GCHQ

NCSC Warns Of ‘Living Off The Land’ Attacks Against Critical Infrastructure

“Living off the land” attacks, where hackers are camouflaged within internal networks, pose national security risk for critical infrastructure

3 months ago

UK’s National Cyber Force Outlines ‘Responsible’ Cyber Operations

Agency that carries out offensive cyber operations for the UK, reveals it is engaged against Russian, Chinese and other nation-state…

1 year ago

Scottish MP Admits Hack Of Personal Email, After NCSC Warning

SNP MP Stewart McDonald says he was hacked last month and his email system compromised, with suspicion pointed at Russia

1 year ago

GCHQ Boss Jeremy Fleming Warns Of China Tech Threat

No real threat from TikTok says GCHQ boss, but there is real concern over China's digital currencies and its Beidou…

2 years ago

NCSC Warns Of Russian Cyber Retaliation Against Critical Infrastructure

UK's NCSC, alongside 'five eye' partners, warns Russia could target critical infrastructure because of sanctions and military support for Ukraine

2 years ago

NCSC Issues Fresh Call To Bolster Online Defences

Russia's further violation of Ukraine's territorial integrity prompts a fresh warning from UK's cyber defence agency, NCSC

2 years ago

Government Unveils National Cyber Strategy To Protect UK Plc

Deteriorating online threat landscape sees Government develop a national cyber strategy to ensure UK maintains position as global cyber power

2 years ago

MI6 Boss Calls For Greater Co-operation With Tech Sector

New head of MI6 calls for partnerships with tech industry, as rival nations continue to “pour money” into new technologies

2 years ago

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 years 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…

3 years 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…

3 years 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…

3 years 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…

3 years 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…

3 years 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

4 years 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…

4 years 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 years 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…

4 years 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…

4 years 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…

4 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'

4 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…

4 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

4 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

4 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…

4 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

5 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

5 years ago

Tech Firms Oppose GCHQ ‘Ghost’ Encryption Proposal

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

5 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

5 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

5 years ago