HMRC Phishing Messages Still a Threat with personal information and credentials the target

As the Self Assessment Tax Return deadline looms in the UK, PhishMe has warned of phishing messages, purporting to be from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) circulating. While the number of campaigns* circulating in 2015 has decreased against previous years, Continue reading HMRC Phishing Messages Still a Threat
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HSBC hit by DDoS attack. How safe is your bank account?

Earlier today, it was reported that banking giant HSBC had been hit by a distributed denial-of-service attack (DDoS) against its systems, stopping users from accessing their online accounts. Robert Capps, VP of business development at NuData Security, answered some questions regarding the attack. How Continue reading HSBC hit by DDoS attack. How safe is your bank account?

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Irish National Lottery website and ticket machines were targeted by a cyber-attack

The Irish National Lottery website and ticket machines were targeted by a cyber-attack to disrupt operations. The investigations into the incident are still ongoing. Dave Larson, Chief Operating Officer of Corero Network Security provided the following expert opinion to @DFMag; “Denial Continue reading Irish National Lottery website and ticket machines were targeted by a cyber-attack

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Multiple Irish government websites downed under DDoS attack

A number of Irish government-related and public sector websites were knocked offline by an apparent DDoS attack, Stephanie Weagle, Senior Director of Corero Network Security, a company that specialises in mitigating DDoS attacks told @DFMag: “The Irish Government Infrastructure appears to Continue reading Multiple Irish government websites downed under DDoS attack

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