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  • 06 Jul 2020 11:19 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A record number of 14 to 17-year-olds have signed up to the National Cyber Security Centre’s CyberFirst summer school

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252485592/Locked-down-teens-flock-to-NCSC-CyberFirst-training-scheme


  • 06 Jul 2020 11:18 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Group claims to be auctioning confidential legal data on pop stars Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and basketball player LeBron James

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252485589/Sodinokibi-gang-begins-dark-web-celebrity-data-auctions


  • 06 Jul 2020 10:45 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The actors behind a campaign to spread GoldenSpy malware via tax accounting software used by customers of a Chinese bank have recently attempted to distribute an uninstaller that deletes the backdoor in an apparent attempt to cover up their illicit activities.

    https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/cybercrime/goldenspy-tax-software-campaign-tries-to-erase-evidence-of-malware/


  • 06 Jul 2020 9:28 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Three months after being hit by a spate of security incidents, Zoom’s CEO, Eric Yuan, has been discussing progress towards a more secure product

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252485510/Zoom-making-progress-on-cyber-security-and-privacy-says-CEO


  • 06 Jul 2020 8:38 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The move should make it harder for fraudsters to trick people into transferring money to them by pretending to be someone else.

    https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/uk-news/2020/07/01/new-name-checking-service-will-help-protect-people-from-bank-transfer-fraud/


  • 06 Jul 2020 8:34 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Researchers have observed an increase in phishing as a means to deliver ransomware payloads – and organisations don’t appear to be prepared

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252485340/Phishing-back-in-vogue-as-ransomware-vector


  • 06 Jul 2020 8:12 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A Russian computer hacker who facilitated $20 million in credit card fraud and ran a sophisticated clearinghouse for international cybercriminals was sentenced Friday to nine years in prison.

    https://gadgets.ndtv.com/internet/news/russian-cybercriminal-gets-9-years-for-online-fraud-website-2253269


  • 06 Jul 2020 8:06 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Safer Internet Day reached more children and young people than ever before, with 49% of young people in the UK hearing about the day! We also saw over 1,700 organisations across the UK coming together and planning activities to celebrate the day and thousands supporting the #SaferInternetDay and #freetobe social media campaign!

    https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/safer-internet-day/safer-internet-day-2020/impact-safer-internet-day-2020


  • 06 Jul 2020 7:52 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The NCSC has racked up a million suspicious email reports from the public just two months after launching a reporting service, but the lucky sender won’t be receiving a grand prize

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252485116/NCSC-catches-a-million-phishes-in-its-nets


  • 06 Jul 2020 7:41 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    An online tool which helps organisations find out how resilient they are to cyber attacks and practise their response in a safe environment

    https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/information/exercise-in-a-box


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