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 …

News Air India lost £230,905 to phishing scam carried out by Nigerian hackers

Employees at Air India, India's only government-owned airlines company, fell for a sophisticated phishing scam in 2017 that involved Nigerian …

Threats Over 5,000 people lost over £7 million to holiday fraud in 2018

Cyber criminals and online fraudsters conned over 5,000 holiday travellers out of over £7 million in 2018 by creating fraudulent …

Threats Email fraud targeting financial services organisations rose by over 60% YoY

In an indication of the fact that cyber criminals consider people more vulnerable to hacking tactics than technology, new research …

Threats Cyber criminals domain-spoofing HMRC website to con UK taxpayers

With the tax filing deadline fast approaching, cyber criminals are exploiting the occasion and are domain-spoofing the HMRC website to …

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 …