cyber crime

'Robin Hood' hackers donate stolen Bitcoin to charity
Hacker in green extorting Bitcoin
ransomware

'Robin Hood' hackers donate stolen Bitcoin to charity

Experts warn of a growing trend of ransomware gangs "whitewashing" their image for good publicity
21 Oct 2020
How to protect against a DDoS attack
Security

How to protect against a DDoS attack

DDoS attacks are on the up - here's how to fight back
14 Oct 2020
What is hacktivism?
hacking

What is hacktivism?

From Anonymous to Omega, here’s everything you need to know about hackers with a conscience
13 Oct 2020
2020 Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) survey
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2020 Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) survey

How to measure the effectiveness of your CTI programme
13 Oct 2020
What is phishing?
phishing

What is phishing?

From banking scams to industrial espionage, we look at why phishing is so lucrative
13 Oct 2020
Hackney Council targeted by "serious" cyber attack
Security

Hackney Council targeted by "serious" cyber attack

Online services and IT systems have been disrupted by the ongoing security threat
13 Oct 2020
What is WannaCry?
WannaCry

What is WannaCry?

The full story behind one of the worst ransomware outbreaks in history
12 Oct 2020
What is the Computer Misuse Act?
Policy & legislation

What is the Computer Misuse Act?

If your computer systems are attacked, is the law effective enough to put those criminals behind bars?
8 Oct 2020
What is e-safety?
Child using tablet
e safety

What is e-safety?

We explain what e-safety is and how it can be managed in schools and beyond
2 Oct 2020
Less than 1% of computer hacking offences resulted in prosecution in 2019
A man in handcuffs standing in front of computer equipment in a darkened room
hacking

Less than 1% of computer hacking offences resulted in prosecution in 2019

Of the 17,600 offences recorded in the UK, just 57 were able to be tried under the Computer Misuse Act, report finds
1 Oct 2020
2020 cyber security outlook report
cyber securitywhitepaper

2020 cyber security outlook report

Behaviours in the battle between modern attacker and defender
23 Sep 2020
What is cyber warfare?
Security

What is cyber warfare?

We explain what cyber warfare is and why you need to pay attention to the threats posed
22 Sep 2020
Tesla wins case against ex-employee accused of stealing data
cyber crime

Tesla wins case against ex-employee accused of stealing data

The company celebrates its latest victory against Martin Tripp, who was accused of hacking and sharing sensitive information
18 Sep 2020
'NetWalker' ransomware explodes thanks to 'as a service' expansion
ransomware

'NetWalker' ransomware explodes thanks to 'as a service' expansion

The gang behind the malware has made $29m since March, according to McAfee
4 Sep 2020
Ex-Cisco engineer charged with wiping Webex Teams accounts
cyber crime

Ex-Cisco engineer charged with wiping Webex Teams accounts

Sudhish Kasaba Ramesh has pleaded guilty to accessing Cisco's cloud infrastructure and deploying code that deleted 456 VMs
27 Aug 2020
The IT Pro Podcast: Attack of the AI hackers
artificial intelligence (AI)

The IT Pro Podcast: Attack of the AI hackers

Why the machines really are coming to get you
14 Aug 2020
UN report points to a 350% rise in phishing websites at start of 2020
phishing

UN report points to a 350% rise in phishing websites at start of 2020

Criminals are exploiting the disruption and economic hardships caused by COVID-19, according to counterterrorism chief
7 Aug 2020
Redcar and Cleveland council hack damages exceed £10.4m
cyber attacks

Redcar and Cleveland council hack damages exceed £10.4m

The incident that took the borough's public services down is still subject to an ongoing criminal investigation
6 Aug 2020
Garmin ‘paid multi-million dollar ransom’ via Arete IR intermediaries
ransomware

Garmin ‘paid multi-million dollar ransom’ via Arete IR intermediaries

The smartwatch maker obtained the decryption key after relying on third-party services to pay a figure reported as $10 million
4 Aug 2020
EU freezes assets in major crackdown against notorious cyber gangs
cyber crime

EU freezes assets in major crackdown against notorious cyber gangs

Six individuals and three organisations behind WannaCry, NotPetya and Cloud Hopper are being targeted by sanctions
31 Jul 2020
NCSC appoints Lindy Cameron as CEO
National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC)

NCSC appoints Lindy Cameron as CEO

The senior civil servant will replace Ciaran Martin, who established the NCSC in 2016
29 Jul 2020
A simple guide to the dark web
identity theftwhitepaper

A simple guide to the dark web

Why the continued rise of the dark web is a threat to corporate data and why businesses need to take action
27 Jul 2020
Cyber resilience centres will help protect SMBs from cyber crime
cyber crime

Cyber resilience centres will help protect SMBs from cyber crime

The National Crime Programme will also launch the Police CyberAlarm to monitor business threats
27 Jul 2020