cyber-attacks

Ransomware Hackers Get Paid By Another US City

Another US city opts to hand over hundreds of thousands dollars to hackers after ransomware attack

1 year ago

ASCO Sends Workers Home After Ransomware Attack

Aeroplane parts manufacturer sends home 1,000 of 1,400 workers after being crippled by ransomware

1 year ago

UK ‘Particularly Vulnerable’ To Cyber Attack, MPs Warn

Public Accounts Committee report warns that the UK is extremely vulnerable due to its advanced digital economy

1 year ago

Most US, UK Firms Admit Major Security Breach In Past Two Years

Unprepared businesses...alarming scale of security breaches at US and UK firms revealed in new report from 1E

2 years ago

Iran Conducted Cyber Attacks On UK Infrastructure – Report

Cyber attacks that targetted UK infrastructure in December were conducted by Iran, says media report

2 years ago

Industrial Control Systems Suffer Rising Cyberattacks – Kaspersky Lab

Almost one in two industrial computers worldwide subjected to malicious cyber activity, Kaspersky Lab warns

2 years ago

Asus Servers Hijacked To Push Malware To Customers

Taiwanese PC maker pushes malware out to customers via automatic software update tool

2 years ago

US Newspapers Hit By Cyber-Attack

Printing and distribution of major US newspapers disrupted at the weekend after cyber-attack

2 years ago

Iran: New Cyber-Attacks Target Telecoms, Nuclear Infrastructure

Meanwhile, former US intelligence officials claim Iran and China killed dozens of spies following a 'catastrophic' cyber-communications lapse

2 years ago

National Cyber Security Centre Reveals Scale Of Cyber Attacks

Two year since its launch, NCSC helped the UK against almost 1,200 cyber attacks, most carried out by hostile nation…

2 years ago

Tesco Bank Fined £16.4m By Regulator Over 2016 Cyber-Attack

That's gonna sting. Tesco's banking division has been slapped with a £16.4m fine for customer account breach

2 years ago

Bristol Airport Admits Cyber Attack Impacted Flight Display Screens

Ransomware attack took down flight display screens for two days, Bristol Airport admits

2 years ago

University Cyber Attacks Down To Students, Staff

Inside job? Cyber criminals not responsible for hacks of universities and colleges, study suggests

2 years ago

Ransomware Attack Cripples Cosco Shipping Network – Report

US network of shipping giant taken down after suffering an apparent ransomware attack

2 years ago

FBI Seizes Domain To Thwart VPNFilter Attack On Ukraine

DDoS denial. Feds seize control of domain that communicates with home routers infected with malware

3 years ago

Government Implements Tough Rules To Protect Critical Infrastructure

New rules come into force and mean critical infrastructure providers must implement "robust safeguards" against cyber attack or face stiff…

3 years ago

Germany Blames Russia For Foreign Ministry Cyber Attack

Russia has to change its behaviour after unacceptable actions, including cyber attack on German foreign ministry

3 years ago

Britain Launches Cyber Attack Against ISIL Terrorists

Cyber offensive...UK conducts major offensive cyber-campaign" against the Islamic State group

3 years ago

Cyber-Attack Now Largest Threat For Swiss Banks

Swiss watchdog FINMA warn that cyber-attacks now pose the biggest risk facing banks in Switzerland

3 years ago

US Lacks Co-ordination Against Russian Cyber Aggression, Admits Top General

Washington lacks 'effective' co-ordination against Russian cyber attacks, says NATO Supreme Commander

3 years ago

Olympic Destroyer Malware Used False Flags – Kaspersky Lab

Malware that disrupted the Winter Olympic games was disguised to look as if the attack had come from the usual…

3 years ago

Russian Report Reveals £4.2m Stolen In Attack On SWIFT

Criminals made off with a tidy sum of money after a fraudulent wire-transfer request on SWIFT

3 years ago

UK Officially Blames Russia Military For NotPetya Ransomware

Defence Secretary says Russia is "ripping up the rule book" as he places blame for recent ransomware attack on Putin's…

3 years ago

Nissan Canada Admits Huge Data Breach

Over one million customers’ data has been exposed in Canada including addresses and financial information

3 years ago

UK’s Offensive Cyber Warfare Ability ‘More Than Doubles’

GCHQ has "over-achieved" in building up its offensive cyber-capabilities, official report finds

3 years ago

US Blames North Korea For WannaCry Attack

United States now joins the UK in officially blaming North Korea for WannaCry ransomware attack

3 years ago

Airbus Security Boss Talks Tackling Today’s And Tomorrow’s Cyber Threats

INTERVIEW: Ian Goslin, head of UK cyber security at Airbus discusses how to protect critical infrastructure and being ready for…

3 years ago

Insider Threat ‘Contributes’ To Growing Number Of Critical Infrastructure Attacks

IBM X-Force researchers find hackers are increasingly exploiting insiders for attacks on industrial control systems

3 years ago

Dragonfly Hackers ‘Could Plunge Europe Into Darkness’

Power outages...Hacker group has infiltrated energy firms and could turn off the lights across continent, according to Symantec

3 years ago