Malware, ransomware and Trickbots 24th February 2020

Over the last few weeks, there has been an increase in malware and ransomware attacks on education networks as well as the use of the Trickbot banking trojan.

Schools are advised to keep on top of their network and device security as well their policies, by being aware of these threats and mitigating against them.

NCSC has advise on how to do this as well as detailed information about the Trickbot trojan:

Malware and Ransomware Mitigation Advice

Trickbot Advice

For those with a level of technical knowledge, you might wish to read a report produced recently by JISC security team on Trickbot Analysis and Mitigation