Posts Tagged ‘phishing’

Has your business unwrapped mobile security threats over the festive period?


Posted on 12th Jan 2015 by in Enterprise Security

With new mobile devices like the iPhone 6 and Apple iPad Air 2 topping many present lists this year, we’ve compiled top tips to help businesses ensure they haven’t unwrapped mobile security threats over the festive period.

The rise of the shoulder surfer and the cyber-perils of executive travel


Posted on 3rd Oct 2014 by in

What are the cyber risks executives’ face when traversing the world in search of business opportunities and those all-important face to face meetings?

Less than two weeks before the return of CryptoLocker and ZeuS malware – Panic time?


Posted on 5th Jun 2014 by in Enterprise Security

The UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) is warning everyone to protect themselves against Cryptolocker and ZeuS malware before they both make inevitable returns to the web in less than two weeks. The NCA is working with the FBI and Europol in an effort to suppress the GameOverZeuS Trojan and the Cryptolocker ‘ransomware’ that encrypts victims’ […]

Four takeaways from InfoSec 2014


Posted on 13th May 2014 by in Financial Services

This year’s InfoSec, held at Earls Court in London, did not disappoint.

Phishing is evolving – Banks must adapt to ensure security


Posted on 23rd Aug 2013 by in Enterprise Security

Phishing has been around for almost as long as the internet itself, and is a continuing problem (the recent hack of Kevin Bacon’s twitter is just one of many examples). Despite being a well-known problem, criminals continue to prosper using this method of attack. As John Hawes highlighted in his recent blog, this attack method […]

Cyber Security Awareness Month


Posted on 9th Oct 2012 by in Corporate

This October marks the ninth annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security in cooperation with the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC), this month is a time to raise awareness about protecting yourself and your information online. As the presidential election […]

DHS Urges Citizens to ‘Go for the Gold in Cybersecurity’ During 2012 Olympic Games


Posted on 23rd Jul 2012 by in Corporate

With the Olympics coming in just a few short days, online offers for discounted tickets, free merchandise, exclusive videos, or breaking news sounds great, right? Wrong, actually. “If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is,” the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) told readers in a recent blog post regarding the anticipated rise […]

The failure of web certificates heightens need for stronger authentication


Posted on 28th Sep 2011 by in Enterprise Security

The front page of today’s USA Today carries a chilling warning for web users about the vulnerability of digital certificate authorities, following hacks of three such organizations this summer. There are around 650 of these authorities, and the fact that hacking has been uncovered at three of these in such quick succession should be a […]

It’s good to talk: communication is key to tackling cybercrime


Posted on 20th Sep 2011 by in Enterprise Security

Recently, @briankrebs highlighted a Trojan attack which showed quite how sophisticated some cyber attacks are now becoming. The case in question is being investigated by German police, and involves a new piece of malware which convinces online banking customers to willingly transfer their own money into the accounts of criminals. This particular case shows that, sometimes, even a layered […]

Online banking infographics – How to build a secure web service


Posted on 21st Jul 2011 by in Corporate

In the last of our series of online banking infographics we show our ten steps for implementing a secure service. The most important step is to properly plan their deployment taking into account not only the technical constraints but also employee and customer communication.