CyberCrime

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

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…

3 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Half Of Cybersecurity Professionals Consider Quitting – Study

New research from threat detection specialist Vectra reveals very worrying rise of health and mental pressures on security professionals

1 month ago

Botnet Controlled By Russia’s GRU Disrupted By US, UK

Botnet controlled by Russian military intelligence disrupted by the United States, which removed GRU control of thousands of infected devices

1 month ago

UK Teens Charged With Hacking After Lapsus$ Arrests

Two British teens charged with computer crimes following arrests of seven alleged members of Lapsus$ gang that attacked Microsoft and…

2 months ago

Tech Most Favoured Sector Amid ‘Great Resignation’

BT research revealed tech industry is the most popular for people looking to switch their careers, during the so called…

2 months ago

Crypto Hackers Steal $615m From Ronin Network

Largest decentralised finance hack in history? Axie Infinity’s Ronin Network admits breach and says it lost $615m in USDC and…

2 months ago

Nebulon Touts Rapid Ransomware Recovery Solution

Combined server and storage system from Nebulon is claimed to deliver a four minute ransomware recovery solution for businesses

2 months ago

FBI Warns Russian Hackers Scanning US Energy Systems

Russian hackers detected scanning energy company systems and other critical infrastructure, FBI officials tells US lawmakers

2 months ago