cyberattacks

UK National Crime Agency Disrupts ‘Shylock’ Malware

Distribution of the “Shylock” malware has been disrupted by the UK National Crime Agency (NCA), in an effort to prevent a growing number of users from being compromised. ...

July 10, 2014 at 6:45 pm by

Luis Suárez World Cup ‘Petition’ Phishing Scam Making The Rounds

A clever phishing website is using the popularity of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, compromising users with a website that mimics FIFA’s official website. Asking football fans to ...

July 10, 2014 at 5:35 am by

UK Government Partners With Open University to Teach Cybersecurity Defense

The UK government has partnered with the Open University and plans to launch a cybersecurity course that will open up classes for future candidates.  The multi-year program ...

July 1, 2014 at 2:54 am by

Insider Threats Major Concern For Companies, Infosecurity Europe Survey Finds

Insider threats and advanced persistent threats (APTs) were listed as the top threats facing companies, despite increasing cyberattacks from outside criminals, according to a ...

June 26, 2014 at 10:25 pm by

Companies Struggle to Defend Against Growing Surge of Cyberattacks

Sophisticated cyberattacks are giving security experts around the world complete fits, indicating how serious the problem continues to be. Custom-created malware and ...

June 21, 2014 at 8:45 am by

GCHQ Wants to Share Cyber Threat Analysis With Private Companies

The GCHQ intelligence agency plans to become more proactive in its fight against cyberattacks, opening up cyber threat intelligence information with private companies. It’s ...

June 18, 2014 at 11:13 pm by

‘Human Error’ to Blame For 95 Percent of Data Breaches in 2013

Organizations can implement next-generation cybersecurity technologies, but 95 percent of security issues in 2013 were caused by “human error,” according to the IBM ...

June 17, 2014 at 8:15 pm by

Bank of England Unveils New Framework to Defend Against Cyberattacks

The Bank of England officially launched its CBEST framework to help mitigate the risk of cyberattacks, as criminals continually target banks and other financial institutions. ...

June 12, 2014 at 8:26 pm by


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