Category Archives: Active Attacks

Posts relating to attacks that are currently under way.

OSX Malware: Yes It Does Exist!

One of the messages that we are regularly trying to push is that malware on Apple devices can and does exist. We have even encountered a few infected Apple laptops! It is easy to overlook amongst the ever rising flood … Continue reading

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Forged @port.ac.uk Emails

As many are undoubtedly aware, there have been a number of instances where email has been forged so that it appears to be from someone with an email address ending inĀ @port.ac.uk. In the cases IS has investigated, the email forgeries … Continue reading

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MS15-034 Information …

This entry is chiefly intended as a collection of links to further information on MS15-034 which was announced this Tuesday. This vulnerability is found within the Microsoft Windows component that allows various packages to listen to HTTP requests – the … Continue reading

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Ongoing Phishing Attack: “Hello”, “Delivery Failure”, “Secure Adobe”

We are subject to an ongoing phishing attack with emails being sent with the Subject of “Hello” and the contents appearing similar to :- Hello, I sent you this document earlier but I notice the failure delivery , so I … Continue reading

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