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Yesterday it was announced that the Scottish Parliament was under a cyber-attack similar to the one that targeted Westminster earlier in the year.
The Attackers were trying to gain access to the email systems of MSP’s and Staff members of the parliament for their own gains. 134 more words
The Scottish Parliament has been hit by a brute force attack designed to crack MSP and staff passwords, it has emerged.The external attack appears to be targeting online accounts like the one suffered by parliament in June.Although there’s no official info on the Scottish Parliament website, MSPs and staff have been informed by email by CEO Paul Grice, according to the BBC. 10 more words
Exploit leaks from the likes of the Shadow Brokers dominated the threat landscape in the second quarter, according to new stats from Kaspersky Lab.The Russian AV firm detected over 342 million attacks in 191 countries in the period April-June this year, a fairly significant reduction from the 479m attacks seen in Q1. 12 more words
The number of UK retailers experiencing data breaches has doubled over the past year, according to new stats shared by law firm RPC.The City-based firm claimed that the number of breaches reported to data protection watchdog the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) increased from just 19 in 2015/16 to 38 in 2016/17. 12 more words
Worldwide spending on information security products and services will reach $86.4 billion in 2017, an increase of 7 percent over 2016, with spending expected to grow to $93 billion in 2018, according to the latest forecast from Gartner. 11 more words
WordPress security outfit Wordfence has flagged several attempts by attackers to upload ransomware that provides them with the ability to encrypt a WordPress website’s files. 10 more words