cyber attacks

What is cyber security?
Security

What is cyber security?

To learn what cyber security is, you also have to know what it's not
24 Sep 2020
What is cyber warfare?
Security

What is cyber warfare?

We explain what cyber warfare is and why you need to pay attention to the threats posed
22 Sep 2020
'Largest ever' Magecart hack compromises 2,000 online stores
hacking

'Largest ever' Magecart hack compromises 2,000 online stores

The personal details of tens of thousands of customers were stolen from just one compromised Magento-powered site
15 Sep 2020
The IT Pro Podcast: The myth of reputational damage
data breaches

The IT Pro Podcast: The myth of reputational damage

Is reputational damage from a data breach really worth worrying about?
10 Sep 2020
Data centre provider Equinix hit by ransomware
ransomware

Data centre provider Equinix hit by ransomware

Early investigations suggest the attack is limited to the company's own internal systems
10 Sep 2020
Hackers abusing legitimate cloud monitoring tool to infiltrate Linux environments
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Hackers abusing legitimate cloud monitoring tool to infiltrate Linux environments

TeamTNT has been caught using the genuine Weave Scope Docker and Kubernetes tool as an effective backdoor to target servers
9 Sep 2020
'NetWalker' ransomware explodes thanks to 'as a service' expansion
ransomware

'NetWalker' ransomware explodes thanks to 'as a service' expansion

The gang behind the malware has made $29m since March, according to McAfee
4 Sep 2020
Tesla was the target of "serious" ransomware attack
ransomware

Tesla was the target of "serious" ransomware attack

A Russian national allegedly attempted to bribe a Tesla employee to install malware on the company’s network
28 Aug 2020
Ex-Cisco engineer charged with wiping Webex Teams accounts
cyber crime

Ex-Cisco engineer charged with wiping Webex Teams accounts

Sudhish Kasaba Ramesh has pleaded guilty to accessing Cisco's cloud infrastructure and deploying code that deleted 456 VMs
27 Aug 2020
The IT Pro Podcast: Attack of the AI hackers
artificial intelligence (AI)

The IT Pro Podcast: Attack of the AI hackers

Why the machines really are coming to get you
14 Aug 2020
What is WannaCry?
WannaCry

What is WannaCry?

The full story behind one of the worst ransomware outbreaks in history
5 Aug 2020
Russia hacked Liam Fox's personal email to steal trade documents
phishing

Russia hacked Liam Fox's personal email to steal trade documents

Hackers accessed his account several times between July and October 2019 by gaining access using a spear-phishing attack
4 Aug 2020
Trump confirms US cyber attack on Russia election trolls
cyber attacks

Trump confirms US cyber attack on Russia election trolls

US president confirms his administration launched a successful campaign against the Internet Research Agency
13 Jul 2020
'Largest ever' DDoS attack targets European bank
distributed denial of service (DDOS)

'Largest ever' DDoS attack targets European bank

The rare form of attack was designed to overwhelm the victim’s networking gear
26 Jun 2020
China behind cyber attacks on Australia, government sources claim
cyber attacks

China behind cyber attacks on Australia, government sources claim

Meanwhile PM Scott Morrison publicly blames "sophisticated state-based cyber actor"
19 Jun 2020
What is a botnet?
Botnet graphic
botnets

What is a botnet?

An in-depth look at the evolution of this highly effective method of cyber crime
10 Jun 2020
Governments urged to work together to stop health care cyber attacks
cyber security

Governments urged to work together to stop health care cyber attacks

Red Cross among those calling on governments to address coronavirus-related cyberattacks
26 May 2020
How to protect your business from cyber attacks
cyber security

How to protect your business from cyber attacks

Hackers are always looking for new, lucrative targets. Unified threat management appliances can help reinforce your defences
28 Mar 2020
Evasive malware threats doubled in 2019
malware

Evasive malware threats doubled in 2019

Sophisticated methods of attack that dodge detection are becoming commonplace
24 Mar 2020
Android Cerberus malware can hack Google Authenticator
cyber attacks

Android Cerberus malware can hack Google Authenticator

Cerberus now has remote access trojan capabilities
27 Feb 2020
Apple Mac malware detections overtake Windows for the first time
cyber attacks

Apple Mac malware detections overtake Windows for the first time

MacOS is no longer a bastion against cyber threats
11 Feb 2020
Our 5-minute guide to security awareness training
Business classroom with a woman talking about cyber security, blue padlock image on whiteboard
Security

Our 5-minute guide to security awareness training

How security awareness training can build resilience in your business and reduce the likelihood of a successful cyber attack
24 Jan 2020
Mitsubishi breached by suspected Chinese hackers
data breaches

Mitsubishi breached by suspected Chinese hackers

The electronics giant is one of Japan’s key defence and infrastructure contractors
20 Jan 2020