Security

Iran Says Nuclear Facility Fire May Have Been Cyber-Sabotage

A fire at Natanz uranium-enrichment facility may have been a cyber-attack Iranian officials say, recalling Stuxnet virus attack on same…

1 month ago

Thanos Ransomware Adds New Features

Rapid evolution of Thanos ransomware-as-a-service, along with high-end attacks, indicate evolving threat as criminals seek to monetise organisations' data

1 month ago

Police ‘Crack’ EncroChat Encryption, Resulting In Hundreds Of Arrests

Organised crime around Europe has been dealt a huge blow after authorities cracked the encryption of a messaging system used…

1 month ago

The Shape Of IT In A Post COVID-19 World

Global IT spend is projected to contract 8% in 2020, according to Gartner. Gartner expects IT priorities to move away…

1 month ago

The State of LawTech

What is the current state of LawTech? LawtechUK, will this year, pilot a government-backed LawTech R&D programme - the Lawtech…

1 month ago

Huawei, China Telecom Backed By Chinese Military, US Claims

Twenty leading Chinese firms, including Huawei and China Telecommunications, are either owned by or backed by the Chinese military, US…

1 month ago

Silicon UK In Focus EXTRA: Does More Data Equal Better Health?

Rabia has a background in immuno-genetics with a passion for bridging the worlds of science, business and technology. She completed…

1 month ago

US City In Oregon Pays Ransomware Criminals – Report

Worrying development. The city of Keizer in Oregon has reportedly paid hackers a $48,000 ransom after a crippling ransomware attack

2 months ago

US Police Forces Hit By Huge Data Breach

Activist hackers release 24 years' worth of data from hundreds of police forces in move timed to coincide with protests…

2 months ago

Amazon Records Record 2.3Tbps Denial-Of-Service Attack

Amazon says its AWS Shield mitigated a DDoS attack peaking at 2.3Tbps, far larger than previous assaults, amidst increasing cloud…

2 months ago

NCSC Warns Mobile Operators To Stock Up On Huawei Parts

Security officials warn operators that Huawei may be unable to continue to provide gear following 'escalating US action' against the…

2 months ago

Covid-19 Phishing Campaigns Becoming ‘More Effective’

Peak of pandemic-related phishing traffic has passed by volume, but attackers are using increasingly focused and effective lures to steal…

2 months ago

Australian PM Warns Of ‘Sophisticated’ Cyber Attack By ‘State-Based’ Actor

Prime Minister Scott Morrison reveals Australia is experiencing cyber attacks across 'a range of sectors', with China reportedly the likely…

2 months ago

Spyware Impacts Chrome Extensions, Downloaded Millions Of Times

Awake Security discover 'massive, criminal surveillance campaign' via 32 million downloads of extensions for Google's Chrome web browser

2 months ago

Former Google Boss Eric Schmidt Calls Out Huawei’s ‘Unacceptable Practices’

Eric Schmidt says Huawei does pose national security risk and has engaged in 'unacceptable acts', but the Chinese firm denies…

2 months ago

GitLab Bolsters DevSecOps With Peach Tech, Fuzzit Acquisitions

GitLab to integrate Peach Tech and Fuzzit fuzz-testing into its DevOps lifecycle tool, helping developers to catch security bugs earlier…

2 months ago

Attacks On Critical Infrastructure Now ‘More Targeted’

Study finds cyber-criminals are shifting tactics to favour multi-stage ransomware attacks that include stealing sensitive data to maximise damage and…

2 months ago

Tech Firms Pledge Child Abuse Disclosures To Blunt Anti-Encryption Drive

Strategic move? Google, Facebook, Microsoft pledge to improve and standardise annual disclosures around online child exploitation

2 months ago

Production At Honda Grinds To Halt After Second Cyber Attack

Work at Honda factories in Japan, the UK, North America, Brazil, India, Turkey and Italy has been suspended after another…

2 months ago

Apple Project Aims To Improve Password Managers

Apple's open source Password Manager Resources project includes site-specific data aimed at improving compatibility of third-party password tools

2 months ago

Apple Tracks iPhones Stolen By Looters

We are tracking you. Apple warns looters after some street protests in the United States result in the looting of…

2 months ago

Hackers Steal Data From US Nuclear Missile Contractor

Confidential data from the US military contractor that supports the Minuteman III nuclear deterrent has been stolen by hackers

2 months ago

Agents of Transformation

AppDynamics have launched a COVID-19 edition of its global research ‘The Agents of Transformation.’ The report includes data from interviews…

2 months ago

TrickBot Malware Update Makes It Harder To Detect

TrickBot information-stealing malware updated with new 'nworm' module that uses encryption and in-memory execution to hinder detection efforts

2 months ago

Is Video Conferencing Secure Enough?

The COVID-19 crisis has seen an explosion in video and teleconferencing service use. Looking into the future, if more mass…

2 months ago

Apple iPhone Exploit Allows Users To ‘Jailbreak’ Devices

Fully updated Apple devices contain the exploit that allows the first public jailbreak for Apple's iOS operating system for nearly…

2 months ago

How To Manage Virtual Teams

As businesses adapt to the 'new normal', a significant component of their organization will be virtual teams. Silicon UK discovers…

2 months ago

‘Ragnar Locker’ Ransomware Hides Inside Virtual Machine

Researchers discover attack group that deploys highly targeted ransomware running inside virtualised Windows XP instance to evade detection

2 months ago

Cryptocurrency-Mining Campaign Hits ‘Thousands’ Of Enterprises

Security researchers find attackers breaking into public-facing Windows IIS web servers to install Monero-mining malware across networks

2 months ago

GitLab Hacks Own Remote-Working Staff In Phishing Test

Company finds 20 percent of its all-remote staff responds to phishing message by exposing user credentials, raising fears about the…

3 months ago