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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…

3 days 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

2 weeks ago

NCSC Head Says Russia Remains UK’s Most Acute Cyber Threat

Russia remains the UK's most acute cyber threat and the source of most ransomware attacks, says head of National Cyber…

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

Ireland Tests Decrypt Tool After ‘Catastrophic’ Ransomware Attack

Tool being tested after 'stomach-churning' ransomware attack that crippled Ireland's health IT systems during Coroavirus pandemic

6 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…

6 months ago

Foreign Secretary Warns Russia About Ransomware Attacks

Dominic Raab warns Russia it cannot continue to shelter criminal gangs carrying out ransomware attacks on Western nations

7 months ago

Action Urged Over Ransomware ‘National Security Threat’

International coalition urges coordinated, government-led strategies for dealing with ransomware as hospitals, public services targeted

7 months ago

Government Warns Nurseries Over Elevated Cyber-Risk

Government's NCSC warns early years education and childcare providers of increased cyber-attack risk and provides tips on securing devices and…

9 months ago

Hackney Council Hackers Post Stolen Documents

New low... Ransomware gang publishes sensitive documents online, after crippling Hackney Council systems in October last year

11 months ago

NCSC Probes UK Fallout Of Massive Hacking Campaign

UK authorities investigate impact on British public and private-sector organisations from allegedly Russian cyber-espionage attack that went on for months

11 months ago

World’s Worse Passwords Revealed By NordPass

Oh dear, Despite persistent cyber threats, research from NordPass reveals the most commonly used password is still '123456'

1 year 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

Focus On Cyber Defence Rather Than Cyber Attack – Former NCSC Head

'Don't weaponise the net'. Former head of UK's NCSC urges governments to focus on cyber defence than cyber offensive capabilities

1 year ago

NCSC Report Reveals Scale Of Coronavirus Cyber Threats

British online defender outlines what cyber threats it has encountered over past year, with Covid-19 featuring prominently

1 year ago

US DoJ Charges Six Russian GRU Officers For Cyberattacks

Hackers also targeted this year's delayed Olympic Games in Tokyo says UK, as the US DoJ charges six Russian military…

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

Government ‘Planning Removal’ Of Huawei 5G Equipment

Government said to be considering dramatic reversal of earlier 5G plans on new security advice from NCSC, but Huawei calls…

1 year ago

NCSC Warns Mobile Operators To Stock Up On Huawei Parts

Security officials warn operators that Huawei may be unable to continue to provide gear following 'escalating US action' against the…

1 year ago

Huawei Touts ‘Commitment’ To UK 5G Amidst Review

Huawei says UK's 'own interests' at stake in decision on whether to allow it to help build 5G networks, warning…

1 year ago

Coronavirus: NHS Contact Tracing App Has Flaws, Aussie Researchers Warn

Security flaws in the NHS coronavirus contact-tracing app could pose risk to user privacy, as the NCSC promises to fix…

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: NCSC Takedown Of Hundreds Of Scam Covid-19 Shops

UK cyber defender NCSC takes down 2,000 Coronavirus scams last month - launches ‘cyber aware’ campaign to mitigate threats

2 years ago

Coronavirus: UK, US Warn Hackers Are Exploiting Pandemic

Cybersecurity officials in the UK and US are warning that state-backed hackers and criminals are taking advantage of the Coronavirus…

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

Council Staff Revert To Pen And Paper Following ‘Cyber-Attack’

Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council online services offline for more than a week following incident that experts call a likely…

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