Security News Stories of the Week

Thomas Martin, Senior Lecturer from Manchester Metropolitan University, recaps on the important cybersecurity stories hitting the headlines each week. Keep up to date on the latest news & current cyber threats looming in the digital world.

Monday 8th February 2021

Over 3 billion emails and passwords hacked in possibly the largest breach ever! This week keep up to date on everything happening in the cyber world.

Monday 1st February 2021

From need to know cyber tips, to exploring how social media fraud reports are on the rise, find out what to look out for in the world of cyber security this week.

Monday 25th January 2021

This week we’ve seen cyber criminals published more than 4,000 stolen sepa files, malware being found on laptops handed out to school kids and ransomware forcing victims to pay!

Monday 18th January 2021

From Facebook suing makers of malicious Chrome extensions to how the private messaging app is booming after WhatsApp exodus, explore the most important cyber news this week.

Monday 11th January 2021

Take a look at what had been happening in the world of cyber, as our academics recap on the most important news from this week!

Monday 4th January 2021

Our first recap of the cyber news for 2021. Missed anything? Catch up on the main things hitting the headlines so far this year!

Monday 14th December 2020

Missed any of the cyber news from last week? Catch up on the Subway Sandwich scam, US treasury being targeted and how US telcos ordered to ‘rip and replace’ Huawei components

Monday 30th November 2020

Be aware of the phishing scams luring employees with fake ‘back to work’ internal memos, and get insights into how Manchester United struggle after a recent cyber attack.

Monday 24 rd November 2020

From threat reports to Googles free services being abused by threat actors, explore the latest cyber scams and the key activities going on in the cyber world.

Monday 16th November 2020

Keep up to date with the latest cyber news on cybersecurity, cybercrime, and data breaches hitting the headlines this week.

Monday 9th November 2020

Get tips on how to stay safe before, during and after Black Friday as Black Friday scams hit the headlines, and explore the risk of romance fraud as lockdown returns

Monday 2nd November 2020

Gain insights into the ransomware activity targeting the healthcare sector, explore the prospect of digital voting and the security implications surrounding the concept. Check out this weeks top cyber security news.

Monday 26th October 2020

Data breaches are impacting Microsoft, Google, Apple and more, along with massive spam attacks hitting a popular online game. Check out this weeks top cyber security news.

Monday 19th October 2020

With hefty fines for data breaches, malicious Word documents and Hackney council being hit by a serious cyber attack we’ve seen a lot of activity, this week in the cyber security space! Explore today!

Monday 12th October 2020

Explore this weeks latest cyber security news including fraudulent advertising, targeted takedowns and malware signatures. Keep one step ahead of the current cyber threats. After all knowledge is power!

Monday 5th October 2020

Explore the cyber security issues emerging this week as high-profile sites come under attack including credit card scamming and cryptocurrency mining, whilst some of the big players like Huawie are accused of not taking security seriously.

Monday 28th September 2020

This week we’ve seen a range of different cyber attacks emerge, explore the precautions to take against SMS phishing and how the Google App engine is being misused to facilitate malware campaigns

Monday 21st September 2020

From hospital hacking, to ransomware attacks on the education sector, discover the latest movements of cyber criminals this week.

Monday 14th September 2020

From Phishing tricks to scammers cloning business instagram accounts, explore the important news hitting the headlines.