Threats Despite March deadline, 72% of gov.uk domains haven’t set up DMARC yet

Even though the government is scheduled to retire its two-decades-old Government Secure Intranet (GSI) platform by the end of this …

News Hacker who conned Google & Facebook out of £92m pleads guilty

Evaldas Rimasauskas, a Lithuanian national who targeted employees at Google and Facebook with spear-phishing attacks by impersonating a vendor company …

Threats Russian hackers spear-phishing European government organisations

Less than a week after the EU Council adopted a new protocol to enable Europol and other law enforcement agencies …

Threats Scammers exploiting Christchurch incident to launch phishing attacks

A number of opportunistic cyber criminals are exploiting the recent tragic event in Christchurch, New Zealand to raise online donations …

Threats Spam-based phishing campaigns declined in 2018 but attacks on SaaS users rose

Cyber criminals, especially those who rely on phishing campaigns, are slowly yet steadily switching their operations from creating spam-based phishing …

Threats Catfishing attack exposes cyber vulnerability of Nato troops

By carrying out a "catfishing" operation on social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram, Nato's Stratcom Centre of Excellence …

Information Security Cyber security, collaboration and board-level accountability

Robin Ferris, solutions architect, Pulsant, gives advice on how to stay ahead of cyber criminals who are capitalising on the …

Phishing Five uncomfortable truths about phishing defence

It’s time to challenge conventional thinking about phishing defence and recognise that traditional approaches are not enabling us to better …

Threats Beware: Your newfound love on eHarmony could be a Nigerian hacker

A Nigerian fraud ring dubbed Scarlet Widow has been found creating fake profiles on popular dating sites to scam innocent …

Threats New spear-phishing attacks targeting senior executives at multiple firms

Security researchers have uncovered a spear-phishing campaign that involves hackers sending malicious emails to CEOs, CFOs, CTOs, and SVPs at …

Information Security Top phishing scams to avoid in 2019

Corin Imai, Senior Security Advisor at DomainTools, discusses the phishing scams which will populate the threat landscape in 2019 and how …

Threats Fake beauty apps on Google Play Store enjoyed millions of downloads

Security researchers have discovered dozens of fake beauty apps on the Google Play Store that have no real functionality of …