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  • 17
    Jul
    2017
    Post By : Claude Khoury
    Category : Cyber SecurityLatest NewsMobile PhoneSecurity Tips

    LeakerLocker: New Blackmail Ransomware Hidden In Google Play Apps Threatens To Release Your Private Files

    NSI has recently shared our thoughts on the WannaCry and PetrWrap ransomware outbreaks. Recently another new strain of ransomware has been discovered spreading through bogus apps on the Google Play Store, this time the targets are Android mobile users. Android/Ransom.LeakerLocker.A!Pkg known as LeakerLocker, does not encrypt files on your device, unlike traditional ransomware, instead, it secretly collects your personal images, […]

  • 29
    Jun
    2017
    Post By : Claude Khoury
    Category : Cyber SecurityLatest News

    PetrWrap Smarter, Better, Stronger: Second Global Ransomware Attack – NSI’s Urgent Recommendations

    Businesses and government systems have been hit in a global ransomware attack. The malware, a variation of the Petya ransomware which some analysts are calling ‘GoldenEye’ or ‘NotPetya’, has so far encrypted files and hard drives on 2,000 machines. PetrWrap is a new variant of Petya which was discovered in 2016.    High-profile victims include […]

  • 28
    Jun
    2017
    Post By : Claude Khoury
    Category : Cyber SecurityLatest NewsSecurity Tips

    Global companies affected by new suspected Ransomware Attack

    A major cyber-attack has impacted large multinational companies around the world, including Russian mining firm Evraz and oil giant Rosneft, French manufacturing company Saint-Gobain and Danish shipping company AP Moller-Maersk. Dutch media has reported that APM Terminals has also had 17 terminals affected by the attacks, including two in Rotterdam, which is Europe’s largest port. […]

  • 21
    Jun
    2017
    Post By : Claude Khoury
    Category : Latest News

    Terrorist ‘neutralised’ by Belgian troops after blast in Central Station

    Terrified passengers at Brussels Central Station fled after a suspected suicide bomber wearing a rucksack and bomb belt loaded with explosives began screaming “Allahu Akbar”.  Belgian troops patrolling the station swooped in to “neutralise” the man. Please see this article for more details. For bespoke Geopolitical Risk Assessments and Tactical Intelligence Briefings, feel free to contact […]

  • 20
    Jun
    2017
    Post By : NSI HQ
    Category : Cyber Security

    Most Prevalent Cyber Security Attacks of 2017

    The impact of Cybercrime continues to rise each year with the ongoing development of rogue software and ever more sophisticated cyber attacks. From 2013 to 2015 the cyber crime costs to business and individuals quadrupled, and it looks like there will be another quadrupling from 2015 to 2019. Juniper Research recently predicted that the rapid […]

  • 19
    Jun
    2017
    Post By : Claude Khoury
    Category : Mobile Phone

    Man uses van to run down several people outside North London mosque

    A man has been arrested after he reportedly used a rented van to mow down several pedestrians outside a mosque in North London. Finsubry Park Mosque on Seven Sisters Road was the scene of this attack which took place just after midnight local time. “There are a number of casualties being worked on at the […]