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  • 23 Sep 2019 6:45 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Emotet phishing trojan-turned-botnet is back in action after a three-and-a-half month break, say threat researchers

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252470867/Emotet-phishing-botnet-returns-from-summer-vacation


  • 23 Sep 2019 6:45 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    New variants of the infamous WannaCry malware continue to emerge, and many of them have accidentally turned themselves into a somewhat effective, although ill-advised, vaccine against infection

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252470868/WannaCry-variants-accidentally-protecting-against-WannaCry

  • 23 Sep 2019 6:39 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The cyber security industry needs to address a systemic image problem if it is to succeed in recruiting more diverse teams

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252470686/Ditch-hoodies-and-hackers-to-encourage-diverse-security-recruitment


  • 23 Sep 2019 6:15 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Analysis of 15 years’ worth of Google search data has revealed some insight into what cyber security trends are capturing the imagination

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252470494/Equifax-and-Heartbleed-are-most-Googled-cyber-security-terms


  • 15 Sep 2019 2:39 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Based on data from 16.4 billion transactions, analysis reveals a 171% year-on-year growth in new account creation bot attacks that targeted e-commerce. These attacks are found most often in online marketplaces, virtual gift card companies and ridesharing sites.

    https://internetretailing.net/strategy-and-innovation/strategy-and-innovation/apps-and-ecommerce-sites-become-key-targets-for-new-account-creation-bot-attacks-according-to-new-report-20175

  • 15 Sep 2019 2:34 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Almost every single cyber attack will, at some stage, require a human to be tricked into doing something, according to research by Proofpoint

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252470384/Social-engineering-a-factor-in-virtually-all-cyber-attacks-report-claims


  • 15 Sep 2019 12:54 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The UK’s representative to a United Nations cyber security working group has called for increased investment in capacity around cyber security

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252470459/UK-calls-for-cyber-capacity-building-at-UN-security-group


  • 08 Sep 2019 11:03 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Operators of the TrickBot banking Trojan have switched to a new downloader to evade detection and analysis for a high-volume malicious spam campaign targeting business, researchers warn

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252470091/TrickBot-Trojan-switches-to-stealthy-Ostap-downloader

  • 08 Sep 2019 10:49 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Researchers at Check Point have identified a security flaw in Android-based smartphones that exposes vulnerable users to phishing attacks

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252470102/Check-Point-warns-of-Android-phishing-attacks


  • 08 Sep 2019 8:30 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Security researchers have discovered a web social engineering toolkit that enables cyber criminals to create fake update notification campaigns

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252470034/Cyber-criminals-tap-into-Web-social-engineering-toolkit


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