Don’t take your eye off the ball…

The CIA elite hackers were so preoccupied with building cyber weapons they neglected to secure their own systems… With “Vault 7”, the CIA could hack into any device with a suite of tools designed to read and copy data from electronic devices. Unfortunately their “woefully lax” security procedures  allowed those weapons to be stolen by hackers. The leaked […]

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Things are not always what they seem…

When things look familiar, it’s easy to proceed without checking. This is where one mouse click could kill your business… With millions working from home with little or no meaningful Internet security, it’s been ‘open season‘ for Cybercriminals. Malware first launched 5 or 10 years ago is again getting huge traction as home and small business routers […]

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Hackers revive ancient malware to hit remote workers

Social Engineering Malware is again growing in popularity – because it still works! Hackers are using years-old malware for fresh attacks amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The result? A surge of remote access spyware, trojans, botnets, keyloggers, many highly dangerous. They rely on social engineering and phishing campaigns to spread in a shift to remote working. • NetWiredRC, […]

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MoD stockpiles 550 Zoom accounts despite security concerns

MOD also invests in 10,000 Microsoft 365 accounts and 20,000 units of hardware The MoD has purchased 550 Zoom video conferencing licenses despite ongoing security concerns raised by security agencies in both the UK and the US. The MoD licences represent 75% of the video conferencing purchased by six major government departments, including 150 for the Cabinet Office, […]

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Cyber resilience is in our sights – but there’s more to be done

by Ryan LaSalle, managing director of growth and strategy and cyber defence lead at Accenture Security for telegraph.co.uk It’s no time for complacency – but cyber resilience is on the horizon It’s a sad fact of life for those of us in cybersecurity that newsworthy security breaches are now almost a weekly occurrence. The surprisingly good […]

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Bitcoin wallets HACKED? Iranian v3.0

By Tyrese Garvie 22nd December 2017 15:16pm Bitcoin (BTC) has plummeted over 30% over the last few days and more so today – many people are claiming that the bubble has finally popped, but others are claiming that it was hacked by a group named ‘Iranian v3.0’. It all started with a message posted on pastebin.com […]

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