Posted on 05 June 2014 by
The UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) is warning everyone to protect themselves against Cryptolocker and ZeuS malware before they both make inevitable returns to the web in less than two weeks. The NCA is working with the FBI and Europol in an effort to suppress the GameOverZeuS Trojan and the Cryptolocker ‘ransomware’ that encrypts victims’ […]
Posted on 13 May 2014 by
This year’s InfoSec, held at Earls Court in London, did not disappoint.
Posted on 09 October 2012 by
This October marks the ninth annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security in cooperation with the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC), this month is a time to raise awareness about protecting yourself and your information online. As the presidential election […]
Posted on 28 September 2011 by
The front page of today’s USA Today carries a chilling warning for web users about the vulnerability of digital certificate authorities, following hacks of three such organizations this summer. There are around 650 of these authorities, and the fact that hacking has been uncovered at three of these in such quick succession should be a […]
Posted on 20 September 2011 by
Recently, @briankrebs highlighted a Trojan attack which showed quite how sophisticated some cyber attacks are now becoming. The case in question is being investigated by German police, and involves a new piece of malware which convinces online banking customers to willingly transfer their own money into the accounts of criminals. This particular case shows that, sometimes, even a layered […]
Posted on 10 June 2011 by
It is critical that consumers are certain that the site they visit is the one they intended to access. A new policy signed by the Obama Administration will change the way we do business on the internet.