Phishing Staying secure during the summer holidays

Heading on holiday this summer? Hackers can take advantage of people whilst they are out of the office. Javvad Malik, …

Phishing Phishing attack targeting financial organisations using SHTML file attachments

Security researchers recently detected and blocked a sophisticated phishing campaign targeting financial institutions that involved the use of SHTML file …

News NCSC's Active Cyber Defence programme helped block 140,000 phishing attacks in 2018

Thanks to its Active Cyber Defence programme, the National Cyber Security Centre helped block and contain over 140,000 phishing attacks …

Threats Phishers stealing Instagram credentials by offering the verification badge

Security researchers have unearthed a new phishing scam that involves phishers obtaining login credentials of Instagram users by offering them …

Threats Lack of cyber training leaving employees vulnerable to phishing attacks

Dedicated cyber security training imparted to employees by organisations for periods ranging from ninety days to up to twelve months …

Threats Many phishing sites now feature HTTPS and green padlock, FBI warns

The FBI has warned Internet users that they should not blindly trust websites with HTTPS certification and the green padlock …

Phishing A guide to phishing emails and how they work

The most efficient phishing attacks are precisely crafted messages that use our known psychological attributes against us, stimulating us to …

Threats Scammers masquerading as employees of the UK's top law firms to phish citizens

Online scammers and phishers are masquerading as associates of the UK's largest law firms such as DLA Piper and sending …

Information security Cybercrime in a post-Brexit era: Will hackers exploit our political turmoil?

Dr. Guy Bunker, CTO at Clearswift, discusses the impact Brexit has had on attitudes towards cyber security spending. In the …

Threats Chinese domains behind a third of HMRC phishing scams, finds study

Internet domains based in China form a third of the top thirty malicious domains that are being used by cyber …

Threats Impersonation attacks targeting organisations rose by 70% in 2019

Impersonation attacks carried out by cyber criminals and targeting businesses of all sizes across the world rose by almost 70 …

Information security Software as a security nightmare: the risks of collaboration on the cloud

Justin Fier, Director of Threat Intelligence & Analytics discusses the major vulnerabilities seen in Software as a Service today and …