Threats

March 30, 2018

Own goal: email scam nets €2 million for criminals who hijack Lazio transfer

Business email compromise has found its way into the beautiful game. The Italian football club Lazio fell for an email scam and paid €2 million to […]
March 7, 2018
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Security newsround: March 2018

We round up reporting and research from across the web about the latest security news. This month: cryptomining attacks increase, data breaches rise in Ireland, the […]
August 21, 2015

Plenty of Problems as another dating site attracts bad boys (or girls)

Ashley Madison this, Ashley Madison that. Everywhere you look, security news is about the breach at the infidelity site, almost to the complete exclusion of any […]
August 3, 2015

Ransomware takes out Windows 10 hopefuls, police departments and a village's entire accountancy system

I notice ransomware is back in the news again. This time the lure is Microsoft’s newly released Windows 10 operating system and the apparent keenness of the […]
May 26, 2015

POS Systems Placed In Jeopardy By Job Hunt Spam

Researchers from FireEye’s security team have discovered yet another point-of-sale malware variant which, this time, takes advantage of a practice that is all-too-common within the retail […]
May 11, 2015

With Two Vulnerabilities In A Week, Is Your WordPress Installation Secure?

WordPress is a content management system that became popular in a very short period of time. It all began with the birth of the blogging craze […]
April 10, 2015

Data Loss: More Awareness, Meh Security

A SpectorSoft survey encompassing some 772 IT security professionals suggests awareness of data loss is on the increase which we obviously feel is a good thing […]
April 8, 2015

Are 76% Of Corporates Really Still Exposed To Heartbleed?

Around this time last year the media was awash with commentary about the Heartbleed bug with many news outlets popping up with advice, some of it […]