Latest cyber crime publications
More than 2.7 million online scam campaigns were removed from the internet last year as a result of the GCHQ’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) expanding its Active Cyber Defence programme. According to the NCSC, the numbers of scams eliminated in 2021 increased by close to 400%, compared to 2020. A wide array of scams… Read More
Netskope protects sensitive data held in a range of locations, namely Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google’s Cloud platform.
Gaining a complete view of what data is stored in the cloud, who is using it and where it is being accessed can be vital in uncovering the presence of malicious actors.
Security experts have warned that criminals are using people’s fears over the coronavirus crisis to target victims online. The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) said “opportunistic” cyber criminals are using the deadly outbreak to launch online attacks. Clicking on to the links on bogus emails which say they have important updates has led to devices being infected.
A U.S. district court has provided Microsoft with a court order allowing the company to seize control of 50 domains operated by Thallium, a cybercrime ring believed to be of North Korean origin. By taking control of the domains, Microsoft will be able to suspend ‘spear phishing’ activities conducted on these websites.
Microsoft investigators have been tracking Thallium’s criminal activities, as they used their online network to target victims and compromise online accounts, infect computers with malicious code, and steal sensitive data.