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Phishing warning issued to students ahead of A-Level results

Majority of UK’s top universities have not done enough to protect themselves from email scams UK students are at risk from phishing attacks because many top universities are failing to follow best practices to block fraudulent emails, new research has claimed. According to a report by cybersecurity firm Proofpoint, 65 percent of the UK’s top… Read More


Man arrested over Lancaster University cyber attack

Records and ID documents of some students were accessed in the phishing attack A man has been arrested after student data was stolen in a cyber attack on a university. The 25-year-old man from Bradford was arrested on suspicion of Computer Misuse Act (CMA) and fraud offences on Monday following the breach of Lancaster University… Read More


Safer Internet Day: an opportunity for businesses to reflect
If you have kids in school, chances are they will spend a large portion of their day learning how to protect themselves online. Firms should take note and use today as an opportunity to take pause on the biggest cybersecurity threats facing enterprises in 2019. We asked IT industry experts to canvas the top enterprise... Read More

Researchers discover new custom web font phishing attack
Proofpoint observes novel technique that uses custom web fonts to help phishing pages evade detection Cybersecurity researchers at Proofpoint have discovered a new phishing technique that allows cybercriminals to hide phishing pages via custom web font files. The researchers found the new technique after observing strange encoding in a credential harvesting scheme impersonating a major retail... Read More

Researchers discover new custom web font phishing attack

Proofpoint observes novel technique that uses custom web fonts to help phishing pages evade detection Cybersecurity researchers at Proofpoint have discovered a new phishing technique that allows cybercriminals to hide phishing pages via custom web font files. The researchers found the new technique after observing strange encoding in a credential harvesting scheme impersonating a major retail… Read More