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  • 21 Dec 2020 11:21 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has recently announced a collaboration with the Global Cyber Alliance (GCA) as its recent figures show that reported cyber related incidents have increased by 36% compared to the same quarter last year.

    vhttps://www.legalfutures.co.uk/associate-news/cyber-incidents-up-by-more-than-a-third-with-retail-and-manufacturing-hardest-hit


  • 21 Dec 2020 11:20 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has recently announced a collaboration with the Global Cyber Alliance (GCA) as its recent figures show that reported cyber related incidents have increased by 36% compared to the same quarter last year.

    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/associate-news/cyber-incidents-up-by-more-than-a-third-with-retail-and-manufacturing-hardest-hit


  • 21 Dec 2020 11:09 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The worldwide move to remote home working has contributed to a massive rise in cybercrime costs which are expected to top $1trn for the very first time this year.

    vhttps://www.finextra.com/newsarticle/37109/cost-of-cybercrime-to-exceed-1trn-in-2020


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

    While the scope of the breach is still unknown, the cyber attack on SolarWinds shows what can happen when sophisticated attackers target just one link of a software supply chain.

    https://searchsecurity.techtarget.com/news/252493761/SolarWinds-breach-highlights-dangers-of-supply-chain-attacks


  • 21 Dec 2020 10:39 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Security teams across the world are on high alert as more details emerge of the widespread SolarWinds ‘Sunburst’ attack. What do defenders need to do next?

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252493662/SolarWinds-cyber-attack-How-worried-should-I-be-and-what-do-I-do-now


  • 21 Dec 2020 10:37 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    PGMiner cryptomining botnet remained unnoticed by exploiting a disputed CVE in PostgreSQL

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252493527/Disputed-PostgreSQL-bug-exploited-in-cryptomining-botnet


  • 21 Dec 2020 10:37 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Foxconn and Randstad are laid low by cyber criminals, while Sophos spills on Egregor, and prognosticators turn to their crystal balls to divine how ransomware will develop in the next 12 months

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252493330/The-week-in-ransomware-Foxconn-and-Randstad-are-high-profile-victims


  • 21 Dec 2020 10:36 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Cyber security company says investigations have revealed security breach occurred because of a flaw in a network monitoring software

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252493584/FireEye-identifies-flaw-in-networking-monitoring-software-as-US-agencies-attacked


  • 21 Dec 2020 10:24 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    With record levels of online shopping expected, the NCSC hopes to keep British consumers safe through a new awareness campaign.

    https://digit.fyi/ncsc-issues-cyber-fraud-warning-to-christmas-shoppers/#.X9kAlyhiSGk.twitter


  • 13 Dec 2020 12:34 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    One of the operators behind a Mirai botnet pleaded guilty to their involvement in a huge DDoS attack that caused a massive Internet disruption during October 2016.

    https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/teen-who-shook-the-internet-in-2016-pleads-guilty-to-ddos-attacks/#.X9VUlI8tM-s.twitter


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