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Amazon Alexa Recovers After Morning Outage

Alexa wake up alarm didn't work this morning? Smart lights didn't turn on? Outage of Alexa services in the UK…

16 mins ago

Government Backs Ad Campaign Against End-To-End Encryption

Public funds to used for government-backed advertising campaign against end-to-end encryption, but security experts argue against the move

3 days ago

UK Police Forces Seize £300m In Cryptocurrencies – Report

New Scientist investigation reveals British police have seized more than £300m in cryptocurrencies during criminal investigations

2 weeks ago

300 Spar Stores Impacted After Cyberattack On Supplier

Family run firm in Preston, Lancashire suffers cyberattack, which impacts tills and IT systems for 300 Spar convenience stores

2 months ago

Government PSTI Bill To Protect Consumer Tech From Cyber Threats

Ban on easy to guess default passwords, plus obligation on manufacturers to be transparent about cyber, included in new government…

2 months ago

Apple Sues NSO To ‘Curb Abuse Of State-Sponsored Spyware’

Tech giant Apple adds to growing pressure on NSO by filing a lawsuit against the surveillance specialist for targetting its…

2 months ago

ESET Finds Candiru Campaign On UK, Middle East Websites

One of the firms recently placed on the US trade blacklist has been found by ESET Research to have compromised…

2 months ago

Labour Party Member Data Compromised After Breach

'Cyber incident' for the UK's Labour Party sees 'significant quantity' of membership data, held by unidentified third party, being compromised

3 months ago

Tesco Website Hack Attempt: What We Know So Far

Tesco website and app back online, after hackers apparently attempted to 'intefere' with the supermarket's website and app

3 months ago

MoD Web Gaffe Exposes Special Forces Weapon Data

Secret data of enhanced weapons exposed in embarrassing cut-and-paste blunder, mirroring similar mistake in 2011 of data concerning nuclear submarines

3 months ago

Facebook Blames Configuration Change For Global Outage

Back online. Facebook confirms 'configuration change' for seven hour global outage that halt access to most of its services on…

4 months ago

Flaw With Apple Pay, Visa Uncovered By University Researchers

Researchers uncover flaw when Apple Pay linked to a Visa card is used for transportation payments on say the London…

4 months ago

New Zealand Banks, Post Offices Downed By DDoS Attack

Websites belonging to the national postal service and banks in New Zealand, have been knocked offline on Wednesday in an…

4 months ago

Home Addresses Of Gun Owners Leaked By Activist

Animal rights activist effectively publishes a map that reportedly shows the home addresses of thousands of UK gun owners

5 months ago

Poly Network Hacker Offered $500,000 To Return Stolen Tokens

Poly Network confirms it offered 'white hat hacker' who stole $611m in digital tokens, a $500,000 bug bounty to return…

5 months ago

Poly Network Hackers Return $258m, After Huge Cryptocurrency Heist

That still leaves $353m unaccounted for. Hackers return $258m to Poly Network, after stealing $611m worth of digital tokens

5 months ago

Hackers Steal $600m In Cryptocurrency Heist – Report

Crypto heist. Blockchain site Poly Network urges hackers to return stolen digital tokens after they exploited a vulnerability

5 months ago

Biden Warns Cyberattacks Could Lead To ‘Shooting War’

President Biden underscores the issue of ongoing cyberattacks, and admits they could cause a 'real shooting war' with a 'major…

6 months ago

Transnet Suffers Ransomware Attack, Halts Port Operations

State-run port operator Transnet has halted port operations in South Africa, after a cyberattack last week crippled IT systems

6 months ago

REvil Gang Websites Go Dark After Attacks

Websites for the criminal ransomware hackers linked to Russia suddenly disappeared on Tuesday, prompting takedown speculation

6 months ago

Kaseya Hackers Demand $70 Million Ransom

Number of organisations affected by damaging Kaseya ransomware attack grows from just 50, to roughly 1,500 businesses globally

7 months ago

EA Games Hacked, Source Code Stolen

Hackers compromise systems of Electronic Arts, and steal valuable source code to big name computer games, as well as internal…

7 months ago

Fastly Blames Global Outages On Software Bug

Global outage of major websites on Tuesday was caused when an expected customer change, triggered an undiscovered software bug

8 months ago

Major Websites Down After Global Outage

Major internet outage knocks oflline big name websites such as UK Government, Amazon, CNN, Bloomberg, Financial Times offline

8 months ago

Ten Hacking Groups Exploiting Microsoft Email Flaw, Warns ESET

Security specialist ESET warns that at least ten hacking groups are exploiting the flaw with Microsoft's mail server software to…

11 months ago

Malware Now Targets Apple’s M1 Processors

Apple security warning. Researcher discovers malware is now being rewritten to target Apple's inhouse designed M1 processors

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

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…

12 months ago

CES 2021: Ring Trials End-To-End Encryption In Smart Doorbells

Privacy move. Smart doorbell maker adds encryption to protect video streams after security scares

1 year ago

NEC Facial Recognition Works Despite Masks

NEC launches facial recognition system that can identify people, even if they are wearing masks to protect against Coronavirus

1 year ago