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World’s largest dark web marketplace taken offline
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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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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
What is hacktivism?
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What is hacktivism?

From Anonymous to Omega, here’s everything you need to know about hackers with a conscience
9 Dec 2020
Trump website defaced in second successive cyber breach
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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
What is cyber warfare?
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What is cyber warfare?

We explain what cyber warfare is and why you need to pay attention to the threats posed
22 Sep 2020
Russian military targeting Linux systems with Drovorub malware
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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
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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
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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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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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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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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
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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
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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
NSA to create new division to bolster US cyber defences
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NSA to create new division to bolster US cyber defences

Focus on defensive operations comes amid mounting geopolitical tensions
24 Jul 2019
Microsoft warns enterprises over state-sponsored attacks
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Microsoft warns enterprises over state-sponsored attacks

Geopolitical tensions on the rise ahead of the 2020 US presidential race
18 Jul 2019
UFED Premium tool paves way for full mobile data extraction
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UFED Premium tool paves way for full mobile data extraction

Israeli developer claims its UFED Premium tool can also crack flagship Android devices like the Samsung Galaxy S9
17 Jun 2019
How Mr. Robot ‘fudged’ its hacks to protect the public
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How Mr. Robot ‘fudged’ its hacks to protect the public

Showrunners debated over how accurate to make the show’s exploits
5 Jun 2019
Public and private must jointly combat cyber warfare
Former US secretary of state Madeleine Albright
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Public and private must jointly combat cyber warfare

Non-state actors must be let in on cyber security discussions or our biggest public institutions will fall behind
23 May 2019
LoJax rootkit used by Fancy Bear has been active since 2016
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LoJax rootkit used by Fancy Bear has been active since 2016

Researchers question what the malware was used to accomplish before being first exposed last year
17 Jan 2019
The scariest security horror stories of 2018
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The scariest security horror stories of 2018

From data breaches to hardware vulnerabilities, these are the most embarrassing security blunders of the year
25 Dec 2018
Supermicro finds no evidence of China spy chip infiltration
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Supermicro finds no evidence of China spy chip infiltration

An investigation of the firm’s products finds no evidence of tampering as its CEO hits back at the initial reports
12 Dec 2018
Stuxnet is back, Iran admits
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Stuxnet is back, Iran admits

The infamous malware is back, and it's "more violent, more advanced and more sophisticated" than ever
1 Nov 2018
The UK will face a category one attack in the future
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The UK will face a category one attack in the future

The NCSC's boss says the UK has yet to see a major state-sponsored cyber attack, but it is coming
16 Oct 2018