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Threats COVID-19-themed cyber attacks becoming more advanced and sophisticated: Interpol

With the COVID-10 pandemic increasing online dependency of businesses and forcing them to deploy remote systems and networks, cyber criminals …

Threats Threats to vulnerable machine identities on the rise

The threat to cyber security posed by attacks on machine identities is rising fast and needs strong and proactive management

Threats QNAP NAS devices vulnerable to QSnatch malware attacks, NCSC warns

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) have warned users of QNAP …

Threats Malicious Microsoft Office files on the rise

Increases in ransomware, opportunistic use of COVID-19 pandemic, systemic weaknesses and growing reliance on Microsoft Office files by cybercriminals.

Threats Hackers targeting sports organisations with phishing and malware attacks

A series of cyber attacks and social engineering campaigns targeting sports organisations in the UK has revealed how unprepared they …

Threats Russia-backed APT29 targeting firms engaged in coronavirus vaccine research

The National Cyber Security Centre today red-flagged Russia-back hacker group APT29 for targeting organisations involved in coronavirus vaccine development with …

Threats Joker Malware returns to the Play Store in a more powerful avatar

Security researchers have discovered the return of the Joker malware to the Google Play Store, hiding behind a number of …

Threats Hackers using MSPs as staging ground to launch ransomware attacks: US Secret Service

The U.S. Secret Service has warned private and government organisations that hackers are targeting Managed Service Providers (MSPs) and are …

Threats You’ve Got Mail(ware)! New FakeSpy malware targeting Royal Mail users

An upgraded version of FakeSpy, a three-year-old information-stealing malware, is masquerading as legitimate postal service apps, including the Royal Mail …

Threats Malicious extensions on Chrome browser enjoyed over 32m downloads

Security researchers have unearthed a "global surveillance campaign" that has been using malicious extensions to take screenshots, steal credentials, and …

Threats Companies using PBX systems facing large-scale phishing attacks

While video conferencing solutions have become the prime targets for hackers following the shift to remote work, hackers have also …

Threats Dozens of fake websites impersonating UK supermarket chains

At a time when supermarkets in the UK are experiencing their fastest growth in sales, cyber criminals have been setting …