Cyber Security Awareness Month

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month. Today I’d like to highlight PHISHING! The ubiquitous cyber attack category that has been around since the dawn of the Internet & Networked Technology. Remember These? 500 Hours FREE AOL Discs?   PHISHING and the various techniques employed to successfully execute a PHISH (like much of the Cyber Security Landscape) […]

UK Parliament Held Ransom; Secure Network HACKED and Sensitive Data Stolen and used in Crypto-Ransomware Attack

According to many reports from British newspapers, for the first time  the UK Parliament’s internal computer network AKA the Parliamentary Digital Service (PDS) was infected by ransomware. The hack is the first report of a successful breach on the secure parliament network, used internally by government employees. Some quickly blamed the cyber-attack on advanced persistence threats (APTs), but […]