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Carbon Black: Attacks and breaches "new normal" for business

Most UK companies surveyed have suffered data breaches, as attacks increase in volume and sophistication
1 Oct 2019
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Royal Brexit bitcoin phishing hoax hits British mailboxes

Fraudsters deploy an old-school method in an attempt to outfox a tech CEO
27 Sep 2019
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NHS staff issued with fresh cyber security guidance

New campaign focuses on password security, phishing, social engineering, and on-site 'tailgating'
23 Sep 2019
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FBI embarks on cyber criminal detainment spree

Coordinated effort leads to hundreds of arrests and $3.7 million seized from phishing gangs around the world
11 Sep 2019
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Hackers exploiting social engineering 'toolkits'

Victims are being asked to download malware through visually compelling fake update prompts
4 Sep 2019
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Fraudsters use AI voice manipulation to steal £200,000

Bold social engineering attack could be the first of many powered by machine learning
2 Sep 2019
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Adult site Luscious suffers massive data breach

Users of the adult site saw thier personal information tied to their real identity leaked and exposed
20 Aug 2019
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NCSC hails successful proprietary anti-phishing technique

The fight against phishers is looking hopeful, but GCHQ's security arm certainly isn't without its faults
16 Jul 2019
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NCSC issues advice for global DNS hijacking campaign

Middle East-based attacks expected to spread to consumers and businesses across Europe
15 Jul 2019
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What is ethical hacking? White hat hackers explained

Not all hackers are motivated by greed - some of them use their powers for good
11 Jul 2019
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Google turns Android phones into 2FA keys for iOS login

FIDO keys touted as the most secure protection against hackers and phishing campaigns
13 Jun 2019
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Russian hackers allegedly infiltrated Florida voter systems

The US Senator for the county declared the assailants were "in a position" to alter voter roll data
29 Apr 2019
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Romanian hackers convicted of cyber crimes, 400,000 affected

The pair of cyber criminals conducted a sophisticated campaign dating back to 2007
15 Apr 2019
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Fraudster pays $49.7m back to Facebook and Google

A Lithuanian man has pleaded guilty for a scheme that bilked more than $100m from the tech giants
27 Mar 2019
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Bristol City Council run phishing attacks against own staff

Colleagues are being targeted by spoof ‘spam’ emails that link to cyber security training
13 Mar 2019
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Security

Criminals building a cyber extortion 'micro-economy'

Sophisticated groups feed a cyber crime supply chain by selling corporate documents and IP to novice extortionists
21 Feb 2019
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Sophisticated new phishing campaign targets the C-suite

It comes as the latest cyber campaign to selectively target the most important pillars of a company
5 Feb 2019
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Cyber crime surges as victims lost £35 million in six months

Statistics showing a 24% surge in the amount stolen are based on the number of reports to cyber authorities
28 Jan 2019
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Google quiz challenges users to identify phishing emails

Eight questions have been tailored to put illicit email spotting to the test
23 Jan 2019
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GoDaddy authentication vulnerability

Domain name registry enabled domain hijacking through authentication vulnerability
23 Jan 2019
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Modlishka tool can allow attackers to bypass 2FA

The reverse proxy 'Modlishka' tool is designed to make phishing attacks as "effective as possible"
9 Jan 2019
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WhatsApp Gold scam returns with 'martinelli' malware threat

WhatsApp denies having any association with the fake app
7 Jan 2019
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phishing

A TV licence phishing scam has driven over 5,000 complaints

Action Fraud states that 5,057 people have complained about the phishing attempt in the last three months
4 Jan 2019
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Security

Spike in Brexit-themed phishing attacks expected after deal

Russian-linked Fancy Bear among hackers that could target the UK with malware and disinformation
12 Dec 2018
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