CyberCrime

Emotet Botnet Offline After Global Takedown By Police

Good news. One of the world's most dangerous botnets, Emotet, has been taken down in a co-ordinated police operation around…

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Some Laptops For Vulnerable Children Contain Malware – Report

A small number of laptops handed out by the Department for Education to vulnerable children, reportedly contain malware linked to…

7 days ago

Outgoing FCC Boss Ajit Pai Warns Of China Threat

China continues to pose espionage and cyber threat to US telecommunications networks, says FCC chairman as he steps down after…

1 week ago

Hackney Council Hackers Post Stolen Documents

New low... Ransomware gang publishes sensitive documents online, after crippling Hackney Council systems in October last year

3 weeks ago

Russia Behind SolarWinds Hack – US Intelligence

Russia was the likely culprit of the damaging SolarWinds supply chain compromise, multiple US intelligence agencies declare

3 weeks ago

Ticketmaster Pays $10m DoJ Fine For Accessing Rival’s Computer

Criminal computer intrusion fine imposed on Ticketmaster by the US DoJ, after it repeatedly accessed computer system of a rival

4 weeks ago

SolarWinds Compromise May Have Started Earlier Than First Thought

US Senator on Intelligence Committee warns that Russian hack of US government departments may have begun earlier than first thought

4 weeks ago

SolarWinds: Dozens Of US Treasury Email Accounts Hacked

Scale of SolarWinds compromise continues to be revealed, as US Senator confirms dozens of email accounts at US Treasury were…

1 month ago

NSO Group Spyware Used To ‘Hack’ Al Jazeera Journalists

Apple iPhones belonging to 36 Al Jazeera journalists were hacked by NSO spyware, claim Canadian security researchers at Citizen Lab

1 month ago

Microsoft Finds Malicious Code In Its Systems After SolarWinds Compromise

Fallout from the significant SolarWinds attack by suspected Russian hackers continues, with Microsoft admitting it has been impacted

1 month ago

People’s Energy Data Breach Impacts 270,000 Customers

Entire customer database of People's Energy stolen, compromising names, addresses, dates of birth, phone numbers, and energy meter IDs

1 month ago

US Treasury, Commerce Departments Hacked

Russian hackers allegedly spied on US government departments, as US issues emergency order to halt use of compromised system

1 month ago

Hackers Steal Covid-19 Vaccine Documents From EU Agency

European Union's medicine regulator has been hacked, and documents concerning the Pfizer Coronavirus vaccine have been stolen

2 months ago

US Security Firm FireEye Hacked By ‘Nation-State’ Attacker

Security firm admits company tools used to test customers' security have been stolen by a "highly sophisticated threat actor"

2 months ago

Hackers Target Covid-19 Cold Chain, Warns IBM

Firms involved with the specialist “cold chain” infrastructure required for several Coronavirus vaccines, have been targetted by hackers

2 months ago

Canon Finally Confirms August Attack Exposed Staff Data

Three months after the media reported Canon had 10TB of data stolen, the firm finally confirms staff data has been…

2 months ago

North Korean Hackers Target AstraZeneca For Covid Vaccine

North Korean hackers pose as recruiters on LinkedIn and WhatsApp, to send job offer documents laden with malware to AstraZeneca…

2 months ago

Hackney Council Confirms Hack Still Causing ‘Significant Disruption’

London Hackney council confirms that a 'serious cyberattack' in October is still causing 'significant disruption' to services

2 months ago

World’s Worse Passwords Revealed By NordPass

Oh dear, Despite persistent cyber threats, research from NordPass reveals the most commonly used password is still '123456'

2 months ago

UK To Create National Cyber Force, Amid £16.5bn Defence Rise

UK's biggest defence investment since Cold War, to combine cyber operations of UK military and intelligence in one unified command

2 months ago

President Trump Fires CISA Cyber Boss Chris Krebs

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (Cisa) boss Chris Krebs has been 'terminated' by Trump after he contradicted President's claims

2 months ago

Twitter Appoints Famed Hacker As Security Head

Peiter Zatko, otherwise known by hacker handle 'Mudge' will report directly to CEO Jack Dorsey after conducting review of Twitter…

2 months ago

ICO Hits Ticketmaster With £1.2m Data Breach Fine

Data breach on website in 2018, results in the ICO data protection watchdog hitting Ticketmaster with a hefty £1.25 million…

3 months ago

Focus On Cyber Defence Rather Than Cyber Attack – Former NCSC Head

'Don't weaponise the net'. Former head of UK's NCSC urges governments to focus on cyber defence than cyber offensive capabilities

3 months ago

Japanese Nuclear Regulator Suffers Cyber Attack – Report

Nuclear agency in Japan (the Nuclear Regulation Authority) reportedly suffers a cyber attack and switched off its email systems

3 months ago

NCSC Report Reveals Scale Of Coronavirus Cyber Threats

British online defender outlines what cyber threats it has encountered over past year, with Covid-19 featuring prominently

3 months ago

UK Watchdog Fines Marriott £18.4m For Data Breach

UK data protection watchdog ICO lowers fine for Marriott data breach to £18.4m, down from a £99 million fine issued…

3 months ago

Trump Campaign Website Defaced Briefly By Hackers

Security breach for Donald Trump re-election website, but campaign officials deny there was any exposure of sensitive information

3 months ago

Finnish Therapy Patients Blackmailed After Data Breach

New low. Confidential records of thousands of psychotherapy patients in Finland compromised, with some patients now being blackmailed

3 months ago

McAfee Raises $620 Million With Wall Street Return

Security vendor McAfee has returned to the public markets with an IPO that raised $620 million, below the $740 million…

3 months ago