cyber crime

Visit/policy-legislation/data-protection/355184/supreme-court-finds-morrisons-was-not-liable-for-2014
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
Visit/security/cyber-crime/355171/fbi-warns-of-zoom-bombing-hackers-amidst-coronavirus-usage-spike
cyber crime

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
Visit/security/phishing/355120/hackers-pose-as-three-to-exploit-high-data-demand
Three UK
phishing

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
Visit/security/cyber-security/355041/critical-nhs-cyber-security-checks-suspended-due-to-coronavirus
cyber security

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
Advertisement
Visit/security/28170/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
16 Mar 2020
Visit/security/cyber-crime/354604/journalist-glenn-greenwald-charged-with-cyber-crimes-in-brazil
cyber crime

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
Visit/security/cyber-crime/354253/europol-seizes-more-than-30000-counterfeit-sites-on-cyber-monday
Europol HQ
cyber crime

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
Visit/cyber-security/34798/labour-party-targeted-by-large-scale-cyber-attack
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
Advertisement
Visit/security/34793/leading-aspnet-host-crippled-by-ransomware-attack
hacking and ransomware
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
Visit/ransomware/34775/fbi-asks-private-sector-for-advice-on-ransomware-attacks
ransomware

FBI asks private sector for advice on ransomware attacks

The “Ransomware Summit” opens lines of communication between corporate and government
7 Nov 2019
Advertisement
Visit/security/34773/tenable-declares-there-are-far-worse-security-threats-to-fear-than-zero-day-exploits
Zero-day exploit
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
Visit/security/34770/trend-micro-insider-sells-customer-data-to-scammers
Trend Micro website displayed on a smartphone device
Security

Trend Micro insider sells customer data to scammers

Scammers used stolen data to make fraudulent phishing calls
6 Nov 2019
Visit/security/34759/neighbourhood-watch-partners-with-avast-to-tackle-cyber-crime
Security

Neighbourhood Watch and Avast to tackle cyber crime

Growing concern over cyber crime launches new Cyberhood Watch with Avast
5 Nov 2019
Visit/security/34744/first-mass-bluekeep-exploitation-spotted-in-the-wild
Networks connected with each other across the world
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
Advertisement
Visit/cyber-crime/34742/valve-thwarts-criminals-using-csgo-as-money-laundering-platform
Steam
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
Visit/security/34715/us-allies-targeted-by-whatsapp-video-hack
WhatsApp, Web app, Messaging
Security

US allies targeted by WhatsApp video hack

Victims include high profile government and military officials spread across 20 countries, report
1 Nov 2019
Visit/phishing/34723/businesses-stung-by-highly-convincing-office-365-voicemail-scam
phishing

Businesses stung by convincing Office 365 voicemail scam

This latest wave of phishing attacks incorporates real audio recordings to create a sense of urgency
31 Oct 2019
Visit/security/34712/thousands-infected-with-malware-that-reinstalls-itself
Security

Thousands infected with malware that 'reinstalls itself'

More than 45,000 Android devices have been affected by the Xhelper malware since March
30 Oct 2019
Visit/security/34671/us-military-data-exposed-in-179gb-autoclerk-leak
Security

US military data exposed in 179GB Autoclerk leak

Travel arrangements of hundreds of thousands disclosed via “unsecured and unencrypted” AWS database
22 Oct 2019
Visit/security/34667/russian-hacking-group-masquerades-as-iranian-spy-network
Security

Russian hacking group masquerades as Iranian spy network

Hacking technique highlights how difficult it is to attribute blame after a cyber attack
21 Oct 2019
Advertisement
Visit/cyber-crime/34602/sesame-street-store-hacked-with-java-cookie
The Cookie Monster
cyber crime

Sesame Street store hacked with Java cookie

Credit card info is being trafficked to another site via a rogue Google Cloud storage domain name, according to a researcher
10 Oct 2019
Visit/security/34594/apt-groups-exploiting-vpns-to-carry-out-cyber-attacks
Security

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
Visit/security/34577/this-tool-can-work-out-how-often-your-company-will-be-hit-by-insider-attacks
Calculator for working out data breach risk
Security

This tool can figure out often you will face insider attacks

Size, sector and employee welfare all used as factors of email-based intrusion
7 Oct 2019