Data Protection: More Than Data Loss Prevention

Regardless of whether your organisation jumped into cloud enthusiastically, or is being dragged in against its own policies, we are all in the cloud – and we are only going to get more involved.  To talk about preventing data loss seems to misunderstand that today we aren’t holding the data in the first place. It […]

National Cyber Security Centre Thwart Airport Phishing Campaign

BBC News are reporting this morning that An attempt to defraud thousands of people using a bogus email from a UK airport was one of a range of cyber-attacks prevented last year. The scam used a fake gov.uk address, but the messages were prevented from ever reaching their intended recipients. The details were revealed by GCHQ’s National Cyber Security Centre in an annual […]

New DoppelPaymer Ransomware Surfaces From Old BitPaymer’s Code

According to this link, https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/new-doppelpaymer-ransomware-emerges-from-bitpaymers-code/, malware researchers have discovered a new file-encrypting malware they dubbed DoppelPaymer that has been making victims since at least mid-June, asking hundreds of thousands of US dollars in ransom.  There are three confirmed victims of this ransomware strain, which priced its decryption keys between 2 BTC and 100 BTC  It is believed that […]