Tag Archives: cybercrime

COVID-19 related scams are becoming rife

By | 14th April 2020

Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) groups and cyber criminals are looking to exploit the circumstances around the COVID-19 crisis. In particular, there has been a significant rise of scams pretending to be legitimate requests from official HM Government departments, targetting individuals and businesses. The aim is usually to obtain sensitive exploitable information such as logins, bank… Read More »

Web ads: a nuisance or a serious threat?

By | 19th March 2016

Odious web ads that pop up or otherwise make themselves a nuisance have been around since the internet dark ages. Occasionally, they can be more than a nuisance, especially when appearing on lesser known or unsavory websites. Adware, spyware or even malicious exploits can be served up from a web ad. Last week exactly that… Read More »