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Lazarus APT hacking group is targeting the defense industry
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Lazarus APT hacking group is targeting the defense industry

North Korea-linked hackers used ThreatNeedle backdoor to gather sensitive data
26 Feb 2021
Oxford University COVID lab falls victim to hackers
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Oxford University COVID lab falls victim to hackers

The NCSC is investigating how hackers managed to access details for system controls used by the Strubi lab
26 Feb 2021
CISA warns of ongoing Accellion File Transfer Appliance attacks
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CISA warns of ongoing Accellion File Transfer Appliance attacks

Attacks have hit federal, state, and local governments
25 Feb 2021
What is a Trojan?
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What is a Trojan?

The malicious malware lurks behind legitimate software to invade your computer
25 Feb 2021
Weekly threat roundup: IBM, VMware and Python
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Weekly threat roundup: IBM, VMware and Python

Pulling together the most dangerous and pressing flaws that businesses need to patch
25 Feb 2021
Npower shuts down app after hackers steal user data
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Npower shuts down app after hackers steal user data

Cyber criminals obtained partial financial data following successful credential stuffing attacks
25 Feb 2021
FedEx and DHL phishing emails target Microsoft users
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FedEx and DHL phishing emails target Microsoft users

The campaign aims to steal credentials using spoof phishing pages hosted on legitimate domains
24 Feb 2021
VMware patches critical ESXi and vSphere Client vulnerabilities
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VMware patches critical ESXi and vSphere Client vulnerabilities

These include a 9.8-rated bug that hackers can exploit to execute remote commands with unrestricted privileges
24 Feb 2021
Hackers publish Bombardier data in wide-reaching FTA cyber attack
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Hackers publish Bombardier data in wide-reaching FTA cyber attack

Hackers compromise the data of 25 firms as part of an attack against Accellion's legacy FTA application
24 Feb 2021
Cyber security firm saw attacks rise by 20% during 2020
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Cyber security firm saw attacks rise by 20% during 2020

Trend Micro found attackers also heavily targeted VPNs
23 Feb 2021
Experts blast SMBs' “head in the sand” approach to cyber security
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Experts blast SMBs' “head in the sand” approach to cyber security

From failing to patch exposed VPNs to meeting ransom demands, businesses are playing a role in fuelling the threat landscape
23 Feb 2021
Hackers are using Google Alerts to help spread malware
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Hackers are using Google Alerts to help spread malware

Fake news gives rise to fake alerts that install phony Adobe Flash updates
22 Feb 2021
North Korea expected to increase cyber attacks due to COVID struggles
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North Korea expected to increase cyber attacks due to COVID struggles

CrowdStrike also expects an increase in the number of cyber attacks targeting health care institutions
22 Feb 2021
IT Pro News In Review: 1,000 engineers hack SolarWinds, IBM climate plan & macOS update wreaks havoc
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IT Pro News In Review: 1,000 engineers hack SolarWinds, IBM climate plan & macOS update wreaks havoc

Catch up on this week's top news stories in our video series
19 Feb 2021
Weekly threat roundup: SolarWinds-style hack, macOS Big Sur, Telegram
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Weekly threat roundup: SolarWinds-style hack, macOS Big Sur, Telegram

Pulling together the most dangerous and pressing flaws that businesses need to patch
18 Feb 2021
US charges three North Koreans for Sony Pictures, WannaCry attacks
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US charges three North Koreans for Sony Pictures, WannaCry attacks

The men are said to have been responsible for a $1.3 billion hacking spree
18 Feb 2021
What is network forensics?
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What is network forensics?

Taking a closer look at how cyber threats are investigated at a network level
17 Feb 2021
France uncovers SolarWinds-esque cyber attack targeting Centreon
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France uncovers SolarWinds-esque cyber attack targeting Centreon

Hackers infiltrated the systems of several organisations in 2017 by compromising the enterprise IT platform
16 Feb 2021
Microsoft: ‘More than 1,000 engineers’ executed SolarWinds attack
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Microsoft: ‘More than 1,000 engineers’ executed SolarWinds attack

The company's president Brad Smith says the ongoing hack is the 'largest and most sophisticated the world has ever seen'
15 Feb 2021
Microsoft is concerned with escalating web shell attacks
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Microsoft is concerned with escalating web shell attacks

140,000 malware tools discovered on average every month
12 Feb 2021
Weekly threat roundup: Zero-days in Windows, Adobe, Google Chrome
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Weekly threat roundup: Zero-days in Windows, Adobe, Google Chrome

Pulling together the most dangerous and pressing flaws that businesses need to patch
11 Feb 2021
How do you become an ethical hacker?
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How do you become an ethical hacker?

What certifications do you need, what jobs are available and how much is the salary?
10 Feb 2021
Microsoft patches actively exploited Windows zero-day flaw
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Microsoft patches actively exploited Windows zero-day flaw

The threat has been fixed alongside 55 other bugs in the latest Patch Tuesday round of fixes
10 Feb 2021