Security Management

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…

11 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

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

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Electronic Frontier Foundation warns women may face new data security risks if 1973 Roe v Wade decision repealed, including from…

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

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

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

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

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

US Privately Warned Businesses About Kaspersky, Day After Invasion

US government officials began privately warning certain US companies about Kaspersky, the day after Russia invaded Ukraine

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

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

Okta Admits ‘Mistake’ Waiting Two Months Before Breach Admission

Amid criticism of its response, Okta now admits it “made a mistake” and says it “would have made a different…

2 months ago

Organisations Outmatched By Nation-State Hackers, Survey Finds

Businesses are increasingly seeking government help in light of cyberattacks from nation-state attackers, survey from Trellix and CSIS

2 months ago

Russia’s Kaspersky, China Telecom Added To US National Security List

American communications watchdog adds Kaspersky Lab, China Telecom (Americas), and China Mobile International USA to threat list

2 months ago

Oxford Teenager Arrested In Lapsus$ Crackdown

City of London police arrest seven people, including a 16 year old from Oxford, over suspected connections to Lapsus$ hacking…

2 months ago

Anonymous Claims Hack Of Russia’s Central Bank

Hacking group's war on Russia continues with Central Bank hack claim. And Anonymous promises to release 35,000 files containing 'secret…

2 months ago