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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
22 Apr 2021
MI5 warns of foreign agents using LinkedIn to steal information
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MI5 warns of foreign agents using LinkedIn to steal information

Some UK government departments are thought to have engaged with fake profiles linked to hostile states
21 Apr 2021
eBay, Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, and Google were phishers’ top targets in 2020
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eBay, Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, and Google were phishers’ top targets in 2020

Phishers also making more use of HTTPS in attacks
20 Apr 2021
Royal Mail-related phishing scams surge by 645%
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Royal Mail-related phishing scams surge by 645%

Check Point found that the average weekly number of attacks increased from 20 to 150 last month
12 Apr 2021
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
9 Apr 2021
Hackers have raked in £34.5 million from COVID-related scams
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Hackers have raked in £34.5 million from COVID-related scams

City of London Police told IT Pro that a spike in January was caused by vaccine phishing emails
24 Mar 2021
Three billion emails sent in 2020 showed signs of sender fraud
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Three billion emails sent in 2020 showed signs of sender fraud

The use of DMARC, which helps prevent phishing attacks, is on the rise, says report
22 Mar 2021
City of London Police wage war against Sci-Hub
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City of London Police wage war against Sci-Hub

The popular shadow library website has been accused of orchestrating at least 42 cyber attacks on UK universities
22 Mar 2021
Hackers target US taxpayers with NetWire and Remcos malware
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Hackers target US taxpayers with NetWire and Remcos malware

Attackers are attempting to lure victims with malware-laced Word documents that purport to contain tax-related content
19 Mar 2021
Hackers spoofed Huawei website to steal 5G information
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Hackers spoofed Huawei website to steal 5G information

McAfee uncovers phishing campaign that may have been motivated by the ban of Chinese technology in the global 5G rollout
16 Mar 2021
High-risk email security threats increased by 32% last year
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High-risk email security threats increased by 32% last year

Tried and tested email methods used to attack organizations
3 Mar 2021
The top 12 password-cracking techniques used by hackers
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The top 12 password-cracking techniques used by hackers

Some of the most common, and most effective, methods for stealing passwords
3 Mar 2021
AOL users are the target of a new phishing campaign
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AOL users are the target of a new phishing campaign

Cyber criminals are targeting AOL users because they’re an older demographic and may find it too complicated to switch to newer services
1 Mar 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
Hackers turn to 'silent stealing' in bid to exploit home workers
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Hackers turn to 'silent stealing' in bid to exploit home workers

Cyber criminals are abandoning large-scale heists in favour of scams that earn them significantly smaller amounts of money
22 Feb 2021
Fears over cyber crime tool that can build phishing pages in real-time
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Fears over cyber crime tool that can build phishing pages in real-time

Threat actors installed the LogoKit toolkit on over 700 domains over the last month
28 Jan 2021
Your essential guide to internet security
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Your essential guide to internet security

We explain how to ensure both you and your business remain safe online
27 Jan 2021
BEC scammers are using Google Forms to identify easy victims
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BEC scammers are using Google Forms to identify easy victims

That unexpected Google Form may be benign, but it can lead to more aggressive tactics
21 Jan 2021
FBI warns of ongoing corporate vishing attacks
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FBI warns of ongoing corporate vishing attacks

Hackers are attempting to steal corporate credentials from US-based employees using voice phishing
19 Jan 2021
Microsoft remains the most-spoofed brand for the second quarter in a row
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Microsoft remains the most-spoofed brand for the second quarter in a row

Malicious use of the tech giant's brand increased by 24% in the last quarter of 2020, according to Check Point
14 Jan 2021
10 quick tips for identifying phishing emails
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10 quick tips for identifying phishing emails

Avoid falling victim to a phishing attack with these easy tips
11 Jan 2021
2020: Threats in review
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2020: Threats in review

Four key trends in the cyber-threat landscape
6 Jan 2021
Email security threat report 2020
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Email security threat report 2020

Four key trends from spear fishing to credentials theft
6 Jan 2021