Security Management

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

Iran, Russia, Have Obtained US Voter Data, US Warns

Russia and Iran have obtained some US voter registration data and are attempting to influence Presidential election, Trump official warns

3 months ago

US DoJ Charges Six Russian GRU Officers For Cyberattacks

Hackers also targeted this year's delayed Olympic Games in Tokyo says UK, as the US DoJ charges six Russian military…

3 months ago

Hackney Council Systems Downed In ‘Serious’ Cyberattack

Ransomware attack? Hackney Council in London admits it has been the target of a 'serious' cyberattack and urges people not…

3 months ago

Microsoft Takes Down Trickbot Hacking Operation

Another takedown from Microsoft sees it disrupt key Trickbot servers, which it said could have indirectly impact US election infrastructure

3 months ago

John McAfee Arrested In Spain, Faces US Extradiction

Colourful former security tycoon John McAfee arrested in Spain at the weekend, trying to board plane to Turkey with British…

4 months ago

Paying Ransomware Demands May Violate Sanctions, US Treasury Warns

Never pay. Insurers and others are warned by US Treasury Dept that cyberattack payouts to hackers may violate US sanction…

4 months ago

Flightradar24 Suffers Repeated Cyberattacks

Popular aviation website Flightradar24 admits three cyberattacks in a two day period, after services knocked offline for hours

4 months ago

Police Raid Dark Web Marketplaces, Seize 500kg of Drugs

Worldwide police operation against dark web vendors results in 179 arrests, seizure of 500kg of drugs, $6.5m (£5m) in cash…

4 months ago

Patient Dies In Germany After Hospital Ransomware Attack

Real world consequence of ransomware attacks. A female patient has died as a result of a cyberattack at a German…

4 months ago

Academic Sector Warned Of Cyber Threat By NCSC

Universities and schools are being warned by UK's cyber guardian of threats posed to their institutions after a spate of…

4 months ago

Twitter Account Of Indian Prime Minister Hacked

The official Twitter account of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been hacked, asking for a cryptocurrency donation

5 months ago

Microsoft Offers Deepfake Detection Tool

Effort to combat disinformation campaigns sees Microsoft offer software tool to help identify deepfake photos and videos ahead of US…

5 months ago

Pacific Undersea Cable Drops Hong Kong, Amid National Security Concerns

Google and Facebook's Pacific Light Cable Network (PLCN) cable will not be activated in Hong Kong, after security law and…

5 months ago

Musk Confirms ‘Serious Attack’ On Tesla By Russian Hackers

You couldn't make it up. Russian hacker arrested for offering Tesla worker $1 million to install specifically-designed malware onto car…

5 months ago

New Zealand Stock Exchange Restored After Four Day DDoS Attack

NSX stock exchange in New Zealand restored after being offline for four days, due to a prolonged DDoS cyberattack from…

5 months ago

New Zealand Stock Exchange Suffers DDoS Cyberattack

Dress rehearsal for attack on larger exchange? Two days outage for New Zealand's NZX, following 'offshore' DDoS cyberattack

5 months ago

Canada To Be Final ‘Five Eyes’ Member To Exclude Huawei – Report

Fifth member of intelligence-sharing group delays formal decision, effectively forcing Canadian operators to exclude Huawei 5G equipment

5 months ago

Bletchley Park Faces Funding Crisis, Prepares To Axe Staff

World war 2 code breaking centre is facing a funding crisis due to Coronavirus pandemic, with third of workforce being…

5 months ago

Personal Data Of 24 Million South Africans Exposed By Experian Breach

Oh dear. Fraudster is blamed for breach of credit agency Experian, which has exposed the personal data of 24 million…

5 months ago

Taiwan Blames China For Cyberattacks, Bans Chinese Apps

Hacking groups linked to the Chinese government responsible for attacking at least 10 government agencies, Taiwan alleges

5 months ago

Marriott International Sued In High Court Over Massive Data Breach

Hotel chain Marriott International is facing a class action lawsuit in London by millions of former guests, due to its…

5 months ago

Canon Suffers Ransomware Attack, With 10TB Of Data Stolen – Report

Report suggests Canon has been crippled with a ransomware attack with allegedly 10TB of data, including private databases, stolen

6 months ago

Teenager Pleads Not Guilty To Organising Twitter Hack

Not me, gov'nor. Florida-based teenager pleads not guilty to masterminding major hack of Twitter's internal systems for bitcoin scam

6 months ago

Liam Fox MP Hacked In Russian Operation

Liam Fox MP attacked by suspected Russian hackers who stole classified US-UK trade documents that were leaked ahead of general…

6 months ago

Garmin Paid Millions Of Dollars In Ransom After Attack – Report

American firm Garmin reportedly used a ransomware negotiation business, which in turn paid hackers a multi-million dollar ransom

6 months ago

Twitter Confirms Phone-based Spear Phishing Attack On Staff

Twitter confirms attack vector used by hackers on its staff, which successfully compromised internal systems for bitcoin scam

6 months ago

Garmin Obtained Ransomware Decrypt Key – Report

Did they pay and how much? Garmin regains control of its systems after obtaining ransomware decrypt key from Russian hackers

6 months ago