GCHQ

Covid Research Remains Prime Target For Cyberattacks – NCSC

Latest review of the UK's cyber landscape reveals record number of cyberattacks, with Covid vaccine research remaining a prime target

3 weeks ago

Amazon Web Services Wins Contract From UK Intelligence Agencies

American cloud giant Amazon Web Services wins contract to host the UK's most sensitive national security data, but Labour wants…

1 month 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…

2 months ago

UK NCSC, US Agencies, Warn Of Russian Cyber Campaign

America's NSA, CISA, FBI, alongside the United Kingdom's NCSC have warned about an ongoing brute force campaign by Russia's GRU…

5 months ago

Former NCSC Head Dismantles Russia’s SolarWinds Claim

Director of Russia’s SVR said the West was actually behind SolarWinds hack, but NCSC's former boss Ciaran Martin dismantles that…

7 months ago

GCHQ Boss: West Faces Tech ‘Moment Of Reckoning’

UK must invest in skills and ensure China does not take control of key technologies such as networking and quantum…

8 months ago

UK To Create National Cyber Force, Amid £16.5bn Defence Rise

UK's biggest defence investment since Cold War, to combine cyber operations of UK military and intelligence in one unified command

1 year ago

Oversight Board Again Flags Huawei Security Concerns

British security officials have again raised concerns about Huawei equipment and said only 'limited assurance' could be given to long-term…

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

Hackers Nearly Stole £1 Million From Premiership Football Club

NCSC report reveals how defences of UK sport sector are being tested by cyber attackers, as one football club nearly…

1 year ago

Police ‘Crack’ EncroChat Encryption, Resulting In Hundreds Of Arrests

Organised crime around Europe has been dealt a huge blow after authorities cracked the encryption of a messaging system used…

1 year ago

VE Day 2020: Bletchley Park Reveals Last Decoded Nazi Message

Final encrypted message sent by Nazi military unit in the final days of the Second War World in Europe has…

2 years ago

Coronavirus: Hackers Targetting Covid-19 Research Organisations

US and UK cyber officials warn of 'malicious cyber campaigns targeting organisations involved in the Coronavirus response'

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

Spies Urged To Adopt AI To Counter Augmented Threats

UK's intelligence agencies must use artificial intelligence to repel increasingly sophisticated cyber-attacks and disinformation campaigns, finds study

2 years ago

NCSC Issues Warning About Smart Camera, Baby Monitors

Internet of things security. 'Smart' security camera including baby monitors, need to be properly setup to avoid issues, warns NCSC

2 years ago

UK Readies ‘National Cyber Force’ To Tackle Terrorists, Hostile Nations

Specialist 'National Cyber Force' for the United Kingdom to be launched in the spring to tackle hostile nation states and…

2 years ago

NCSC Points To National Security Threats From Russia, China

Russia, China, Iran and North Korea pose 'strategic national security threats to the UK', boss of NCSC warns

2 years ago

Intelligence Agencies Warn Of Flaw With VPN Products

Both the US NSA and UK NCSC warn hackers are actively exploiting vulnerabilities in VPN products

2 years ago

Tech Firms Oppose GCHQ ‘Ghost’ Encryption Proposal

Apple, Google, Microsoft signal opposition to GCHQ proposal to eavesdrop on encrypted messages

3 years ago

NCSC Won’t Automatically Share Breach Info With Watchdog

Not a snitch. GQHC agency promises not to share breach information with watchdog unless victim gives permission

3 years ago

GCHQ To Work With Banks To Thwart Fraud, Cyber Attacks

British intelligence joins the fight against bank fraud and cyber attacks as it seeks to work more closely with businesses

3 years ago

RSA Conference VC Event Showcases Early-Stage Security Start-Ups

Products competing for funding at the RSA Conference event in March build on blockchain, AI and Kubernetes technologies

3 years ago

UK Not To Ban Huawei Kit – Report

The risk of using Huawei in 5G networks can be managed, the National Cyber Security Centre says

3 years ago

Name And Shame Firms With Poor Cybersecurity

Academic report argues businesses with poor cyber security should be publicly named and shamed

3 years ago

GCHQ Warns Brits Of Black Friday Cybercrime

Issues top tips to help Brits avoid being a victim of cyber-crime over the Black Friday period

3 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…

3 years ago

Government Planning New Offensive Cyber-War Unit

The proposal would expand the UK's existing offensive cyber capabilities fourfold, with funding in the hundreds of millions of pounds

3 years ago

GCHQ Snooping Deemed Unlawful By Watchdog

Surveillance watchdog rules GCHQ bulk data collection is unlawful, but says no evidence that agency misused the system

3 years ago