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  • 15 Mar 2021 10:10 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The end of the Emotet botnet has shaken up the cyber criminal underground, with malicious actors turning to other...

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252497657/After-Emotet-takedown-Trickbot-roars-up-threat-charts

  • 15 Mar 2021 10:09 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Threat actors are now installing a new ransomware called 'DEARCRY' after hacking into Microsoft Exchange servers using the recently disclosed ProxyLogon vulnerabilities.

    https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/ransomware-now-attacks-microsoft-exchange-servers-with-proxylogon-exploits/#.YE07yI4XQEM.twitter

  • 15 Mar 2021 9:46 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, the number of hackers reporting security vulnerabilities and bugs to enterprises has increased by nearly two-thirds.

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252497527/Significant-jump-in-number-of-hackers-reporting-vulnerabilities-to-companies


  • 15 Mar 2021 9:25 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Consequences for alleged perpetrators of the SolarWinds attack are expected within the next few weeks

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252497440/US-teases-retaliation-over-state-backed-cyber-attacks

  • 08 Mar 2021 10:32 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Abhijit Mohanta, author of 'Preventing Ransomware,' opines on the future of ransomware and discusses why this attack is favored among cybercriminals.

    https://searchsecurity.techtarget.com/feature/Malware-researcher-speculates-on-the-future-of-ransomware

  • 08 Mar 2021 10:30 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    To prevent cyber attacks, understanding how they work is half the battle. Explore the most common ransomware distribution methods in this excerpt of 'Preventing Ransomware.'

    https://searchsecurity.techtarget.com/feature/3-ransomware-distribution-methods-popular-with-attackers

  • 01 Mar 2021 11:05 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    More than 100 fraudulent advertisements for Covid-19 vaccines have been identified within illicit marketplaces across the UK, according to new data.

    https://www.cityam.com/cyber-criminals-seek-to-cash-in-on-covid-vaccines-after-fraudulent-adverts-pop-up/


  • 01 Mar 2021 10:44 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    One-quarter of UK pension schemes do not have an adequate cybercrime breach plan, despite the threat being recognised as one the top risks they face, a new survey has uncovered.

    https://www.theactuary.com/2021/02/24/quarter-uk-pension-schemes-unprepared-cyber-breach


  • 01 Mar 2021 10:43 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Intelligence gathered through McAfee’s Mvision service reveals more insight into the emerging Babuk ransomware

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252496839/Babuk-ransomware-unsophisticated-but-highly-dangerous


  • 01 Mar 2021 10:02 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The UK’s cyber industry now employs close to 50,000 people and contributes billions to the economy

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252496528/2020-a-record-year-for-cyber-thanks-to-Covid


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