Consumers are being warned to question written correspondence from their banks following a new and sophisticated scam targeting Lloyds customers.
So, are you ready to uninstall Adobe Flash now?
Of the top 10 vulnerabilities incorporated by exploit kits in 2016, six of them (rather unsurprisingly) affected Adobe Flash Player.
Real-time threat intelligence provider Recorded Future arrived at those findings by analyzing thousands of sources including information security blogs and deep web forum postings.
This is a significant decrease in the half a billion phishing emails sent to customers alleging to be from an ‘@HMRC.gov.uk’ email address in both 2014 and 2015, and shows the progress the department is making in tackling these types of cyber threats.
Every year, as Christmas draws near, cybercriminals tend to ramp up their nefarious activities. They trundle out the same tried and tested tactics that they use all year but trick them up with Christmas and holiday themes to draw in more victims.And, they capitalise on the fact that, during the holiday season, people are buying more products online, searching for more gifts, and may be spending more time on their computers.
Thames Valley Police said the transmitters could be used to “interrupt” signals from remote keys, preventing vehicles from being locked properly.
The force said 14 recent thefts from lorries, vans and cars with “no obvious sign of a break-in” had been reported.
It advised motorists to check vehicles before leaving them unattended.
The information in the message is incorrect and counterproductive. The Queen Elizabeth Hospital does not have such a program operating and has asked that people show their support in alternative ways.
Email purporting to be from the “AOL Mail Team” claims that yourAOL mailbox has expired and, therefore, some incoming email has been “placed on pending” until you click a &…