Cyber Insights for 2nd November 2016 from The National Cyber Skills Centre

When you read that two of the high ranking officials in the campaign of Hilary Clinton both suffered at the hands of cyber-criminals you’d be forgiven for thinking what hope there is for the rest of us.


One would like to assume that if you were the campaign Chairman and a high ranking campaign organiser for the potential future inhabitant of the most powerful office in the world, then your cyber skills, cyber advice, cyber mitigation strategies and anything else you can prefix with the word cyber would be of the highest calibre of technical sophistication.


Sadly not; both the individuals identified, John Podesta the campaign Chairman and William Rinehart, a campaign organiser both suffered from a similar style of attack – where you are told in an email to change your password immediately – essentially one of the oldest tricks in the cyber criminals book.


This article was written by Stuart Wilkes on behalf of the National Cyber Skills Centre. To read the whole article, please click this link.