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WannaCry Ransomware – What You Need to Know

WannaCry Ransomware – Update Four days after one of the biggest cybersecurity attacks in recent memory, the WannaCry crisis has begun to slow down. The initial malware is being sinkholed and IT professionals are installing vital patches to their machines … Read More

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How the Google Docs Phishing Scam Bypassed Email Security

The latest phishing scam going around has tricked over a million google users into giving the scammers permission to their Gmail account, contacts, passwords, and emails. On Wednesday evening, reports of a new sophisticated Gmail phishing attack started to flood … Read More

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Locky Ransomware Trend

Locky Ransomware Trend A phishing scam that claims a recipient’s credit card details have been “suspended” is the latest trend in spoof emails. Cyber criminals are using social engineering tactics to spread fear among business owners by attaching Locky malware to phishing … Read More

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Celebrity Malware

Celebrity Keyword Malware Links with These Names are Likely to Cause You a Problem A recent publication by Intel Security (McAfee) has highlighted the dangers of celebrity names being utilized as a tool for hackers. Pop culture is prime bait … Read More

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Phishing Campaign Target University Students

Phishing Campaign Targeting Students Students of UK Universities have been victimized by a new phishing campaign. The elaborate phishing email claims that the recipient has been awarded an educational grant. The email is masqueraded to appear as if it came from the … Read More

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Court Order Email Hiding a Virus

Court Order Email is Hiding a Virus We’ve seen this new virus delivery email with an attached PDF, which looks like a court order email. This type of email is not being picked up by the commercial AV scanners as … Read More

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Three Suspects Charged in Switzerland in Global Phishing Case

Global Phishing Case It has been reported that three people have been accused of stealing credit card data (up to 133,600 cards). Social engineering was used to obtain this data using a combination of spoofed emails, text messages and websites. The defendants … Read More

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Cyber Crime at the Rio Olympics

Cyber Crime at the Rio Olympics The 2016 Internet Security Threat Report has ranked the hosts of the 2016 Olympic Games, Brazil, eight in the world for bot-enabled crimes. Hard work, training and preparation has been put in by athletes all over … Read More

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Ransomware on the Increase

Ransomware is on the Increase Ransomware is a specific type of malware that is used to infect a computer system to restrict access to a user’s personal data. The reason why this is called ransomware is because the culprit behind this … Read More