Whilst they're not advising you burn your computers at the stake, latest industry news suggests that infosec companies are putting the fear of god into businesses in order to sell unnecessary levels of protection.
223 weaknesses across 11 Trend Micro products have been identified by two security researchers; Robert Suggi Liverani and Steven Seeley. A staggering 194 of the 223 weaknesses can be exploited remotely, as well as being triggered without user interaction… making the entire situation significantly more serious.
HummingBad malware evolves into HummingWhale malware as an updated version is released. Found hidden in 20 different apps on Google Play, the infected apps have reportedly been downloaded by unsuspecting users several million times already.
There is a new phishing scam flying about targeting Gmail users. This particular phishing scheme tricks recipients into handing over their google credentials in order to scan through their sent messages to forward on the scam to more unsuspecting victims.
According to latest reports, the only thing increasing with the NHS's latest expenditure cuts is the frequency of cyber-attacks and thus, periods of unproductivity within the trust.