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  • 20 Nov 2020 11:12 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    In a new blog post, Microsoft said its legal takedown last week, which sought to decrease Trickbot activity, disabled the vast majority of the botnet's servers.

    https://searchsecurity.techtarget.com/news/252490931/Microsoft-94-of-Trickbots-infrastructure-disabled


  • 26 Oct 2020 10:09 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The ‘rule of six’ has been in place since 14 September, with fines levied for those who break it and now we are seeing even more drastic restrictions reimposed. So what does this mean for the UK’s cyber-security?

    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/blog/why-remote-working-has-exacerbated-cyber-security-concerns


  • 26 Oct 2020 9:56 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Six members of the APT group known as Sandworm have been charged in the US over a series of attacks including the destructive NotPetya incident

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252490796/Six-Russians-charged-over-NotPetya-and-other-attacks


  • 26 Oct 2020 9:55 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Inability to make housing benefit payments is likely to sting some tenants as Hackney cyber attack drags on

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252490823/Hackney-Council-services-to-be-disrupted-for-some-time


  • 26 Oct 2020 9:35 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    In the third in a series of articles linked to this month’s Policing in the Time of Pandemic workshops organised by the London Policing College, independent cyber and security consultant Graeme McGowan explains why the move of millions of employees to remote online working in response to the coronavirus could lead to a cybercrime legacy of that lasts long after any lockdown is over.

    https://policinginsight.com/features/opinion/cybercrime-playground-the-long-term-legacy-of-the-coronavirus-on-online-crime/#.X5CmiR5kH6g.twitter


  • 26 Oct 2020 9:23 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    What are the challenges of maintaining security event and incident detection capabilities in these challenging times?

    https://www.computerweekly.com/opinion/A-view-from-the-SOC-Maintaining-security-capabilities-during-the-pandemic


  • 26 Oct 2020 9:19 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    To celebrate Cybersecurity Awareness Month in October, we’ve developed three cybersecurity awareness kits you can leverage to offer targeted cybersecurity training to your organisation.

    https://www.proofpoint.com/uk/resources/awareness-materials/cybersecurity-awareness-month


  • 26 Oct 2020 9:17 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Six months into the global pandemic, the true impact on the future of cyber security is beginning to look clearer, says Microsoft’s Ann Johnson

    https://www.computerweekly.com/opinion/Covid-19-has-changed-how-we-think-about-cyber-security-forever

  • 19 Oct 2020 10:53 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    UK businesses came under attack every 45 seconds on average in the third quarter, although overall volumes declined by 2%, according to new data from Beaming.

    https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/uk-firms-attacked-every-45-seconds/#.X4tV32vvzuA.twitter


  • 19 Oct 2020 10:51 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Cyber criminals are doubling down on ransomware attacks, deploying more sophisticated campaigns at a time when remote working is already creating additional security challenges for businesses.

    https://www.zdnet.com/article/ransomware-surge-in-attacks-as-hackers-take-advantage-of-organisations-under-pressure/

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