NCSC ‘Evil Hacky Kludge’ Stops Large Scale Airport Email Scam and Raises Cost to Attack HRMC

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The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has stopped large scale airport email attack campaigns and increased the cost to attack agencies such as the HMRC in the last year.

This according to the agency’s annual report which highlights the UK government’s efforts to protect its citizens from cyber criminals at home and abroad.

Over a period of four months the NCSC blocked just over 429,000 malicious emails, 15 percent of those emails occurred on the same day august 8. That spike in activity was tied to one particular email spoofing campaign that used a gov.uk domain

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