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Phishing Attack: Two large US technology companies scammed out of $100 million

Author: Gary Fleming
Date: Mar 29, 2017 1:19:41 PM
Topics: Phishing, Cyber Security, Topsec Email Security

A Lithuanian man has been charged with conning two large US technology firms into wiring him $100 million using an email phishing scam. According to the BBC, Evaldas Rimasauskas tricked staff into transferring the money by posing as an Asian-based manufacturer. Although the companies were not named, they were described as US-based multinationals with one operating in the social media space.

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CyberUK 2017

Author: Gary Fleming
Date: Mar 10, 2017 11:00:00 AM
Topics: IT Security, Passwords

CYBERUK 2017 is the UK Government’s biggest and most influential IA and Cyber Security event and is hosted by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) five months after the organisation’s launch. It will share the vision for achieving a step change in UK cyber resilience. It will include the Government’s IA and Cyber Security Flagship event, which for the past decade has been the principal vehicle for engaging with IA and Cyber Security leaders and Topsec are proud to be part of such event.

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Microsoft Outage Impacts Office 365, Outlook, Skype and Hotmail Users.

Author: Gary Fleming
Date: Mar 8, 2017 4:33:04 PM
Topics: IT Security, Email Security, Cyber Security, Email Continuity

Several of Microsoft’s online services suffered outages yesterday for several hours across the UK, Europe and the US. According to the official website, the services which were impacted included Outlook.com, Office 365, Xbox Live gaming and Skype.

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