus, but systems will take a few weeks to be fully operational

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252491128/Sopra-Steria-hit-by-new-version-of-Ryuk-ransomware


  • 20 Nov 2020 11:15 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    A hacker has directly contacted therapy patients to say their highly personal therapy notes will be put on the internet unless they pay the ransom

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252491093/Highly-unusual-hacking-attack-directly-threatens-therapy-patients

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