Manchester United resists ‘sophisticated’ cyber attack
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Manchester United resists ‘sophisticated’ cyber attack

The incident was contained and the football club suffered no customer data loss or service disruption
23 Nov 2020
Active vs passive reconnaissance
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Active vs passive reconnaissance

Exploring essential tools of both ethical and malicious hackers alike
19 Nov 2020
Weekly threat roundup: Cisco, BlueKeep, Apache Unomi
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Weekly threat roundup: Cisco, BlueKeep, Apache Unomi

Pulling together the most dangerous and pressing flaws that businesses need to patch
19 Nov 2020
What is a Trojan?
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What is a Trojan?

The malicious malware lurks behind legitimate software to invade your computer
18 Nov 2020
What is Microsoft Pluton?
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What is Microsoft Pluton?

A quick look at Microsoft's new approach to CPUs that promises to revolutionise Windows security
17 Nov 2020
What is ransomware?
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What is ransomware?

This type of malware could hit you hard in the pocket
17 Nov 2020
Best ransomware removal tools
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Best ransomware removal tools

The top free and paid toolkits available right now to protect you from hackers
17 Nov 2020
BlueKeep is still haunting thousands of enterprise systems
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BlueKeep is still haunting thousands of enterprise systems

Millions of devices in total are vulnerable to historic security threats that have been patched
17 Nov 2020
Cisco patch notes ‘left out’ details of RCE flaws
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Cisco patch notes ‘left out’ details of RCE flaws

The company has since released advisories for three flaws a week after first patching its security management platform
17 Nov 2020
Hackers are increasingly reaping the benefits of the cloud
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Hackers are increasingly reaping the benefits of the cloud

Cyber criminals bring the cloud to the dark web, making it easier to move stolen data
16 Nov 2020
Up to 350,000 people affected by Capcom ransomware attack
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Up to 350,000 people affected by Capcom ransomware attack

Update following the initial disclosure suggests personal information and sensitive corporate material was compromised
16 Nov 2020
Weekly threat roundup: Windows, Intel, and Ubuntu
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Weekly threat roundup: Windows, Intel, and Ubuntu

Pulling together the most dangerous and pressing flaws that businesses need to patch
13 Nov 2020
Ticketmaster fined £1.25 million for 2018 data breach
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Ticketmaster fined £1.25 million for 2018 data breach

The incident affected 9.4 million customers and led to at least 60,000 instances of fraud
13 Nov 2020
Hackers target flaws in PBX system to hijack VoIP calls
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Hackers target flaws in PBX system to hijack VoIP calls

Flaws in Sangoma PBX allow hackers to make outgoing calls to premium-rate numbers
6 Nov 2020
McAfee: 7.5 million attacks on cloud accounts recorded in Q2
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McAfee: 7.5 million attacks on cloud accounts recorded in Q2

The UK experienced the seventh-highest number of attacks for the quarter
5 Nov 2020
Ransomware gangs pretend to delete stolen data to extort victims twice, report warns
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Ransomware gangs pretend to delete stolen data to extort victims twice, report warns

Security experts warn that paying ransomware hackers will likely lead to more demands
5 Nov 2020
Over 23,000 hacked databases shared over Telegram and Discord
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Over 23,000 hacked databases shared over Telegram and Discord

Around 13 billion user files are believed to be circulating on hacker forums
5 Nov 2020
Customer payment details stolen in JM Bullion hack
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Customer payment details stolen in JM Bullion hack

Malicious code was embedded on the site for six months and captured personal and payment information
3 Nov 2020
Oracle releases emergency WebLogic Server patch to fix RCE flaw
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Oracle releases emergency WebLogic Server patch to fix RCE flaw

The vulnerability could enable hackers to remotely exploit the server without any user interaction
3 Nov 2020
Google discloses actively-exploited Windows zero-day vulnerability
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Google discloses actively-exploited Windows zero-day vulnerability

The vulnerability gives an attacker admin-level control of the targeted Windows computer
2 Nov 2020
Wisconsin Republican Party allegedly loses $2.3 million to hackers
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Wisconsin Republican Party allegedly loses $2.3 million to hackers

Hackers reportedly rerouted funds intended for vendors to their own accounts
30 Oct 2020
Trump website defaced in second successive cyber breach
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Trump website defaced in second successive cyber breach

Attackers briefly seize control of the presidential campaign website a week after Trump claimed “nobody gets hacked”
28 Oct 2020
Hackers demand ransom from therapy patients after clinic data breach
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Hackers demand ransom from therapy patients after clinic data breach

Vastaamo CEO Ville Tapio was reportedly fired for obscuring information about the incident for more than two years
27 Oct 2020