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#ThreatThursday | 15th October 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday | 15th October 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

Welcome back, folks. It’s been a while, no? Following an extended absence of your humble Threat Thursday writer (and by expansion, your weekly Threat Thursday fix), our cyber security bulletin returns!
#ThreatThursday | 24th September 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday | 24th September 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

It’s a browser bonanza this week, with multiple updates across Chrome, Firefox and all major search engines. Elsewhere, there’s some shocking statistics about the world’s IOT traffic and your home router security. Let’s get to it!
#ThreatThursday | 10th September 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday | 10th September 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

Welcome back to Threat Thursday – where this week it’s a full house of threats; phishing, hacking and security flaws abound. Yet there’s also some major security updates dedicated to your cyber safety. Let’s get to it.
#ThreatThursday | 3rd September 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday | 3rd September 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

Welcome back to your regular weekly rundown of pertinent cyber security threats, updates and bulletins. The threat actors are at it again this week – doubling down on old efforts and improving new ones in attempts to compromise our safety. Let’s get ...
#ThreatThursday | 27th August 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday | 27th August 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

It’s another week of integral fixes, updates and upgrades to your most used software and hardware this Threat Thursday. Apple, Google and Windows each have their own security updates to implement, so let’s jump right in. 
#ThreatThursday | 20th August 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday | 20th August 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

Remember how we rejoiced at last week’s lack of major cyber threats? Yeah, that may have been a tad premature.   Turns out our cheers didn’t go unheard, as the cyber criminals are out in force for this week’s entry. Let’s hold our noses and dive ...
#ThreatThursday | 13th August 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday | 13th August 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

Been a while, hasn’t it? After another brief hiatus, Threat Thursday returns with the most pertinent cyber security news of the past fortnight.   It’s a software special this week - with vital updates for Windows, Adobe and several popular business ...
#ThreatThursday | 30th July 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday | 30th July 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

Did ya miss us? Following a brief hiatus last week, we’re back on schedule and ready to bring you up to speed on the latest cyber security news! It’s ‘sequel week’ for the last Threat Thursday of July, as some old and forgotten threats return for ...
#ThreatThursday | 16th July 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday | 16th July 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

A new ransomware hits the scene while an old one shoots itself in the foot. And what’s this about the Department of Homeland Security? It’s quite the interesting month indeed, as this week’s Threat Thursday reveals!
#ThreatThursday | 9th July 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday | 9th July 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

And we’re back! It’s a rough week for routers this time, as devices for both small businesses and home workers suffer some security slip-ups. There’s also another group of threat actors leaping onto the Magecart school of card-skimming.
#ThreatThursday | 2nd July 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday | 2nd July 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

It’s a Malware Maelstrom in this week’s Threat Thursday, with many of this week’s cyber security headlines covering malware old and new. With many major operating systems affected, now’s the time to familiarise yourself in this especially woeful ...
#ThreatThursday | 25th June 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday | 25th June 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

This week on Threat Thursday, there’s a field day for long-running malware and thousands of print devices are still vulnerable online. And while NetGear routers are also suffering a major vulnerability, Zoom at least continues to up its security ...
#ThreatThursday | 18th June 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday | 18th June 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

It’s something of a quieter week for cyber threats in this week’s Threat Thursday, following last week’s tide of technical terrors. Still, there’s a major threat to the Internet of Things and a whole new phishing campaign leveraging the BLM ...
#ThreatThursday | 11th June 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday | 11th June 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

Brace yourselves – this week’s Threat Thursday is a big one, covering some seriously critical patches across your integral software. Elsewhere, hackers are joining forces and leveraging a long-running threat to businesses, using a severe Windows ...
#ThreatThursday | 4th June 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday | 4th June 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

Another week, another Threat Thursday to feast your cyber-conscious eyes on! This Thursday, 2 nasty new malware threats continue to target enterprises worldwide while the NHS Track and Trace suffers further security shockers. 
#ThreatThursday | 28th May 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday | 28th May 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

Phishing campaigns, Covid-19 scams and yet more Zoom-related shenanigans. It’s a fairly predictable week for cyber security – but no less dangerous. Let Threat Thursday guide you through the ever-growing scourge of cyber crime set to be targeting ...
#ThreatThursday | 21st May 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday | 21st May 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

What’s happened in the last seven days of cyber security slip-ups, viral vindictiveness and data disasters? Threat Thursday has the answers This week; a data breach brings EasyJet down to Earth, while a malware campaign brings two threat groups ...
#ThreatThursday | 14th May 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday | 14th May 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

Welcome back, readers old and new, to Mirus’s weekly cyber security blog, Threat Thursday! In this week’s Threat Thursday, there’s massive updates to Windows, Adobe and – unfortunately – the Anubis malware.
#ThreatThursday | 7th May 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday | 7th May 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

It’s Thursday again - time to hold our noses as we dive once more into the week’s cyber security slip-ups. This week there’s one clever phishing campaign, one utterly terrible one, and one big data breach at the world’s biggest domain hosting ...
#ThreatThursday | 30th April 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday | 30th April 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

We’re back with your regular rundown of the week’s biggest cyber threats and vulnerabilities. This week... The Gif of the Gab: How Animated Gifs Could Compromise Your Teams Network For those of us who can’t respond to Teams messages without slipping ...
#ThreatThursday | 16th April 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday | 16th April 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

It’s your 7-day storm of cyber security slipperiness – Threat Thursday is back. This week Cisco and VMWare have both suffered from security slip-ups – and Travelex are feeding the beast.
#ThreatThursday | 9th April 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday | 9th April 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

Time for more cyber crime shenanigans, as this week’s Threat Thursday explores a critical vulnerability in Microsoft Exchange Server. Elsewhere, two trojans join forces, two browsers shake some critical vulnerabilities, and one global pandemic ruins ...
#ThreatThursday | 2nd April 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday | 2nd April 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

With the way of the World right now, we’re living almost our entire working lives online. Let Threat Thursday be your weekly guide to staying safe on there. This week: Zoom leaves the backdoor open, Zeus Sphinx emerges from the sands and a pandemic ...
#ThreatThursday | 19th March 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday | 19th March 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

Threat Thursday’s weekly rundown of viruses, vulnerabilities and vile viral campaigns is back once again. This week: Cookie Thief scavenges for crumbs, while phishing attackers continue to exploit the global pandemic.
#ThreatThursday | 12th March 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday | 12th March 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

It’s been 7 days, and that’s all the time we need to compile a gaggle of all new cyber threats. Welcome to Threat Thursday This week: hackers take the fight to themselves, Office 365 apps are a cunning new attack vector and Patch Tuesday still makes ...
#ThreatThursday | 5th March 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday | 5th March 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

Time for another rundown of those vicious viruses, fiendish phishers and miserable malware. Yep -it’s Threat Thursday! This week: Trickbot grows an extra leg and Hackers stoop to further lows amid a worldwide pandemic crisis.  
#ThreatThursday | 20th February 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday | 20th February 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

If you like cyber security news and a DD/MM/YY calendar format with too many 2s and 0s, you’ll love Threat Thursday this 20/02/2020! This week: Emotet won’t go away, your Adsense account might not be coming back, and malicious Chrome extensions were ...
#ThreatThursday | 13th February 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday | 13th February 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

Another Thursday has landed, and so too have the usual threats, bugs, glitches and updates This week’s Threat Thursday sees Emotet return with some nasty new powers and a bundle of patches from Microsoft. Time’s a-wasting, so let’s jump right in!
#ThreatThursday | 6th February 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday | 6th February 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

It’s Thursday once again, and the ever-reliable Mirus team have another Threat Thursday to get you up to speed on the week’s latest threats, vulnerabilities and patches. It’s another big one this week, so let’s waste no time jumping in:
#ThreatThursday | 30th January 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday | 30th January 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

It’s Thursday, it’s the Mirus blog… it’s Crackerjaaack! Threat Thursday! It’s something of a lopsided affair on Threat Thursday this week, with few relevant new threats or vulnerabilities to speak of. Still, there are developments, good and bad, on ...
#ThreatThursday | 23rd January 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday | 23rd January 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

You know the drill: it's Thursday! Welcome to another Threat Thursday! This week, there’s an update on the much-publicised Citrix vulnerabilities and a sizeable data leak at Microsoft that you’ll want to be aware of. Elsewhere, Windows 7 ...
#ThreatThursday | 16th January 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday | 16th January 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

You know the drill: it's Thursday! We’re once again setting up and knocking down the week’s most pressing technical torments. It’s a big one this month, so let’s jump right in.
#ThreatThursday | 9th January 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday | 9th January 2020 | Cyber Security Updates

Welcome back! Welcome back! Following a short festive break, Threat Thursday returns with 2020’s first weekly round up of cyber threats, vulnerabilities and system updates. There are few new threats to report this week but the Christmas period has, ...
#ThreatThursday | 19th December 2019 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday | 19th December 2019 | Cyber Security Updates

Welcome back to Threat Thursday! It’s less than a week until Christmas and a short hiatus for the Threat Thursday blog. Yet an early, pre-2020 retirement simply isn’t on the cards for our nation’s Cyber Criminals, who continue to up their game this ...
#ThreatThursday | 12th December 2019 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday | 12th December 2019 | Cyber Security Updates

Welcome back to Threat Thursday! With Christmas getting even closer, it’s safe to say fraudulent emails, elaborate phishing campaigns and a glut of new Ransomware aren’t on the top of your Christmas list. Yet that’s exactly what this season’s ...
#ThreatThursday | 28th November 2019 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday | 28th November 2019 | Cyber Security Updates

In this week’s Threat Thursday: yet another unsecure server leads to one of the world’s biggest data leaks; Black Friday is set to be ruined by the efforts of cyber criminals; and raccoons are rummaging through your personal data.  Hold onto your ...
#ThreatThursday| 21st November 2019 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday| 21st November 2019 | Cyber Security Updates

Maybe it’s to do with the run up to Christmas, but we’re seeing fewer threats to businesses and more to individuals in this week’s Threat Thursday.  A wealth of phishing schemes, trojans and data breaches are targeting such broad demographics as ...
#Threat Friday | 15th November 2019 | Cyber Security Updates

#Threat Friday | 15th November 2019 | Cyber Security Updates

*Yawn*….. Morning everybody, and welcome to another edition of Threat Thur….. wait, what day is it? Friday?! How long had I slept for?! Yes, Threat Thursday has this week become Threat Friday, a title that only just manages to alliterate with ...
#ThreatThursday | 7th November 2019 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday | 7th November 2019 | Cyber Security Updates

Halloween may have come and gone, but from the ashes of Bonfire Night comes a whole new batch of threats. This week, there’s a surge of exploits affecting outdated browsers, and Windows Remote Desktop has suffered its first large-scale attack.  Yet ...
#ThreatThursday | 31st October 2019 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday | 31st October 2019 | Cyber Security Updates

How apt that this week’s Threat Thursday should land on All Hallow’s Eve; as if there aren’t enough horrors being flung at us from the darkest corners, there’s a whole new batch of technical terrors threatening our cyber security this week too.   So ...
#ThreatThursday |  24th October 2019 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday |  24th October 2019 | Cyber Security Updates

Lots to tell you about this Threat Thursday as those sneaky Cyber Criminals have been busy harvesting our data again! The National Cyber Security Centre have begun investigating a mass and widespread phishing campaign which they suspect has been in ...
#ThreatThursday |  17th October 2019 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday |  17th October 2019 | Cyber Security Updates

It’s an especially malicious Thursday this week, with Adware, Ransomware and Phishing epidemics making a trifecta of technical turmoil. Meanwhile, a Sudo vulnerability might cause a shock for Linux’s system administrators. The Play Store’s Malware ...
#ThreatThursday |  10th October 2019 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday |  10th October 2019 | Cyber Security Updates

 It’s a relatively pedestrian Threat Thursday this month – not that that makes these key OS updates any less important.  While few new threats are popping up compared to last week, some important updates for both Mac and Windows users are addressing ...
#ThreatThursday |  3rd October 2019 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday |  3rd October 2019 | Cyber Security Updates

A little late to the party this week, Threat Thursday becomes a belated Threat Friday as we run down the week’s latest cyber threats. This week, cyber security enthusiasts have discovered a WhatsApp exploit, cyber security criminals have stolen your ...
#ThreatThursday | 26th September 2019 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday | 26th September 2019 | Cyber Security Updates

Time for another Threat Thursday, and this time it’s Apple and Microsoft’s turn for a major OS invasion. Elsewhere, there’s a double whammy of data breaches on popular online retailers. Apple’s iOS 13.1 is Bad Luck for Privacy Buffs Apple has ...
#ThreatThursday | 19th September 2019 | Cyber Security Updates

#ThreatThursday | 19th September 2019 | Cyber Security Updates

It’s another week, which can only mean a whole new glut of cyber threats plaguing our emails and internet. This week: Bugs are crawling in your home router, Phishers are lurking in our universities, and Jokers hijack the Google Play Store. Home ...