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A lack of global norms is killing the security industry

Better protocols to facilitate global cyber co-operation should be at the forefront of innovation in the sector
30 Oct 2019
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What is network forensics?

Taking a closer look at how cyber threats are investigated at a network level
28 Oct 2019
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NCSC blocked 658 cyber attacks against UK businesses in 2019

Agency's third annual report highlights ongoing threat of malicious nation-state actors
23 Oct 2019
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Hackers 'are no longer winning', says KPMG cyber chief

Despite progress over the past two years, a wealth of threats still plague both the public and private sectors
18 Oct 2019
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Arm, UK gov to create chips resistant to cyber attacks

Initiative claims strong passwords and regular updates aren't enough to prevent cyber attacks
18 Oct 2019
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Prolific payment data peddler BriansClub has been hacked

The four-year operation is under threat as records amounting to more than double its all-time sales have been stolen back
16 Oct 2019
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Microsoft releases Tamper Protection for Windows Defender

The new feature 'locks down' the antivirus, preventing malware from making changes to core settings
15 Oct 2019
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APT groups exploiting VPNs to carry out cyber attacks

NCSC and NSA warn that services from Palo Alto, Fortinet and Pulse Secure are vulnerable
9 Oct 2019
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Thomas Cook phishing sites skyrocket following collapse

Former employees and customers are believed to be the targets of malicious campaigns capitalising on the company's liquidation
3 Oct 2019
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Five steps to an effective layered defence strategy

Analysing weak spots in an IT system can be challenging, which is why a layered approach is important
2 Oct 2019
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Carbon Black: Attacks and breaches "new normal" for business

Most UK companies surveyed have suffered data breaches, as attacks increase in volume and sophistication
1 Oct 2019
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Hacker steals 218 million personal records in Zynga breach

Gnosticplayers is responsible for some of the biggest data breaches of the year, adding another site to their hit list
30 Sep 2019
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What is cyber security?

To learn what cyber security is, you also have to know what it's not
27 Sep 2019
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Royal Brexit bitcoin phishing hoax hits British mailboxes

Fraudsters deploy an old-school method in an attempt to outfox a tech CEO
27 Sep 2019
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Tech giants form cyber security 'supergroup'

Microsoft, Mastercard and others band together to help organisations get through attacks
27 Sep 2019
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Securing the Web Perimeter

How web applications can increase the risk of security breaches
25 Sep 2019
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NHS staff issued with fresh cyber security guidance

New campaign focuses on password security, phishing, social engineering, and on-site 'tailgating'
23 Sep 2019
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Universities a 'huge target' for nation-state attackers

The UK's leading cyber security agency issued advie to elite academic institutions on how keep them and their country safe
19 Sep 2019
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Modern cyber security bears 'great resemblance to Titanic'

The security head likens the maritime disaster to cyber security blunders and gives his thoughts on how to move forward
19 Sep 2019
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Deepfake ransomware among experts’ list of cyber fears

Trend Micro's future threat researchers explain how hackers of the future will cause chaos
18 Sep 2019
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What is island hopping?

Far from being part of an exotic holiday, island hopping is a hacking technique that could pose a serious threat to your business
17 Sep 2019
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Insurance companies blamed for ransomware payout rise

Theresa Payton argues companies are manipulating victims to avoid paying higher bills
16 Sep 2019
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FBI embarks on cyber criminal detainment spree

Coordinated effort leads to hundreds of arrests and $3.7 million seized from phishing gangs around the world
11 Sep 2019
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Equifax named the most Googled data breach of all time

2014's Heartbleed takes the top spot for cyber threat searches
11 Sep 2019
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