cyber attacks

'NetWalker' ransomware explodes thanks to 'as a service' expansion
ransomware

'NetWalker' ransomware explodes thanks to 'as a service' expansion

The gang behind the malware has made $29m since March, according to McAfee
4 Sep 2020
Exams cancelled after Northumbria University cyber attack
cyber attacks

Exams cancelled after Northumbria University cyber attack

"IT difficulties" force clearing hotline and student portal offline
2 Sep 2020
Tesla was the target of "serious" ransomware attack
ransomware

Tesla was the target of "serious" ransomware attack

A Russian national allegedly attempted to bribe a Tesla employee to install malware on the company’s network
28 Aug 2020
Ex-Cisco engineer charged with wiping Webex Teams accounts
cyber crime

Ex-Cisco engineer charged with wiping Webex Teams accounts

Sudhish Kasaba Ramesh has pleaded guilty to accessing Cisco's cloud infrastructure and deploying code that deleted 456 VMs
27 Aug 2020
UK college hit with DoS attack on results day
distributed denial of service (DDOS)

UK college hit with DoS attack on results day

Myerscough College staff had to email results to each student as online services were taken down
21 Aug 2020
The IT Pro Podcast: Attack of the AI hackers
artificial intelligence (AI)

The IT Pro Podcast: Attack of the AI hackers

Why the machines really are coming to get you
14 Aug 2020
NHS flooded with 40,000 spam emails during coronavirus crisis
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NHS flooded with 40,000 spam emails during coronavirus crisis

The volume of malicious emails reported was highest during the peak of the virus in March
12 Aug 2020
Redcar and Cleveland council hack damages exceed £10.4m
cyber attacks

Redcar and Cleveland council hack damages exceed £10.4m

The incident that took the borough's public services down is still subject to an ongoing criminal investigation
6 Aug 2020
Russia hacked Liam Fox's personal email to steal trade documents
phishing

Russia hacked Liam Fox's personal email to steal trade documents

Hackers accessed his account several times between July and October 2019 by gaining access using a spear-phishing attack
4 Aug 2020
Trump confirms US cyber attack on Russia election trolls
cyber attacks

Trump confirms US cyber attack on Russia election trolls

US president confirms his administration launched a successful campaign against the Internet Research Agency
13 Jul 2020
'Largest ever' DDoS attack targets European bank
distributed denial of service (DDOS)

'Largest ever' DDoS attack targets European bank

The rare form of attack was designed to overwhelm the victim’s networking gear
26 Jun 2020
China behind cyber attacks on Australia, government sources claim
cyber attacks

China behind cyber attacks on Australia, government sources claim

Meanwhile PM Scott Morrison publicly blames "sophisticated state-based cyber actor"
19 Jun 2020
What is a botnet?
Botnet graphic
botnets

What is a botnet?

An in-depth look at the evolution of this highly effective method of cyber crime
10 Jun 2020
Governments urged to work together to stop health care cyber attacks
cyber security

Governments urged to work together to stop health care cyber attacks

Red Cross among those calling on governments to address coronavirus-related cyberattacks
26 May 2020
Key UK energy company hit by cyber attack
cyber attacks

Key UK energy company hit by cyber attack

The attack crippled the Elexon's internal IT network, with remote employees being unable to connect
15 May 2020
Coronavirus hospital construction firms hit with cyber attacks
cyber attacks

Coronavirus hospital construction firms hit with cyber attacks

Criminals are thought to have stolen personal details belonging to up to 100,000 people
14 May 2020
How to protect your business from cyber attacks
cyber security

How to protect your business from cyber attacks

Hackers are always looking for new, lucrative targets. Unified threat management appliances can help reinforce your defences
28 Mar 2020
Evasive malware threats doubled in 2019
malware

Evasive malware threats doubled in 2019

Sophisticated methods of attack that dodge detection are becoming commonplace
24 Mar 2020
Android Cerberus malware can hack Google Authenticator
cyber attacks

Android Cerberus malware can hack Google Authenticator

Cerberus now has remote access trojan capabilities
27 Feb 2020
Apple Mac malware detections overtake Windows for the first time
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Apple Mac malware detections overtake Windows for the first time

MacOS is no longer a bastion against cyber threats
11 Feb 2020
Our 5-minute guide to security awareness training
Business classroom with a woman talking about cyber security, blue padlock image on whiteboard
Security

Our 5-minute guide to security awareness training

How security awareness training can build resilience in your business and reduce the likelihood of a successful cyber attack
24 Jan 2020
Mitsubishi breached by suspected Chinese hackers
data breaches

Mitsubishi breached by suspected Chinese hackers

The electronics giant is one of Japan’s key defence and infrastructure contractors
20 Jan 2020
The 3 approaches of Breach and Attack Simulation technologies
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The 3 approaches of Breach and Attack Simulation technologies

A guide to the nuances of BAS, helping you stay one step ahead of cyber criminals
10 Jan 2020
Strengthen your defences against cybercrime
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Strengthen your defences against cybercrime

Cyber resilience planning for email
6 Jan 2020