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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
The UK, US and Netherlands accuse Russia of cyber attacks
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The UK, US and Netherlands accuse Russia of cyber attacks

Russian spies have been accused of involvement in a series of cyber-plots across the globe
5 Oct 2018
GCHQ and MoD to form £250m ‘joint cyber-force’
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GCHQ and MoD to form £250m ‘joint cyber-force’

The 2,000-strong unit will launch cyber attacks against ISIS, Russia and criminal gangs
21 Sep 2018
US charges North Korean hacker with WannaCry and Sony hack
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US charges North Korean hacker with WannaCry and Sony hack

A North Korean programmer is accused of conducting cyber attacks on behalf of the government
7 Sep 2018
‘Five Eyes’ nations hand tech giants encryption ultimatum
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‘Five Eyes’ nations hand tech giants encryption ultimatum

Industry given final warning as governments declare they are ready to legislate for backdoor access
3 Sep 2018
Growing 'anti-vaxx' online debate pinned on Russian botnets
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Growing 'anti-vaxx' online debate pinned on Russian botnets

Sophisticated bots and trolls are ‘playing both sides’ of the debate to spread public health myths
24 Aug 2018
How Russia hacked the 2016 election
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How Russia hacked the 2016 election

A timeline of how 12 hackers allegedly corrupted the world's most powerful democracy
18 Jul 2018
US indicts 12 Russian agents over DNC hack
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US indicts 12 Russian agents over DNC hack

12 Russian intelligence operatives have been formally accused by the DoJ
16 Jul 2018
Attackers targeting fans with malicious World Cup app
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Attackers targeting fans with malicious World Cup app

"Cyber terrorists" behind a campaign targeting Israeli soldiers have shifted their focus to civilians by exploiting the 2018 World Cup
6 Jul 2018
Quantum computing could help fight terrorism, says UK gov
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Quantum computing could help fight terrorism, says UK gov

Counter-terrorism strategy embraces tech, but warns of future extremist digital capabilities
5 Jun 2018
Trump's Iran deal backtrack 'could spark cyber war'
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Trump's Iran deal backtrack 'could spark cyber war'

State-linked Iranian hackers are already becoming more active, according to security firm
18 May 2018
Kaspersky hits back at Twitter ban with open letter
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Kaspersky hits back at Twitter ban with open letter

Eugene Kaspersky quotes Game of Thrones in letter claiming his firm is being unfairly censored
23 Apr 2018
GCHQ reveals major cyber attack against ISIS
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GCHQ reveals major cyber attack against ISIS

Outcome of offensive operations ranged from denying online services to destroying equipment
13 Apr 2018
NCSC unveils new cyber attack classification system
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NCSC unveils new cyber attack classification system

The framework categorises everything from individual hacks up to national cyber emergencies
12 Apr 2018
Utility companies face £17m fines over poor cybersecurity
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Utility companies face £17m fines over poor cybersecurity

Government penalties come amid fear of nation state cyber attacks
29 Jan 2018
Why Nadine Dorries is totally wrong about password sharing
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Why Nadine Dorries is totally wrong about password sharing

Frustration abounds as MPs expose their backwards security practises
4 Dec 2017
UK cops to lose access to Europol's cyber crime resources
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UK cops to lose access to Europol's cyber crime resources

Cyber cops will be on their own once Britain leaves the EU
1 Dec 2017
'Hacker' arrested for US security leak to IS
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'Hacker' arrested for US security leak to IS

The man, allegedly the leader of a hacking group, will be extradited to the US
16 Oct 2015