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Computer Misuse Act

Computer Misuse Act 'putting critical UK infrastructure at risk'

The 30 year-old legislation also prevents cyber security professionals from doing their jobs, it's claimed
22 Jan 2020
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hacking

Saudi Prince Accused of hacking Jeff Bezos

The Kingdom has hit back at "absurd" allegations but a UN report is said to back the Amazon CEO
22 Jan 2020
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Mitsubishi breached by suspected Chinese hackers

The electronics giant is one of Japan’s key defence and infrastructure contractors
20 Jan 2020
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cyber warfare

US warns of Iran cyber retaliation amid Soleimani fallout

Iranian activity will likely cause temporary disruption to national critical infrastructure at a minimum, claims DHS
6 Jan 2020
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hacking

XSS the most widely-used attack method of 2019

Research unveils the most popular hacking techniques, with SQL injection and fuzzing also popular choices
23 Dec 2019
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hacking

Inside the mind of a hacker

Understanding why cyber criminals want to attack your business should be a key component of your security strategy
11 Dec 2019
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vulnerability

Patch issued for critical Windows bug

The two-part Chrome exploit is also associated with Operation WizardOpium
11 Dec 2019
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hacking

Dead Netflix accounts reactivated by hackers

Former users are being charged months after cancelling subscriptions, according to reports
29 Nov 2019
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Adobe discloses Magento Marketplace data breach

The e-commerce platform was taken offline after a hacker accessed customer data and commercial information
28 Nov 2019
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hacking

Thousands of Disney+ accounts hijacked

Hackers exploited the video streaming service just hours after it launched
19 Nov 2019
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BlueKeep attack discovery has done nothing to motivate businesses into patching systems

Thousands of vulnerable systems remain unpatched with news of the first attack barely changing trends
12 Nov 2019
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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
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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
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Security

Genetics startup Veritas rocked by data breach

Customer information has been stolen from the DNA-screening company
8 Nov 2019
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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
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hacking

US government arrests Saudi Twitter spies

Ahmad Abouammo allegedly accessed Twitter account data to find critics of the Saudi government
7 Nov 2019
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FBI asks private sector for advice on ransomware attacks

The “Ransomware Summit” opens lines of communication between corporate and government
7 Nov 2019
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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
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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
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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
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data breaches

Leading web domain registrars suffer data breach

Account information with web.com, Network Solutions and register.com were accessed by cyber criminals
31 Oct 2019
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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
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hacking

Two men plead guilty to 2016 Uber and LinkedIn hacks

The pair used stolen AWS account credentials to access 57 million Uber customer accounts
31 Oct 2019