Posts Tagged: Cyber News

500,000 Routers Affected by VPNFilter Malware

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Recently, researchers at Talos—a cyber-intelligence unit of Cisco—warned consumers of malware (malicious software) that specifically targets networking devices. The malware, which is known as VPNFilter, impacts an estimated 500,000 routers worldwide, particularly targeting devices from the following manufacturers: Linksys MikroTik Netgear QNAP TP-Link VPNFilter Could Collect Your Information Without Your Knowledge Once on your equipment, […]

Recent Cyber Security News and Prosecutions

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Experts Claim that 80 percent of Cyber-attacks are Preventable According to the former head of cyber-crime at the National Crime Agency, 80 percent of cyber-attacks are preventable. To help ensure that your organisation is able to prevent as many cyber-threats as possible, it is important that you regularly update your network security, install and update […]

Cyber Crime – Tips for Travelling

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Staying safe while travelling involves more than simply locking your valuables in a hotel safe. Today, cyber crime is just as prevalent as a conventional crime. In fact, your digital property may be more valuable to criminals than your personal property. Before packing for your next business trip, take the following precautions to protect yourself […]

Recent Cyber Security News and Prosecutions

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Morrisons Supermarket Chain Fined for Ignoring Customers’ Marketing Wishes After sending out 130,671 emails to people who had previously opted out of receiving marketing related to their Morrisons More card, Morrisons was fined £10,500. In its investigation, the ICO found that the company’s actions deliberately broke the Privacy and Electronic Communication Regulations (PECR). What’s more, […]

Aftermath of WannaCry Ransomware Yet to Be Seen

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WannaCry, a ransomware program that targets a vulnerability in outdated versions of Microsoft Windows, has spread across 150 countries and infected more than 230,000 computers since it was launched on 12th May. It disrupted many NHS hospitals in England and Scotland, infecting up to an estimated 70,000 devices including computers, MRI scanners, blood storage refrigerators […]

Recent Cyber Security News and Prosecutions

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British Heart Foundation and Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Fined. Fines Under GDPR Could Cost British Businesses £122 Billion. British Heart Foundation and Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Fined Both the British Heart Foundation (BHF) and the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) were […]