Tech companies are selling domains suggesting illegal sales of guns, malware

Written by Tonya Riley Jun 21, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Popular domain registrars put up few barriers for those seeking to acquire domains suggesting illegal activities, according to a report from…

Fake WHO Safety Emails on COVID-19 Dropping Nerbian RAT Across Europe

The novel Nerbian RAT (remote access trojan) is currently targeting’ entities in Spain, Italy, and the United Kingdom. Proofpoint’s security researchers have warned users of a new RAT dubbed Nerbian written in…

Obama says he underestimated the threats posed by disinformation

Written by Suzanne Smalley Apr 7, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Former President Barack Obama said Wednesday that during his presidency he did not foresee how rampant disinformation would pose threats to…

Simple Tips to Protect Youself From Being Catfished

It is a fact that the COVID-19 pandemic forced us to go online whether it be working from home (WFH) or meeting people online. Another pandemic that is hardly ever…

FBI warns of hackers mailing malicious USB drives to spread ransomware

Cybercriminals are sending “decorative gift boxes” to unsuspecting businesses containing Lily Go USB flash drives that are installing ransomware on targeted devices. The US Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI, has…

'Abundance of caution' pushes RSA Conference to June

Written by Tonya Riley Dec 23, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP The RSA Conference has been delayed until June out of “an abundance of caution,” given the recent surge in COVID-19 cases…

60% of UK Workers Have Been Victim of a Cyber-Attack, Yet Awareness Remains Low

60% of UK Workers Have Been Victim of a Cyber-Attack, Yet Awareness Remains Low There is a “dangerous” lack of awareness among UK workers towards cybersecurity, leaving businesses at risk…

Online Shoppers Could Face Eight Million Credential Stuffing Attacks Per Day Over Christmas

Online Shoppers Could Face Eight Million Credential Stuffing Attacks Per Day Over Christmas Online shoppers in the UK will be hit by up to eight million credential stuffing attacks per…

Brazil investigates use of staff credentials in cyberattacks against government bodies

Following major cyberattacks against central government bodies in Brazil, initial investigations have found that malicious actors have used civil servant credentials to access systems. The finding is among a series…

Regulator: Venues Must Protect User Privacy During #COVID19 Checks

Regulator: Venues Must Protect User Privacy During #COVID19 Checks The UK’s privacy watchdog has released new advice for venue owners and large event organizers on ensuring COVID-19 checks comply with…