Cybercriminals are launching more targeted phishing attacks than before, with specific job roles being targeted, new research has found. Phishing refers to the tactic of hackers targeting specific people within an organisation with the goal of extracting sensitive information or credentials, is extremely popular nowadays. Read full story.
Although the number of businesses affected by threats is, the number of attacks per organisation has increased. The typical number of breaches suffered by an organisation targeted in a cyber attack has risen from four in 2018 to six in 2019, despite an overall drop in the number of attacks. Read full story.
Mobile phone numbers of MPs and peers were among data harvested during an attack last December. Iran is being blamed for a wave of cyber attacks that targeted key parts of the UK’s national infrastructure in a major assault just before Christmas. Read full story.