Ransomware

InfoSec Round-Up: September 20th 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GkRcdVhjLBg This is the Hut Six InfoSec Round-Up, where we look at some of the most pressing matters, latest trends, and industry news from across the world of…


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How Does Ransomware get on your Computer?

How to be Protected from Getting Infected Probably on the news, maybe in information security training, possibly from being infected yourself; no matter where or who you are, chances are that in…


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University Hit With $1.14m Ransomware Attack

Waiting for a Ransomware Attack Will Cost You Big University of California Ransomware Attack: It has been reported that the University of California, San Francisco has payed a staggering $1.14m…


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Social Engineering Methods

4 Ways Criminals Exploit Human Behaviour In 2016, a member of a Google research team conducted a social engineering experiment. Scattering 300 USB drives across a university campus, they found…


How a Ransomware Attack Works

How a Ransomware Attack Works

4 Essentials for Protecting Against Ransomware Knowing how a ransomware attack works can be the difference between the organisation falling victim to an attack, and detecting and acting on…


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DCMS Releases Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2020

What’s New in Cyber Security? Published by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, the annual Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2020 seeks to help inform organisations about…


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Information Security Attacks Threaten the UK Education Sector

How do Information Security Attacks threaten the UK Education Sector? Over the last several years, the education sector in the UK has seen many of the same issues that face industries across the…


Travelex Ransomware Attack Enters Its Third Week

As the Travelex ransomware attack enters its third week of shutdown, conflicting statements, inconsistencies and general vagaries permeate both news reporting and the company’s public…


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UK Government - a failure of attention and funding in Cybersecurity?

The recent cybersecurity attack on NHS Scotland’s Lanarkshire trust has been confirmed to be the result of ever-prevalent ransomware. Ransomware is a type of cyber-attack where your files and data…