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  • 01 Feb 2021 1:17 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Londoners are being warned to watch out for Covid vaccine scams after the Met Police reported a rise in the number of reported cases.

    https://www.itv.com/news/london/2021-01-29/how-to-avoid-being-a-victim-of-covid-19-vaccine-fraud-and-how-to-report-a-scam


  • 01 Feb 2021 12:44 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The takedown of Emotet is a huge event with repercussions that will reverberate across the cyber criminal world, but unfortunately that’s not to say there will be much of a long-term impact

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252495506/End-of-Emotet-A-blow-to-cyber-crime-but-dont-drop-your-guard


  • 01 Feb 2021 12:39 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Barclays has issued security tips for farmers after research shows that cybercrime has become a major threat to the industry.

    https://www.farminguk.com/news/barclays-issues-advice-as-farmers-at-high-risk-of-fraud-_57455.html


  • 31 Jan 2021 10:21 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Threat researchers specialising in vulnerability research and development appear to be being targeted by a North Korean state-backed group

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252495380/North-Korean-state-attacks-legitimate-security-researchers


  • 25 Jan 2021 9:45 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The nation state group that attacked SolarWinds in December got inside Malwarebytes by exploiting privileged access to its Microsoft Office 365 tenant, the firm reveals

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252495073/Malwarebytes-also-hit-by-SolarWinds-attackers


  • 25 Jan 2021 9:31 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Devices handed out by the government to support vulnerable children contain malware that appears to be contacting C2 infrastructure in Russia

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252495174/Gamarue-malware-found-on-government-issued-school-laptops


  • 25 Jan 2021 9:27 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Over 50% of security leaders in the UK and Ireland say their organisations experienced some form of cyber attack in 2020 and more than 60% are concerned that they are at risk of attack this year, rising to almost 90% in the largest organisations, according to a survey of security professionals conducted for Proofpoint by polling firm Censuswide.

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252495162/Two-thirds-of-CISOs-say-theyll-be-cyber-attack-victims-this-year

  • 18 Jan 2021 11:58 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    A phishing campaign has been attempting to disguise spam as an email chain, using genuine messages taken from email clients on previously compromised hosts.

    https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/phishing/malspam-campaign-spoofs-email-chains-to-install-icedid-info-stealer/


  • 18 Jan 2021 11:56 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Threat actors are successfully exploiting enterprises with poor cyber hygiene to compromise cloud security services through phishing attacks and brute force attempts, DHS CISA warns.

    https://healthitsecurity.com/news/cisa-poor-cyber-hygiene-exploited-to-compromise-cloud-security-services


  • 18 Jan 2021 10:33 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Council reveals some more insight into how the Pysa ransomware gang infiltrated its systems by exploiting legacy technology

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252494813/Old-on-premise-systems-targeted-in-Hackney-ransomware-attack


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