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Adult site Luscious suffers massive data breach
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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
NCSC hails successful proprietary anti-phishing technique
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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
NCSC issues advice for global DNS hijacking campaign
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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
What is ethical hacking? White hat hackers explained
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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
Google turns Android phones into 2FA keys for iOS login
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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
Russian hackers allegedly infiltrated Florida voter systems
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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
Romanian hackers convicted of cyber crimes, 400,000 affected
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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
Fraudster pays $49.7m back to Facebook and Google
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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
Bristol City Council run phishing attacks against own staff
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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
Criminals building a cyber extortion 'micro-economy'
Cyber criminal extorting people at their terminal for cash
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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
Sophisticated new phishing campaign targets the C-suite
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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
Cyber crime surges as victims lost £35 million in six months
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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
Google quiz challenges users to identify phishing emails
Google phishing email test
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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
GoDaddy authentication vulnerability
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GoDaddy authentication vulnerability

Domain name registry enabled domain hijacking through authentication vulnerability
23 Jan 2019
Modlishka tool can allow attackers to bypass 2FA
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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
WhatsApp Gold scam returns with 'martinelli' malware threat
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WhatsApp Gold scam returns with 'martinelli' malware threat

WhatsApp denies having any association with the fake app
7 Jan 2019
A TV licence phishing scam has driven over 5,000 complaints
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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
Spike in Brexit-themed phishing attacks expected after deal
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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
‘London Blue’ hacking gang launch campaign against CFOs
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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
Half of phishing sites fool users with green padlock symbols
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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
Summer dip in malware attacks credited to World Cup drama
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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
Cyber criminals use HMRC phishing scan to steal bank details
HMRC branded email used to fuel scam
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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
What is hacktivism?
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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
Identity theft protection firm exposes customers to phishing
Leaky bucket
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Identity theft protection firm exposes customers to phishing

LifeLock web authentication blunder leaves subscriber email addresses exposed
26 Jul 2018