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Advisory: Petya Ransomware Variant Outbreak

Advisory: Petya Ransomware Variant Outbreak

The Ministry of National Security is today [June 27] advising that a new variant of Petya ransomware, also known as Petwrap, is spreading rapidly due to the same Windows SMBv1 vulnerability that the WannaCry ransomware abused. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Government’s Cybersecurity Working Group has been monitoring the concerns, and has... Read more of this article

HSBC Reviewing To “Prevent Future Incidents”

HSBC Reviewing To “Prevent Future Incidents”

Following an email being sent to a “small number” of retail banking customers which “unfortunately included an attachment containing personal information of some of HSBC Bermuda’s customers,” HSBC said they “takes the security of its customers’ information extremely seriously” and are “currently reviewing... Read more of this article

Police Advisory: Deceptive E-mail Circulating

Police Advisory: Deceptive E-mail Circulating

In light of a deceptive e-mail circulating claiming to be from “Inspector Williams Ford of the Interpol Bermuda Unit” stating that the recipient’s significant other was arrested, the police are reminding the public to remain vigilant regarding online fraud. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service would like to remind... Read more of this article

Ransomware Virus: Ministry Urges Vigilance

Ransomware Virus: Ministry Urges Vigilance

Following Friday’s large scale cyber-attack which infected more than 230,000 computers in 150 countries, the Ministry of National Security is “encouraging public vigilance”. The Minister of National Security Jeff Baron said that the incident is “significant and serious enough” to warrant the oversight of the Emergency Measures... Read more of this article

Consumer Affairs Warns Of Deceptive E-Mail

Consumer Affairs Warns Of Deceptive E-Mail

Consumer Affairs is warning the public about a deceptive phishing e-mail being circulated in Bermuda, purportedly sent on behalf of The Department of Consumer Affairs. The fraudulent e-mail letter claims that a complaint has been filed against your business which requires your response to the attached link in writing within ten days. Karen Marshall,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Mentions In ‘Podesta Email’ Leaks

Bermuda Mentions In ‘Podesta Email’ Leaks

While most of them appear to refer to items that have already been publicly reported, mentions of Bermuda can be found in the ‘Podesta Emails’, a mass release of emails by Wikileaks which were apparently obtained by hacking the emails of Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta [pictured]. A search of the Wikileaks website shows that... Read more of this article

Premier ‘Had Robust And Productive Exchanges’

Premier ‘Had Robust And Productive Exchanges’

Premier Michael Dunkley said that since launching the ‘Ask Your Premier’ email in mid August, he has been “extremely encouraged” at the level of engagement and interest shared by residents on a number of issues important to them. “The public will be aware that the ‘Ask Your Premier’ email address was created so that Premier Dunkley... Read more of this article

BPS Warn Of Business Email Compromise Scam

BPS Warn Of Business Email Compromise Scam

Saying that Bermuda has “already seen a number of local businesses having encountered the ‘Business Email Compromise’ scam, some of whom have experienced substantial financial loss,” the police have warned businesses of a scam which targets employees who perform regular wire transfers. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police... Read more of this article

Logic: ‘Efforts To Repair Service Are Successful’

Logic: ‘Efforts To Repair Service Are Successful’

Following technical difficulties which began earlier this month, Logic advised customers using their email services and utilizing the @northrock.bm address, that “efforts to repair the service have been successful.” “As of this notice, Logic would like to advise customers subscribing to our email services and utilizing the @northrock.bm... Read more of this article

Logic Maintenance, Email To Be Inaccessible

Logic Maintenance, Email To Be Inaccessible

From 11pm on September 10 to 6am on September 11, all @northrock.bm email services will be inaccessible as Logic will be performing emergency maintenance work to replace hardware. The company said, “Logic will be performing emergency maintenance to replace the hardware on Logic’s @northrock.bm email systems. “This will occur from 11:00pm... Read more of this article

Logic: Efforts Still Underway To Restore Email

Logic: Efforts Still Underway To Restore Email

Following a series of outages that began on September 2nd, Logic Communications advised that efforts are still under way to reinstate their email services to full capacity. The company said, “As of this notice, Logic would like to advise customers subscribing to our email services utilizing the @northrock.bm address, that efforts are still under... Read more of this article

PLP: ‘New Email Is Pre-Election Campaign Item’

PLP: ‘New Email Is Pre-Election Campaign Item’

[Updated] “The newly created email address ‘askyourpremier@gov.bm’ is simply a desperate pre-election campaign item set up by the OBA government to increase Premier Dunkley’s favorables and to appear to be open and transparent to the people of Bermuda,” the PLP said today. The Cabinet Office announced yesterday that “in... Read more of this article

“Ask Your Premier” Email Address Launched

“Ask Your Premier” Email Address Launched

The Cabinet Office announced that “in an effort to enhance and increase community engagement by connecting directly with residents,” Premier Michael Dunkley has launched a new email address called AskYourPremier@gov.bm. “The Cabinet Office advised that the new email address is in keeping with the Premier’s commitment to ensuring... Read more of this article