The Fight Against Cyber Crime Escalates

Cyber threats continue to grow, sadly, during the Coronavirus pandemic lockdown across the globe. The press is full of nightmare stories, but the big players are battling hard to keep us all safe. Here are some examples that act as both:
• Warning to be vigilant (if in doubt don’t click) and
• Confidence that the IT industry is pushing hard to stop the criminals

Links to the articles, commentaries and tips to protect yourselves online.

BBC News

Google blocking 18m coronavirus scam emails every day.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-52319093

Coronavirus: How hackers are preying on fears of Covid-19!
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-51838468

Computer Weekly

Coronavirus probably the largest Cyber threats ever?
https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252480238/Coronavirus-now-possibly-largest-ever-cyber-security-threat

ESET

Beware scams exploiting coronavirus fears with tips on how to safeguard.
https://www.eset.com/blog/company/beware-scams-exploiting-coronavirus-fears/

Microsoft

Microsoft shares new threat intelligence, security guidance during the global crisis.
https://www.microsoft.com/security/blog/2020/04/08/microsoft-shares-new-threat-intelligence-security-guidance-during-global-crisis/

The National Cyber Security Centre

Advisory: COVID-19 exploited by malicious cyber actors.
https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/files/Final%20Joint%20Advisory%20COVID19%20exploited%20by%20malicious%20cyber%20actors%20v3.pdf

The Fight Against Cyber Crime Escalates

Need some help?

If all of this is overloading you and you would like an IT health-check or some specialist advice please contact the Greenlight Computers team. They can advise the best course of action to help your business’s fight against cyber crime.

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