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Phishing Attacks Against Trump and Biden Campaigns

Google's threat analysts have identified state-level attacks from China. I hope both campaigns are working under the assumption that everything they say and do will be dumped on the Internet before the election. That feels…

Malware in Google Apps

Interesting story of malware hidden in Google Apps. This particular campaign is tied to the government of Vietnam. At a remote virtual version of its annual Security Analyst Summit, researchers from the Russian security firm…

Catches of the month: Phishing scams for June…

One of the more damaging side-effects of the coronavirus pandemic has been the increase in targeted phishing scams. Action Fraud estimates that Britons were conned out of £3.5 million in the first two months of…

Catches of the month: Phishing scams for May…

Coronavirus continues to dominate the cyber security landscape (and pretty much every other part of our lives), with cyber criminals cashing in on the disruption.Whether you’re forced to work from home, out of work or…

Cybersecurity During COVID-19

Three weeks ago (could it possibly be that long already?), I wrote about the increased risks of working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic. One, employees are working from their home networks and sometimes from their…

Emotat Malware Causes Physical Damage

Microsoft is reporting that an Emotat malware infection shut down a network by causing computers to overheat and then crash. The Emotet payload was delivered and executed on the systems of Fabrikam -- a fake…

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Catches of the month: Phishing scams for March…

Want to learn about the latest phishing scams? Our ‘catches of the month’ feature investigates the most prominent email attacks across the web, explaining how they occurred and the lessons you should learn. 1. Ordnance Survey…