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UK Can Legally Launch Cyberattacks Against Hostile Nations, Says AG

Chief legal advisor to government says UK can legally launch cyberattacks against hostile nations, and calls for international “rules of…

12 hours ago

Tesla Bluetooth Locks Can Be Hacked, Warns NCC Group

Digital locks, including those fitted to Tesla vehicles, are vulnerable to being unlocked via an exploit of a vulnerability in…

1 day ago

Government App Targets Fake Profiles Used By Foreign Spies

New government app helps identify fake social media profiles from sites such as LinkedIn and Facebook amidst 'industrial scale' espionage…

2 days ago

US Warns Against Hiring North Korean Hackers

US North Korea is sending 'thousands' of skilled IT workers out to take illicit jobs as country seeks to fund…

3 days ago

Lincoln College Shuts Permanently After Ransomware Attack

After 157 years in existence, Lincoln College in the US to close its doors permanently after failing to recover from…

1 week ago

NCSC Confirms Russia Responsible For Viasat Hack

British and US intelligence officials say Russia was behind cyberattack on Viasat communication system – hours before Ukraine invasion

1 week ago

Next-Generation CMS: Why Advanced Content Management is the Key to Sustained Growth and Profitability

How is content management evolving, and how can your enterprise ensure it is ahead of the curve? Learn how to…

1 week ago

Agricultural Equipment Maker Hit By Ransomware Attack

Agricultural equipment maker AGCO hit by ransomware attack that disrupts operations, affects tractor sales during critical planting period

1 week ago

US ‘Elevates Security Probe’ Into Kaspersky Lab

US presidential administration pushed Commerce Department to give higher priority to national security probe of Kaspersky Lab after Ukraine invasion,…

1 week ago

Amazon Takes Legal Action Against Fake Review Brokers

Amazon takes legal action against four firms it says brokered false reviews en masse, as government promises stronger consumer protections

1 week ago

EFF Warns Over Health App Data After Roe v Wade Report

Electronic Frontier Foundation warns women may face new data security risks if 1973 Roe v Wade decision repealed, including from…

2 weeks ago

Killnet Threatens To Shut Down Hospital Ventilators, After London Arrest

Russian cybercrime hacking group Killnet reportedly threaten to shut down ventilators at British hospitals, after gang member arrest in London

2 weeks ago

US Department of Defence Hit By $23m Phishing Attack

Government convicts two conspirators who tricked Department of Defence into sending a $23m jet fuel payment to bank account of…

2 weeks ago

Germany Warns Of Ukraine Crisis Hacking Risk

Germany warns of 'very big and very present' risk of cyberattack on country's financial sector amidst Ukraine war, as wind-energy…

2 weeks ago

Silicon UK In Focus Podcast: The Impact of SaaS

Is SaaS still a foundation onto which businesses continue to build their processes? And why did HP move to a…

2 weeks ago

Microsoft Discloses True Scale Of Russian Cyberattacks On Ukraine

Russian cyberattacks on Ukraine have been extensive and linked with its military operations, Microsoft reveals for first time

3 weeks ago

Most Brits Rely On Memory To Manage Passwords, Says Bitwarden

Bitwarden survey finds majority of Brits rely on memory for their passwords, with many having to reset on a daily…

3 weeks ago

Musk Buys Twitter: Industry Reaction

Support and opposition to Elon Musk's takeover of Twitter has been mixed, so what has been the reaction of industry…

3 weeks ago

UK Army Recruitment Portal Closed After Data Breach

British army recruitment computer system has been offline since March, after hackers offered candidate data for sale on the dark…

3 weeks ago

The State of SaaS

As enterprises adjust to the brave new post-pandemic world, SaaS continues to show its resilience and flexibility as an approach…

3 weeks ago

Israeli Private Eye Pleads Guilty In Wirecard Hacking Case

Israeli private detective pleads guilty to hacking targets on behalf of Wirecard, in first successful prosectution since German fintech's collapse…

4 weeks ago

NCSC Warns Of Russian Cyber Retaliation Against Critical Infrastructure

UK's NCSC, alongside 'five eye' partners, warns Russia could target critical infrastructure because of sanctions and military support for Ukraine

4 weeks ago

Silicon UK In Focus Podcast: Digital Security for Remote Workforces

Learn how businesses can develop robust security for their remote workforces. Also, businesses are re-drawing their digital transformation roadmaps to…

4 weeks ago

Funky Pigeon Halts Online Orders After Cyberattack

Online greetings card firm Funky Pigeon says cyberattack did not reveal customer passwords or payment data, but it suspends online…

1 month ago

Downing Street, FCO May Have Been Infected By Pegasus Spyware

Citizen Lab says UK's number 10 and Foreign Office network was suspected to have been infected with Pegasus spyware, with…

1 month ago

Ransomware Attacks On The Decline, Corvus Insurance Finds

Declining ransomware attacks? New research from Corvus Insurance says reports of ransomware attacks are down, with payout totals also declining

1 month ago

US Says North Korean Lazarus Group Carried Out Huge Crypto Theft

US Treasury Department says notorious North Korean hackers, the Lazarus Group, was behind largest ever cryptocurrency heist last month

1 month ago

Cloud Security firm Barrracuda Networks Acquired For $4 Billion

Cybersecurity firm Barracuda Networks has been acquired by investment firm KKR, from its private equity group owner Thoma Bravo

1 month ago

Ukraine, ESET Foil Cyberattack On Energy Grid

Russian cyber offensive? Ukraine government and ESET confirm Russian GRU attempted to hack Ukraine's energy grid last week

1 month ago

Anonymous Hacks Kremlin’s Internal CCTV

Hacker group's self-declared war against Russia continues after Anonymous posts CCTV video footage from what it says is inside the…

1 month ago