Cyber attack Coronavirus-related Cyber Attacks jump 30% in past two weeks

In the past two weeks, Check Point researchers have documented an average of 192,000 coronavirus-related cyber attacks per week, marking …

Apps UK coronavirus app expert verdict: strong privacy protection and added benefits

The UK has started trialling an app to help contain the spread of COVID-19 by alerting people if they have come into …

Phishing Citizens flagged over 160,000 suspicious emails to NCSC in two weeks

The National Cyber Security Centre's new Suspicious Email Reporting Service is beginning to pay off as far as fighting cyber …

Employees 70% of UK businesses implement multi-factor authentication to secure remote workers during Covid-19 crisis

Over two thirds (70 per cent) of British businesses are using multi-factor authentication (MFA) and a virtual private network (VPN) …

Ransomware Snake ransomware attack disrupts operations at hospital chain Fresenius Group

A major ransomware attack has disrupted operations at Germany-based Fresenius Group, Europe's largest private hospital operator whose dialysis products and …

Vulnerability Exploits, vulnerabilities and threat adaptation during the COVID-19 pandemic

Vulnerabilities and exploits are critical in all security domains, but especially now, during the COVID-19 pandemic, where malicious actors are …

Threats APT groups targeting healthcare organisations, NCSC warns

The National Cyber Security Centre and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security have issued a joint advisory concerning ongoing activity …

Privacy Zoom security: I’ve researched problems with video conferencing for years – here’s what you...

The video conferencing app Zoom gained about 2 million new users in the first two months of 2020 – and …

Podcast Contact tracing apps – can a loss of privacy ever be temporary?

On this week’s teissPodcast we discuss “contact tracing apps” - the smartphone software which - according to the health secretary, …

Data privacy Mobile phone data is useful in coronavirus battle. But are people protected enough?

Tracking people infected with COVID-19 has become an important weapon in global responses to combatting the virus. Through the use …

Phishing Hackers impersonating delivery services in massive phishing campaign targeting citizens

Security researchers have observed a big spike in the setting up of fake sites and e-mail addresses by cyber criminals …

Data privacy ICO greenlights NHSX’ new contact tracing app

The Information Commissioner’s Office has greenlighted NHSX’ new contact tracing app, stating that it fulfils standards of transparency and governance …