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Trend Micro insider sells customer data to scammers

Scammers used stolen data to make fraudulent phishing calls
6 Nov 2019
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Neighbourhood Watch and Avast to tackle cyber crime

Growing concern over cyber crime launches new Cyberhood Watch with Avast
5 Nov 2019
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Businesses stung by convincing Office 365 voicemail scam

This latest wave of phishing attacks incorporates real audio recordings to create a sense of urgency
31 Oct 2019
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Windows RDP servers peddled to anyone with pocket change

The latest black market report shows the low price of devastating cyber tools
10 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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GCHQ to share real-time intel with banks

The new initiative aims to kickstart a closer relationship between the spy agency and UK businesses
25 Apr 2019
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Microsoft tech support scammer fleeces users out of $3m

The North Carolina man ran a four-year scam campaign which sold unneeded tech support to owners of 'infected' devices
22 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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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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‘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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What is phishing?

From banking scams to industrial espionage, we look at why phishing is so lucrative
18 Sep 2018
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Duo unravels three-tiered ‘crypto-giveaway’ botnet

Researchers used a machine learning model to weed through 88 million Twitter accounts for bots and spammers
7 Aug 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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HMRC takes down record number of malicious websites

Deploying new technology has also led to a dramatic reduction in the number of fake texts, according to figures
3 Jul 2018
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Hackers love the UK, but not for the reason you think

Ex-Met cyber specialist explains why the UK is such a popular destination for cyber criminals
14 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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The worst Google scams and how to avoid them

Google provides a vast amount of knowledge at your fingertips, but scammers lie in wait if you search for the wrong thing
15 May 2018
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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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Martin Lewis to sue Facebook over Bitcoin ad 'scams'

Entrepreneur complains that Facebook won't remove ads using his name until he reports them
23 Apr 2018
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Football club Lazio loses €2 million to phishing scam

The Italian team sent an outstanding transfer bill to a fraudster's bank account
29 Mar 2018
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Never mind fake news, it’s the fake emails that need to stop

While some email scams may not be particularly convincing, that doesn't mean they can't cause disruption
10 Mar 2018
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Why Nadine Dorries is totally wrong about password sharing

Frustration abounds as MPs expose their backwards security practises
4 Dec 2017