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New Zealand Calls In Spy Agency To Deal With Exchange Attacks

New Zealand has called in its GCSB intelligence agency to work with the country's stock exchange after denial-of-service attacks continued…

1 year ago

Bognor Regis Man Arrested Over Major Twitter Hack

Man arrested in Bognor Regis along with two others in Florida over hack that compromised dozens of prominent Twitter accounts…

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

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,…

1 year ago

Popular Maths Site Investigates ‘Potential Data Compromise’

Students and children at risk as more than 25 million account credentials allegedly stolen from Mathway offered for sale online

1 year ago

Is Home Your Business’s New Network Security Perimeter?

Post COVID-19 could see many businesses permanently using home-based working as the norm for their enterprises. With annual reports stating…

1 year ago

Celebrity Law Firm Hackers Double Ransom Demand

Hackers demand $42m from New York law firm that represents Lady Gaga, U2, Jessica Simpson and others – and promises…

1 year ago

FBI Accuses China-linked Hackers Of Attacking Coronavirus Researchers

The FBI and Department of Homeland Security say China-linked hackers are attacking US firms carrying out Covid-19 research

1 year ago

Number Of ‘Hacked’ UK Networks Soars As Staff Work From Home

Coronavirus lockdown sees malicious activity on organisational networks triple in the UK and double in the US as staff move…

1 year ago

Coronavirus: Cyber Experts Team Up To Battle Covid-19 Related Hacking

Taking on the criminals using the Coronavirus pandemic to carry out hacking, group of 400 cyber-security experts is established

2 years ago

Hackers Use Coronavirus Scare To Attack Government Systems

Attack groups make use of chaos around coronavirus to target organisations in Mongolia, South Korea, Ukraine, Vietnam and elsewhere

2 years ago

Virgin Media Breach ‘Disclosed Sensitive Data’

Exposed Virgin Media database links user details to requests to unblock pornographic and gambling sites, exposing customers to extortion attempts

2 years ago

IOTA Cryptocurrency Still Offline Following Heists

IOTA fixes bug in desktop cryptocurrency wallet after crooks make off with more than $1m, but network has remained offline…

2 years ago

Officials Blame Turkey For Cyber-Attacks

Turkish government likely to be behind ongoing campaign of DNS hijacking incidents targeting rival countries, Western officials say

2 years ago

Two Arrested Over Site Offering 12 Billion Hacked User Records

Arrests in Netherlands and Northern Ireland as FBI seizes WeLeakInfo.com, which offered index of 10,000 data breaches for as little…

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

Amazon Hit By Potential Class-Action Lawsuit Over Ring Security Issues

Lawsuit accuses Amazon and Ring of failing to provide adequate protection against cyber-attacks amidst rash of security incidents

2 years ago

Transport For London Locks Oyster, Contactless Accounts As ‘Precaution’

Users must reset online passwords after Oyster accounts maliciously accessed over the summer, but in the meantime cards can still…

2 years ago

OnePlus Hit By Fresh Cyber-Attack

Hackers make off with customers' personal details in second online attack to affect Chinese smartphone maker in two years

2 years ago

Labour Party Claims It Was Hit By Large-Scale Cyberattack

Weeks before the general election, the Labour Party claims its systems have been subjected to a cyberattack

2 years ago

Russian Cyber-Spies ‘Hijacked Iranian Attack Infrastructure’

Turla hacking group carried out at least 20 successful cyber-raids around the world using Iranian attack tools, NCSC says

2 years ago

Kolkata Police Shut Down Scam Call Centres

Fraudsters convinced Devon man his computer had been taken over by a Russian criminal involved in trafficking guns, ammunition and…

2 years ago

Programmer Hacks Ransomware Crooks, Releases Decryption Keys

German developer releases thousands of decryption keys for Muhstik ransomware after being forced to pay out £600 to decrypt his…

2 years ago

Police Auction £240,000 Of TalkTalk Hacker’s Cryptocurrency

Police sell off cryptocurrency seized from TalkTalk hacker Elliott Gunton, in a case that is the first of its kind…

2 years ago

Targeted Cyber-Attacks Hit Transportation Firms

Palo Alto Networks' Unit 42 finds previously unknown tools used in attacks on transportation and shipping firms in Kuwait

2 years ago

Hacker Group Looks To Gain Control Over Vulnerable WordPress Sites

Attack that began in July takes on new form as hackers begin creating rogue administrator accounts on unpatched sites

2 years ago

Hackers Take Over Jack Dorsey’s Twitter Account

The account was used to broadcast offensive messages to more than four million followers following a hack of Dorsey's mobile…

2 years ago

Court Orders Jailed Hacker’s Seized Bitcoin To Be Sold To Pay Victims

Nearly £1m in Bitcoin taken from imprisoned hacker Grant West is to be sold to compensate victims, in a first-of-its-kind…

2 years ago

Capital One Hack Suspect Ordered To Remain In Prison

Seattle resident seen as presenting a flight risk and a threat to herself and others following breach that affected 106…

2 years ago

UK Teen Sentenced For Hacking, Selling Personal Data

Norwich 19-year-old found to have made hundreds of thousands of pounds in Bitcoin from selling compromised personal data and on-demand…

2 years ago