Awareness

Cybercrime, fraud, and insider threats increased in 2020 in the UK, report says - The National Crime Agency's latest report shows that cybercrime surged in 2020 due to lockdowns, the pandemic, and Brexit.
“Have I been pwnd?”– What is it and what to do when you *are* pwned - You use Have I Been Pwned (HIBP) to check if your data has been compromised. What you do next when pwned takes a couple of steps.
Millions put at risk by old, out of date routers - Testing from Which? reveals many homes in the UK are using routers that can't receive security updates.
11-13 year old girls most likely to be targeted by online predators - New shocking numbers from the Internet Watch Foundation’s annual report kick-started a huge campaign to save young girls who are at the crosshairs of online predators.
CodeCov supply-chain compromise likened to SolarWinds attack - A sophisticated supply-chain attack on CodeCov appears to have given attackers access to
Shady scam bots trick Omegle users into nonconsensual video sex recordings - A BBC investigation has highlighted the use of Virtual Cam Whores (VCWs) on Omegle by scammers.
Ransomware disrupts food supply chain, Exchange exploitation suspected - The disruption of food logistics company shows how the target isn't the only victim of a successful ransomware attack.
When contractors attack: two years in jail for vengeful IT admin - An IT contractor has been handed a two year jail term after he deleted over 80% of his client's Microsoft Office 365 accounts.
FBI warns of increase in PYSA ransomware attacks targeting education - Big-game ransomware, PYSA (AKA Mespinoza) is targeting educational institutions in the US and UK.

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