Danny Palmer, Senior Reporter at ZDNet

Danny Palmer

Senior Reporter at ZDNet

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Past articles by Danny:

Phishing attacks are easy for criminals. This is how expensive they could be for you

Email is an easy target for cyber criminals. It can be lucrative for them, too - and costly for businesses. → Read More

Reddit was hit with a phishing attack. How it responded is a lesson for everyone

A quick and transparent response shows that there's a correct way to respond to cybersecurity incidents. → Read More

There's been a big rise in phishing attacks. This one worked

We all use email and cyber criminals know it - and they're successfully exploiting that fact to their advantage. → Read More

Google Chrome 110 arrives - but not all Windows PCs will get it

The latest Google Chrome no longer supports Windows 7 and Windows 8, leaving some PC users with a tricky choice. → Read More

This notorious ransomware has now found a new target

The authors of Clop ransomware are experimenting with a Linux variant - a warning that multiple different platforms are in the sights of cyber extortionists. → Read More

Hackers are using this new trick to deliver their phishing attacks

Cyber criminals are trying a new method to help ensure phishing attacks are successful - here's what to watch out for. → Read More

Microsoft: We are tracking these 100 active ransomware gangs using 50 types of malware

Microsoft warns that phishing, fake software updates and unpatched vulnerabilities are being exploited for ransomware attacks. → Read More

Phishing attacks are getting scarily sophisticated. Here's what to watch out for

Phishing campaigns use fake social media profiles, in-depth research, and more to trick unsuspecting victims into clicking malicious links. → Read More

NSA and CISA alert: This phishing scam could give hackers control of your PC

Cyber criminals are convincing people to install legitimate remote monitoring software - which they use to steal money from victims. → Read More

What is Security Keys for Apple ID and why does it matter?

Security Keys for Apple ID provides a powerful additional layer of security your iPhone, iPad or Mac. Here's how it works and how to set it up. → Read More

Email is our greatest productivity tool. That's why phishing is so dangerous to everyone

We're told to look for telltale signs of phishing attacks - but that's hard when they look just like real emails. → Read More

Fewer ransomware victims are paying up. But there's a catch

Cyber criminals are finding it harder to make money from ransomware attacks. But that doesn't mean ransomware is less dangerous. → Read More

Like it or not, email is still our greatest tool

We're told to look for telltale signs of phishing attacks - but that's hard when they look just like real emails. → Read More

Microsoft confirms 10,000 job cuts in memo to staff

Updated: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has told staff that 10,000 jobs are to go. → Read More

Ransomware has now become a problem for everyone, and not just tech

Ransomware attacks have rumbled on for years and show no signs of slowing down. It's time we faced the threat head on. → Read More

Hackers are using this old trick to dodge security protections

CVE-2015-2291 is a years-old security vulnerability - but cyber criminals are still able to take advantage of unpatched systems to compromise networks. → Read More

US flight delays: Here's what caused the FAA's plane-grounding system outage

Preliminary investigations trace cause of outage that caused big delays for US air passengers. → Read More

'Cyber incident' halts Royal Mail's international export services

The company says the incident is under investigation and apologises to customers for disruption to overseas deliveries. → Read More

US domestic flights delayed after FAA system outage. Here's what we know

The Notice to Air Missions (NOTAM) system, which provides pilots with real-time information about hazards on flight routes went down -- and flights have been delayed as a precaution. → Read More

Virgin Orbit: Pioneering satellite launch ends in failure after rocket 'anomaly'

'Yes, space is hard, but we are only just getting started,' says Spaceport Cornwall chief. → Read More