NCSC

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…

4 weeks ago

Hackney Council Hackers Post Stolen Documents

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

3 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

4 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'

5 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

5 months 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

5 months 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

5 months 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…

6 months 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…

7 months 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…

7 months 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…

9 months 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…

9 months 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…

10 months 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…

10 months 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…

11 months 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'

11 months 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

12 months 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…

1 year 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

1 year 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…

1 year 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

1 year 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

Destructive Cyber-Attacks Double In First Half Of 2019

Attacks seeking to wreak havoc on targets' systems have risen sharply, with the manufacturing sector accounting for half of all…

2 years ago

Cyber-Security Watchdog Foils Airport Fraud Scheme

NCSC security agency stops phishing scams and helps reduce online fraud impersonating HMRC as part of 'active' cyber defence programme

2 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

2 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

2 years ago

Most Hacked Passwords Revealed By NCSC

Riskiest passwords to use revealed by UK cybersecurity agency, includes "123456" and "password"

2 years ago

NCSC Expert Calls Huawei Security ‘Very, Very Shoddy’

Huawei gear could be banned from Westminster over 'poor' engineering practices, says NCSC technical director

2 years ago

NCSC Chief Says Huawei 5G Risk Can Be Mitigated

Ciaran Martin says UK's mitigation strategy for Huawe 'works', in the face of US pressure to ban the company on…

2 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

2 years ago