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  • 11 Jan 2021 10:29 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Here is a list of 10 of the largest cyber attacks of a pandemic-dominated 2020, including several devastating ransomware incidents and a massive supply chain attack.

    https://searchsecurity.techtarget.com/news/252494362/10-of-the-biggest-cyber-attacks


  • 11 Jan 2021 10:25 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Ransomware gangs such as Maze have portrayed themselves almost like penetration testing firms and referred to victims as 'clients.' What's behind this approach?

    https://searchsecurity.techtarget.com/feature/Ransomware-businesses-Does-acting-legitimate-pay-off


  • 04 Jan 2021 11:22 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    If you come across cybercrime, report it to your national law enforcement authorities!

    https://mobile.twitter.com/EC3Europol/status/1343904607257255936


  • 04 Jan 2021 11:12 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    To prevail in the battle against cybercrime, companies must understand how they are being attacked. Here are the six most damaging types of cyber attacks and how to prevent them.

    https://searchsecurity.techtarget.com/tip/6-common-types-of-cyber-attacks-and-how-to-prevent-them


  • 04 Jan 2021 10:59 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Theatre of Dreams briefly turned into The Theatre of Nightmares last week as Manchester United Football Club suffered a cyber-attack on their systems on Friday 20th November. This e-Guide dives into more depth about how the attack happened and what Manchester United’s cyber security team did, in order to prevent a loss of data and keep a clean sheet.

    https://www.computerweekly.com/ehandbook/Manchester-United-praised-for-quick-response-to-cyber-attack


  • 04 Jan 2021 10:38 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Unwanted pre-installed software -- also known as bloatware -- has long posed security threats for computers and other devices. Here are strategies for how to detect bloatware and uninstall the potential threat.

    https://searchsecurity.techtarget.com/answer/How-can-we-detect-and-uninstall-bloatware


  • 28 Dec 2020 10:51 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The cybersecurity firm says the odds are high that 2020 will face several cybersecurity threats directly related to the Covid-19 pandemic and the increasing amount of time people will spend working from home.

    https://securitybrief.co.nz/story/scammers-target-victims-using-covid-vaccine-news


  • 28 Dec 2020 10:50 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    People in the West Midlands have been urged to beef up their online security due to an expected surge in cyber attacks over the Christmas and New Year period.

    https://www.expressandstar.com/news/crime/2020/12/25/shoppers-warned-of-expected-surge-in-cyber-attacks-over-christmas-and-new-year/


  • 28 Dec 2020 10:47 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    As we close the door on a year that the industry will surely look back on as one of the most difficult and dangerous periods in history for cyber security teams, there can be no doubt that 2020 brought foundational change for the security sector, and its tumultuous impact will be felt for years to come.

    https://www.computerweekly.com/feature/Security-Long-Reads-Cyber-insiders-reveal-whats-to-come-in-2021


  • 28 Dec 2020 10:25 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Reports that technology giants were also affected by the SolarWinds backdoor malware have been confirmed by several major vendors, though there's no evidence they were breached.

    https://searchsecurity.techtarget.com/news/252493987/SolarWinds-backdoor-infected-tech-giants-impact-unclear


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