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