Incidents infecting hundreds of thousands of computers globally bring problems into rather sharp focus. Ransomware has been with us for many years. We’ve seen a number of customer cases that prove it’s possible to survive these attacks. Without having to pay. As the ransomware threat continues, it’s imperative to understand how you can protect your business. Having a strategy is a really good start.
Any type of deliberate deception for unfair or unlawful gain that occurs online. The most common form is online credit card theft.
Cyber security is now a pressing issue for many organisations. If you’re unaccustomed to the technology sector, it can be hard to decode the extensive volume of technical language. As part of the research project I am currently involved, cyber security concerns within UK businesses is a key area. Read more as I attempt to break down the complicated language surrounding the topic in a Glossary of terms.
Attackers behind today’s WannaCry ransomware outbreak in Europe are spreading the malware using the EternalBlue exploit leaked by the ShadowBrokers. Source: Malware Leaked NSA Exploit Spreading Ransomware Worldwide
It’s not at all a surprise that Google Mail users have today been hit by a massive Phishing attack. Given the rise of exploits being sourced using Google platform services, such as the GOOGLE RECAPTCHA BYPASS and the malware CARBANAK USING GOOGLE SERVICES it was inevitable.
The malware is a dropper discovered by Kaspersky Lab as Reconyc. The dropper is a cybercrime tool used to install other malware on infected computers. IBM said the drives that were infected have a part number 01AC585; Storwize systems with serial numbers beginning with 78D2 aren’t compromised.
In its research, Flashpoint said the United States, Germany, and Ukraine appear to be the most frequently targeted countries. The most exploited sectors are education, followed by healthcare, legal, aviation, and government. Least vulnerable to these types of attacks are the financial and telecom sectors. Microsoft Windows is the most popular of the platforms targeted […]
Office 365 anti-spoof email protection: Insider spoofing or faking the email address of the CEO or the Managing Director to trick the CFO or the Finance Director into transferring tens of thousands of Pounds to criminal bank accounts is really big business. Microsoft, with Office 365 anti-spoof email protection, is quashing the threat.