cyber terrorism

What is cyber warfare?
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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
15 Oct 2021
What is hacktivism?
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hacking

What is hacktivism?

From Anonymous to Omega, here’s everything you need to know about hackers with a conscience
1 Oct 2021
Bahrain targets activists with NSO's Pegasus spyware
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spyware

Bahrain targets activists with NSO's Pegasus spyware

The spyware reportedly employed two exploits targeting Apple's iMessage system
24 Aug 2021
State Department reportedly suffers a cyber attack
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hacking

State Department reportedly suffers a cyber attack

Details of the hack are still developing
23 Aug 2021
US has new cyber security rules for pipelines
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Policy & legislation

US has new cyber security rules for pipelines

DHS now requires “urgently needed protections against cyber intrusions”
20 Jul 2021
MI5 chief warns public of growing cyber espionage threat
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cyber terrorism

MI5 chief warns public of growing cyber espionage threat

More than 10,000 people have been targeted by foreign spies in the last five years, according to the agency
14 Jul 2021
SolarWinds hackers breach Microsoft support agent to target customers
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cyber attacks

SolarWinds hackers breach Microsoft support agent to target customers

Nobelium engaged in password spray and brute-force attacks after implanting malware on a device belonging to a Microsoft employee
28 Jun 2021
Ransomware operators in turmoil after Colonial Pipeline backlash
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ransomware

Ransomware operators in turmoil after Colonial Pipeline backlash

US authorities seize DarkSide’s assets while a widely-used cyber crime forum cuts ties with ransomware groups
17 May 2021
AI is too risky for hackers, says former GCHQ boss
The former head of GCHQ, Robert Hannigan
artificial intelligence (AI)

AI is too risky for hackers, says former GCHQ boss

Robert Hannigan suggests that the technology isn't worth the trouble for state-sponsored attackers
30 Mar 2021
UK's National Cyber Force will be based in the North
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cyber security

UK's National Cyber Force will be based in the North

The centre aims to create a 'cyber corridor' that will sustain thousands of jobs in defence and intelligence services
15 Mar 2021
UK military used malware to disrupt extremist networks
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malware

UK military used malware to disrupt extremist networks

Experts cite WannaCry with warnings that hacking tools have the potential for severe collateral damage
8 Feb 2021
Biden nominees highlight tough cyber security challenges
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cyber security

Biden nominees highlight tough cyber security challenges

Senators warn government cyber security operations are in disarray
20 Jan 2021
World’s largest dark web marketplace taken offline
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cyber crime

World’s largest dark web marketplace taken offline

A multinational operation also involving Europol, UK and US authorities has put a halt to illegal trade valued at approximately £125 million
13 Jan 2021
Biden promises tough response to cyber attacks
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cyber security

Biden promises tough response to cyber attacks

President-elect promises that he "won't stand idly by" when nation-states hack US
18 Dec 2020
Trump website defaced in second successive cyber breach
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cyber attacks

Trump website defaced in second successive cyber breach

Attackers briefly seize control of the presidential campaign website a week after Trump claimed “nobody gets hacked”
28 Oct 2020
Russian military targeting Linux systems with Drovorub malware
cyber warfare

Russian military targeting Linux systems with Drovorub malware

The NSA and FBI warn the malware is being deployed in real-world espionage attacks by the group known as Fancy Bear
14 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
Former eBay employees charged with cyber stalking
Business operations

Former eBay employees charged with cyber stalking

Ex-security personnel allegedly sent live spiders and a funeral wreath to the publishers of a critical newsletter
16 Jun 2020
North Korean hackers allegedly targeted Indian space agency
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Security

North Korean hackers allegedly targeted Indian space agency

The Dtrack malware infection successfully disrupted an active lunar mission
7 Nov 2019
US allies targeted by WhatsApp video hack
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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
Is cyber security about to go interstellar?
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Security

Is cyber security about to go interstellar?

When we think about the cyber attacks of the future, we may have to think bigger
30 Oct 2019
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
GitHub faces lawsuit for role in Capital One leak
Security

GitHub faces lawsuit for role in Capital One leak

Class action complaint accuses the platform of failing to detect and remove hacked data for three months
5 Aug 2019