Tag: malware

News and information from the Advent IM team.

Amnesty International exploited in malware campaign

According to new intelligence from Cisco Talos, Amnesty International’s branding and profile is being used as part of a new malware campaign that exploits people’s fears of the notorious Pegasus spyware app Threat actors are exploiting the reputation and branding of human rights organisation Amnesty International to target its victims with malware masquerading as an […]

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PODCAST: ‘Sophisticated’ attacks with Mike and Craig

Mike Gillespie and Craig Moan discuss the tendency to label every security event as a sophisticated attack and the impact that has on the understanding of both how prevalent serious attacks are and the need for  effective communication skills in security. https://www.advent-im.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Complex-attacks-v0.1-online-audio-converter.com_.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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PODCAST: The one about Ransomware

Ransomware continues to grow but there have been changes over the last couple of years and the success of this type of attack has had an impact on entire cities and public services. Mike and Ellie talk about the impact of ransomware on business supply chains and critical national infrastructure and what effect the pandemic […]

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