A wide range of articles, videos and interviews concerning persistent and current threats that organisations face.

Threats Move aside, Russia! Information Commissioner views teenage hackers as bigger threats

Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham has warned Britain's civil servants that instead of panicking over the cyber threat emanating from Russia, …

Threats Petya, NotPetya, Good Rabbit, Bad Rabbit… the rise of ransomware

Ransomware NOUN mass noun A type of malicious software designed to block access to a computer system until a sum …

Threats Over 72 million credentials stolen from adult content websites by hackers since 2016

Over 72 million account credentials discovered on the Dark Web by security researchers were found to be stolen from popular …

Threats Hackers running malvertising campaign on YouTube to mine cryptocurrency

Security researchers have revealed how hackers are now bombarding YouTube videos with fake antivirus ads and running crypto jacking codes …

Threats Britain should mind its own business, warns North Korea following WannaCry charge

A couple of months after North Korea termed Britain's accusation of it being behind the WannaCry attacks as a 'wicked …

Ransomware Ransomware, the immediate threat

Ransomware was big news last year, and it’s an ever-present threat. The NHS’s network was compromised by the WannaCry virus, …

Ransomware How are GDPR and ransomware attacks related?

Rik Ferguson, VP cyber security research at Trend Micro, explains how GDPR means that organisations need to take ransomware even …

Ransomware Cyber threats: it’s not if, it’s when

David Belder, CIO of Verint Systems, explains how ransomware is evolving as an information security threat for business. What do …

Cyber attack Why are cyber attacks under reported?

Rik Ferguson, VP security research at Trend Micro, explains that the under-reporting of cyber crime is often a result of …

Threats Declaring war on the hackers’ ROI

Cybercrime is increasingly run like a business with product research, help desks, sales targets and even money-back guarantees. Teiss guest blogger, …

SMEs Simple steps to secure your SME against cyber attacks

Many small businesses overestimate the cost and complexity of cyber security and miss out on simple opportunities to better protect …