NHS Trust Back Online After Cyber Attack

Following the news that IT systems are back up and running at Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust four days after its systems were shut down when a virus, which is suspected to be ransomware, was discovered, Spencer Young, RVP at Imperva commented below. Spencer Young, RVP at Imperva: “Ransomware works for the same […]

New Android Malware Targeting Banking Apps And Social Media

A new strain of android malware has been found targeting banking and social media apps. Reports suggest around 94 different banking apps are currently being targeted including Santander, American Express, and Paypal. The malware overlays the screen for these other apps, stealing the user’s credentials once activated. It’s also targeting a lot of common social […]

Cyber Attack Takes Liberia’s Entire Internet Down

A cyber attack has knocked Liberia’s internet offline, as hackers targeted the nation’s infrastructure using the same method that shut down hundreds of the world’s most popular websites at the end of last month. Multiple attacks against Liberia’s internet infrastructure have intermittently taken the country’s websites offline over the course of a week. IT security experts from NSFOCUS and ESET commented below. […]

ThreatSTOP Releases New Ransomware Targets

The following ransomware targets have been introduced by the ThreatSTOP Security Team. It is important to update policies to include these targets for immediate increased protection from the growing number of ransomware attacks.  Ransomware has emerged as the “hot topic threat” of the security industry, and rightfully so. Ransomware, a malicious software type that holds […]

Will We, Won’t We Need To Comply With The EU GDPR? The Debate Is Over. We Will.

Karen Bradley MP, Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (CMS), has confirmed that the UK will more than likely go ahead with implementing the EU GDPR in May 2018, which has been reinforced by Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham. With this in mind, Christine Andrews, MD at DQM GRC commented below. Christine Andrews, MD at DQM […]