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  • 22 Jun 2020 12:06 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Another twisty tale from the cyber sleuths at Check Point today, June 18, with news of a “very sophisticated, malicious” attack on Microsoft users in multiple countries

    https://www.forbes.com/sites/zakdoffman/2020/06/18/genius-hackers-hijack-oxford-university-tech-for-masterpiece-attack-on-microsoft-users/#3d49e4e4920d

  • 22 Jun 2020 12:04 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Amazon says its online cloud, which provides the infrastructure on which many websites rely, has fended off the largest DDoS attack in history.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-53093611


  • 22 Jun 2020 11:52 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Representatives left unable to place orders after company’s back-end systems went offline over a week ago

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252484804/Cosmetics-company-Avon-offline-after-cyber-attack


  • 22 Jun 2020 11:25 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Cyber fraud is one of the most common crimes in the UK, with several million cases reported to police every year. Cyber criminals have been taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic to extract millions from individuals and businesses.

    https://www.stevens-bolton.com/site/insights/articles/covid19-and-the-rise-of-cyber-fraud-what-to-do-and-who-to-pursue

  • 22 Jun 2020 11:21 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Check Point sees an upswing in malicious activity around a number of classic banking trojan malware variants

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252484667/Banking-trojans-roar-back-to-prominence-in-May


  • 22 Jun 2020 11:17 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A coalition of tech organisations and nonprofits have urged Zoom CEO Eric Yuan to make end-to-end encryption available to all users

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252484715/Activists-call-on-Zoom-to-implement-encryption-for-all


  • 21 Jun 2020 9:24 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    While analyzing the network dropper GuLoader, researchers found an almost identical commercial software tool called CloudEye offered by a legitimate-looking Italian company.

    https://searchsecurity.techtarget.com/news/252484530/Italian-company-implicated-in-GuLoader-malware-attacks



  • 21 Jun 2020 9:22 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The accounts were linked to the governments of China, Russia and Turkey, and engaged in systematic operations against pro-democracy activists, political opponents and dissidents

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252484569/Twitter-kills-thousands-of-misinformation-accounts


  • 21 Jun 2020 9:11 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Cyber criminals have launched a new phishing scam designed to steal personal and financial details of millions of self-employed workers using the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) during the Covid-19 outbreak.

    https://londonlovesbusiness.com/hackers-targeting-self-employed-with-hmrc-phishing-scam/


  • 21 Jun 2020 9:10 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Spoof government coronavirus apps are popping up all over the world, says the Anomali Threat Research team

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252484584/Fake-contact-tracing-apps-delivering-banking-trojans

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