cyber crime

What is phishing?
phishing

What is phishing?

From banking scams to industrial espionage, we look at why phishing is so lucrative
25 Nov 2020
FBI warns of hackers spoofing its domain
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Security

FBI warns of hackers spoofing its domain

Bad actors could use these lookalike domains in disinformation campaigns
24 Nov 2020
Police CyberAlarm monitoring tool rolls out across England and Wales
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Security

Police CyberAlarm monitoring tool rolls out across England and Wales

The Home Office-funded service monitors a business’ internet traffic and provides regular reports on suspected malicious activity
23 Nov 2020
86% of consumers experience cyber crime amid coronavirus pandemic
Security

86% of consumers experience cyber crime amid coronavirus pandemic

Cyber crooks have leveraged the increase in online shopping
19 Nov 2020
How to protect against a DDoS attack
Security

How to protect against a DDoS attack

DDoS attacks are on the up - here's how to fight back
17 Nov 2020
Hackney Council services could be offline for 'months' following cyber attack
Security

Hackney Council services could be offline for 'months' following cyber attack

The East London-based council has warned that some of its key services could remain unavailable following suspected ransomware attack
16 Nov 2020
Cyber crime costs predicted to hit $10.5 trillion per year by 2025
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Cyber crime costs predicted to hit $10.5 trillion per year by 2025

The inability to effectively detect and prosecute cyber crime is a driving force
13 Nov 2020
Customer payment details stolen in JM Bullion hack
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Security

Customer payment details stolen in JM Bullion hack

Malicious code was embedded on the site for six months and captured personal and payment information
3 Nov 2020
REvil hacking group says it has made more than $100m in a year
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Security

REvil hacking group says it has made more than $100m in a year

Gang behind Travelex hack says it hopes to earn $2 billion from ransomware as a service
29 Oct 2020
Hackers demand ransom from therapy patients after clinic data breach
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Security

Hackers demand ransom from therapy patients after clinic data breach

Vastaamo CEO Ville Tapio was reportedly fired for obscuring information about the incident for more than two years
27 Oct 2020
Amazon sacks employee over data breach
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Security

Amazon sacks employee over data breach

The worker leaked customer email addresses to an unidentified third-party
27 Oct 2020
'Robin Hood' hackers donate stolen Bitcoin to charity
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ransomware

'Robin Hood' hackers donate stolen Bitcoin to charity

Experts warn of a growing trend of ransomware gangs "whitewashing" their image for good publicity
21 Oct 2020
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
13 Oct 2020
2020 Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) survey
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2020 Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) survey

How to measure the effectiveness of your CTI programme
13 Oct 2020
What is WannaCry?
WannaCry

What is WannaCry?

The full story behind one of the worst ransomware outbreaks in history
12 Oct 2020
What is the Computer Misuse Act?
Policy & legislation

What is the Computer Misuse Act?

If your computer systems are attacked, is the law effective enough to put those criminals behind bars?
8 Oct 2020
What is e-safety?
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e safety

What is e-safety?

We explain what e-safety is and how it can be managed in schools and beyond
2 Oct 2020
2020 cyber security outlook report
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2020 cyber security outlook report

Behaviours in the battle between modern attacker and defender
23 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
Tesla wins case against ex-employee accused of stealing data
cyber crime

Tesla wins case against ex-employee accused of stealing data

The company celebrates its latest victory against Martin Tripp, who was accused of hacking and sharing sensitive information
18 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
Ex-Cisco engineer charged with wiping Webex Teams accounts
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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