Tag: cyber attack

News and information from the Advent IM team.

Travelex being held to ransom by hackers

Hackers are holding foreign exchange company Travelex to ransom after a cyber-attack forced the firm to turn off all computer systems and resort to using pen and paper across its thousands of sites. Read via BBC News.

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The Labour Party cyber incident – Mike Gillespie’s opinion

During any election political parties make attractive targets to a whole range of online threat actors. This particular attack so far seems to be a low level and unsophisticated DDOS. Nothing unusual about this really, the proliferation of unsecured Internet connected devices has helped to make this an easy enough activity for even the most […]

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