cyber attack

Gloucester City Council Confirms ‘Cyber Incident’

Council IT services hit by so called 'sleeper' malware, with media reports pointing the finger of blame at Russian hackers

6 days ago

Ukraine Suffers Massive Cyberattack, As Russia Increases Troop Buildup

Concern grows Russia is planning another military action in Ukraine, after a massive cyberattack on 70 government websites

2 weeks ago

Iran Blames Nation State For Cyberattack on Petrol Stations

Petrol distribution network in Iran has reportedly been paralysed after a cyberattack, which some officials have alleged came from a…

3 months ago

UK To Base Its ‘National Cyber Force’ In Lancashire

Cyber offensive operation of the UK government to be based somewhere in Lancashire, to tackle tackle hostile nation states and…

4 months ago

AUKUS Security Alliance Will Include Cybersecurity, AI, Quantum

In addition to the US and UK sharing their nuclear propulsion technology with Australia, cyber security is to be included

4 months ago

European Commission Plans Joint Cyber Unit

European authorities propose a joint cyber unit to tackle large-scale security incidents, with European nations sharing their cyber expertise and…

7 months ago

UK Reserves Nuclear Strike Response For ‘Emerging Technologies’ Attack

The UK Integrated Defence Review includes subtle change about when it may use nuclear weapons if attacked by 'emerging technologies'

10 months ago

Government Warns Nurseries Over Elevated Cyber-Risk

Government's NCSC warns early years education and childcare providers of increased cyber-attack risk and provides tips on securing devices and…

11 months ago

Hacker Attempts To Poison US City Water Supply

Real world risk to people's health from hackers demonstrated, after cyber attack attempted to poison water supply for an entire…

12 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…

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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…

1 year 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…

1 year 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

1 year ago

Garmin Reportedly Victim Of Ransomware Attack

Ransomware attack has reportedly crippled internal systems at Garmin, although company only confirms 'outage' of services

2 years ago

UK Top Cyber Target For Russian Hackers

Russia has been conducting a long-running cyber and interference campaign against the UK, and Government is still playing catch up,…

2 years ago

Coronavirus: Russian Hackers Attack Vaccine Researchers

British and Western intelligence services are warning Russia's APT29 hacking group is targetting Covid-19 vaccine researchers

2 years ago

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…

2 years 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 years 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 years ago

EasyJet Hack: Security Expert Reactions

Beware the phishing scams warn experts, as the hack of easyJet make available more valuable personal information on the dark…

2 years ago

EasyJet Admits Hack From ‘Highly Sophisticated Source’

Personal information of 9 million customers accessed in a “highly sophisticated” cyber-attack, which saw the credit card details of 2,200…

2 years ago

Germany Issues Arrest Warrant For Russian Hacker Of Bundestag

GRU Officer Dmitry Badin, who is also wanted in the US for hacking Hillary Clinton's emails, is now wanted by…

2 years ago

Coronavirus: Government Grants GCHQ Access To NHS IT

Fresh twist in privacy debate surrounding Covid-19 tracing app, after government reportedly grants GCHQ access to security data of NHS…

2 years ago

Mexico’s Economy Ministry Suffers Cyber-attack At Weekend

Mexican government department detected a cyber-attack on some of its servers on Sunday, but insists sensitive data was not compromised

2 years ago

Council Staff Revert To Pen And Paper Following ‘Cyber-Attack’

Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council online services offline for more than a week following incident that experts call a likely…

2 years ago

Office Cleaners Pose Cyber Risk, Police Warn

Criminal gangs are planting “sleepers” in cleaning firms so they can access corporate IT systems, British police have warned

2 years ago

Austrian Foreign Ministry Hit By ‘Serious’ Cyber-Attack

Ongoing incident could last several days, experts warn, following European Union measures to crack down on state-sponsored cyber-disruption

2 years ago