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MSPs face intensified cyber threat, US secret service warns

Hackers are compromising MSPs to conduct attacks against their customers, ranging from email compromise and ransomware
7 Jul 2020
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North Korean hackers linked to Magecart attack spree

Cyber criminals with ties to Lazarus have been intercepting checkouts on a global scale since at least May 2019
6 Jul 2020
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Cambridgeshire crowned UK's 'data breach capital'

While offences surged by 49% in Cambridgeshire, Thames Valley recorded the highest absolute number of cases
3 Jul 2020
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encryption

Massive criminal network dismantled after international cyber operation

Investigators claim the takedown required the law enforcement equivalent of breaking the Enigma code
3 Jul 2020
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University of California gets fleeced by hackers for $1.14 million

University studying the coronavirus had data stolen then held hostage
30 Jun 2020
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Remote employees pose a security risk, says IBM Security

X-Force Red is helping companies improve work-from-home security
22 Jun 2020
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WannaCry

What is WannaCry?

The full story behind one of the worst ransomware outbreaks in history
2 Jun 2020
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data protection

Supreme Court rules Morrisons was not liable for 2014 data breach

Supermarket can't be held liable for the criminal actions of a former auditor who leaked financial data
1 Apr 2020
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FBI warns of ‘Zoom-bombing’ hackers amid coronavirus usage spike

Cyber criminals are disrupting online meetings with hate speech and pornographic images
31 Mar 2020
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Hackers target Three customers with "sophisticated" phishing scam

Cyber criminals use elements from Three’s style and links out to its website
26 Mar 2020
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Critical NHS cyber security checks suspended due to coronavirus response

NHSX grants six-month extension to complete annual surveys as resources are channeled into handling the virus outbreak
19 Mar 2020
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Security

What is cyber warfare?

We explain what cyber warfare is and why you need to pay attention to the threats posed
16 Mar 2020
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Journalist Glenn Greenwald charged with cyber crimes in Brazil

The Snowden-era investigative journalist has been accused of playing a key role in hacking into public officials' mobile phones
22 Jan 2020
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Europol seizes more than 30,000 counterfeit sites on Cyber Monday

The joint operation resulted in three arrests based on 26,000 luxury goods taken from the cyber criminals
3 Dec 2019
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cyber security

Labour Party targeted by ‘large scale’ cyber attack

Election campaigning was 'slowed down' but the attack ultimately failed, and no data was lost
12 Nov 2019
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Security

Leading ASP.NET host crippled by ransomware attack

The platform is working to restore services to more than 440,000 affected customers
11 Nov 2019
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ransomware

FBI asks private sector for advice on ransomware attacks

The “Ransomware Summit” opens lines of communication between corporate and government
7 Nov 2019
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Security

Tenable: There are far more dangerous threats than zero-days

‘If you’re scared of zero-days, you don’t know what you’re talking about’ claims Tenable
7 Nov 2019
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Security

Trend Micro insider sells customer data to scammers

Scammers used stolen data to make fraudulent phishing calls
6 Nov 2019
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Security

Neighbourhood Watch and Avast to tackle cyber crime

Growing concern over cyber crime launches new Cyberhood Watch with Avast
5 Nov 2019
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Security

First mass BlueKeep exploitation spotted in the wild

Amateurish coin mining attack discovered six months after the critical Microsoft vulnerability was discovered
4 Nov 2019
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cyber crime

Valve thwarts criminals using CS:GO as laundering platform

The video game giant said 'stopping criminals was more important than preserving its microtransaction system'
4 Nov 2019
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Security

US allies targeted by WhatsApp video hack

Victims include high profile government and military officials spread across 20 countries, report
1 Nov 2019