When a breach goes from 25 paperwork to 1.3 terabytes… • Graham Cluley

Ouch. On 7 March 2024, the UK’s Leicester Metropolis Council had its programs disrupted by a devastating cyber assault, forcing it to shut down its IT programs and telephone traces. Amongst these affected had been care house employees and the homeless. Signal as much as our free publication.Safety information, recommendation, and ideas. By the top… Continue reading When a breach goes from 25 paperwork to 1.3 terabytes… • Graham Cluley

WhatsApp at Westminster, unhealthy AI, and Drew Barrymore • Graham Cluley

MPs aren’t simply getting enthusiastic about an upcoming election, but in addition the fruity WhatsApp messages they’re receiving, can we belief AI with our well being, and who on earth is pretending to be a producer for the Drew Barrymore TV present? All this and far far more is mentioned within the newest version of… Continue reading WhatsApp at Westminster, unhealthy AI, and Drew Barrymore • Graham Cluley

Cash-making bots, and Incognito isn’t personal • Graham Cluley

Google says it’s deleting the your Google Chrome Incognito private-browsing information that it ought to by no means have collected anyway. Can a zero-risk millionaire-making bot be trusted? And what international locations are banned from shopping for your delicate information? All this and far way more is mentioned within the newest version of the “Smashing… Continue reading Cash-making bots, and Incognito isn’t personal • Graham Cluley

Amazon refuses to refund me £700 for iPhone 15 it didn’t ship • Graham Cluley

On Tuesday, 26 March, Amazon was alleged to have delivered an iPhone 15 and an accompanying Otterbox case to my residence. Amazon stated it will require a signature upon supply. So, I naturally ensured that I used to be residence all day so I might signal for the supply – which I had spent over… Continue reading Amazon refuses to refund me £700 for iPhone 15 it didn’t ship • Graham Cluley

Hacking motels, Google’s AI goof, and cyberflashing • Graham Cluley

Safety researchers discover a technique to unlock tens of millions of lodge rooms, the UK introduces cyberflashing legal guidelines, and Google’s AI search pushes malware and scams. All this and far far more is mentioned within the newest version of the “Smashing Safety” podcast by cybersecurity veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week… Continue reading Hacking motels, Google’s AI goof, and cyberflashing • Graham Cluley

Whoops! ACEMAGIC ships mini PCs with free bonus pre-installed malware • Graham Cluley

Chinese language mini PC producer ACEMAGIC (do I actually have to write down that in capitals? I hate it when corporations title themselves like that…) has made life a bit extra fascinating for its clients, by admitting that it has additionally been throwing in free malware with its merchandise. Yup, the PC maker has ‘fessed… Continue reading Whoops! ACEMAGIC ships mini PCs with free bonus pre-installed malware • Graham Cluley

Ransomware fraud, pharmacy chaos, and suicide • Graham Cluley

Is there any reality behind the alleged information breach at Fortnite maker Epic Video games? Who launched the ransomware assault that brought about a fallout at pharmacies? And what’s the newest on the heart-breaking hack of Finnish remedy clinic Vastaamo? All this and far far more is mentioned within the newest version of the “Smashing… Continue reading Ransomware fraud, pharmacy chaos, and suicide • Graham Cluley

Bing pop-up wars, and the British Library ransomware scandal • Graham Cluley

There’s a Bing ding dong, after Microsoft (over?) enthusiastically encourages Chrome customers to cease utilizing Google, and silence hits the British Library because it shares its story of a ransomware assault. All this and extra is mentioned within the newest version of the “Smashing Safety” podcast by cybersecurity veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault. Plus:… Continue reading Bing pop-up wars, and the British Library ransomware scandal • Graham Cluley

The not-so-secure darkish net drug market • Graham Cluley

Properly, right here’s a shocker. Incognito Market, a darknet platform connecting sellers of narcotics to potential patrons, has turned out to be not totally reliable. Drug distributors and patrons alike are being extorted. They’re being threatened that their supposedly safe (and in some instances supposedly deleted) personal chats might be made public until they offer… Continue reading The not-so-secure darkish net drug market • Graham Cluley

Fujitsu hack raises questions, after agency confirms buyer information breach • Graham Cluley

Fujitsu has warned that cybercriminals might have stolen recordsdata with private and buyer information after it discovering malware on its laptop methods. The agency on the heart of the British Publish Workplace scandal, mentioned in a Japanese press launch that it had found the presence of malware on its computer systems, the potential theft of… Continue reading Fujitsu hack raises questions, after agency confirms buyer information breach • Graham Cluley