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  • 04 Jan 2021 10:59 AM | Anonymous member (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 | Anonymous member (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 | Anonymous member (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 | Anonymous member (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 | Anonymous member (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 | Anonymous member (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


  • 21 Dec 2020 11:21 AM | Anonymous member (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 | Anonymous member (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 | Anonymous member (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 | Anonymous member (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


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