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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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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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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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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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‘London Blue’ hacking gang launch campaign against CFOs

Hit list of 50,000 financial leaders primed for wave of business email compromise (BEC) attacks
4 Dec 2018
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Half of phishing sites fool users with green padlock symbols

Seeing a padlock no longer a guarantee of security
28 Nov 2018
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Summer dip in malware attacks credited to World Cup drama

July's drop in TrickBot malware likely due to criminals being distracted by the football, experts say
3 Oct 2018
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What is phishing?

From banking scams to industrial espionage, we look at why phishing is so lucrative
18 Sep 2018
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Cyber criminals use HMRC phishing scan to steal bank details

The hackers ask for every piece of your personal data including name, address, mother's maiden name bank and card details
17 Sep 2018
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What is hacktivism?

From Anonymous to Omega, here’s everything you need to know about hackers with a conscience
9 Aug 2018
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Identity theft protection firm exposes customers to phishing

LifeLock web authentication blunder leaves subscriber email addresses exposed
26 Jul 2018
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How Russia hacked the 2016 election

A timeline of how 12 hackers allegedly corrupted the world's most powerful democracy
18 Jul 2018
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US indicts 12 Russian agents over DNC hack

12 Russian intelligence operatives have been formally accused by the DoJ
16 Jul 2018
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Costa Coffee and Premier Inn hit by data breach

Thieves may have made off with names, email addresses, employment info and more
3 Jul 2018
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Mozilla to embed Have I Been Pwned in new security system

The tool will use Troy Hunt's system to detect accounts embroiled in known data breaches
26 Jun 2018
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Spike in World Cup phishing scams detected by Kaspersky

Attackers are impersonating World Cup partners and advertising tickets for up to ten times their face value
30 May 2018
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Roaming Mantis malware is now 'spreading across the globe'

The DNS-hijacking malware that originated in Asia is now targeting iOS devices
21 May 2018
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

GDPR email alerts exploited to conduct phishing attacks

Malicious actors posing as well-known businesses using the guise of GDPR to steal personal data
3 May 2018
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