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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

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

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

Most Hacked Passwords Revealed By NCSC

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

3 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

3 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…

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

China Accused In Norwegian Software Company Hack

The breach of corporate software maker Visma comes as Huawei faces increased pressure in the UK and elsewhere

3 years ago

China Arrests Two Canadians Following Detention Of Huawei CFO

An entrepreneur and a former diplomat have been taken into custody in China on suspicion of 'endangering national security', amidst…

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

Parliament Finds UK ‘Ill-Prepared’ For Critical Infrastructure Cyber-Threat

Government should appoint a cabinet-level cyber-security minister to take leadership instead of relying on ineffective market forces, report finds

3 years ago

Government Warns UK Telcos Over Huawei Involvement In 5G Networks

An ongoing security review launched in July could mean disruption to the UK's 5G supply chain, government tells telcos

3 years ago

Researchers Pin BA Hack On Notorious ‘Skimming’ Gang

The Magecart group modified site scripts to steal details directly from BA's site and app, even using a legitimate-looking security…

3 years ago

NCSC Warns ZTE Poses ‘Risk To UK National Security’

ZTE equipment should not be widely deployed in UK networks as it poses a 'risk of external interference'

4 years ago

Thousands Of Government Sites Hacked To Mine Cryptocurrency

The hack affected the ICO, the NHS and thousands of government and academic organisations in the UK, the US and…

4 years ago

NCSC Programme Blocks 30 Million Phishing Emails In One Month

The National Cyber Security Centre's 'Active Cyber Defence' strategy has blocked millions of scam emails imitating government addresses

4 years ago

NCSC To Revamp Cyber Risk Management Guidance

The National Cyber Security Centre said it will aim to present a 'toolbox' of approaches for different types of organisations…

4 years ago

GCHQ Head: Cyber Threats Now As Dangerous As Spying

GCHQ must become a cyber organisation and make the protection of the 'digital homeland' part of its core mission, Jeremy…

4 years ago

More Than 500 ‘Significant’ Attacks Reported To National Cybersecurity Centre

More than 1,000 cyber incidents were reported to the National Cyber Security Centre in its first year, including some affecting…

4 years ago

Researcher Finds Two ‘Serious’ Security Flaws In HMRC Website

Both of the bugs could have allowed an attacker to access or modify a user's tax details using specially crafted…

4 years ago

One In Ten Of UK’s Top Businesses ‘Unprepared’ For Cyber Attack

Government figures find one in ten FTSE 350 companies have no plan in place to deal with a cyber attack…

4 years ago

UK NCSC ‘Has Never’ Certified Kaspersky Lab Products But Has No Blacklist

UK National Cyber Security Centre says that just because it has never certified Kaspersky products, doesn't mean it has a…

5 years ago

Report: Hackers ‘Likely’ Compromised UK Energy Control Systems

A warning reportedly sent by the NCSC warns of attacks on British energy firms, following last month's hack of a…

5 years ago

North Korea Gets The Blame As True Scale Of WannaCry Attack Revealed

Investigations by Britain's NCSC back up previous claims regarding WannaCry origin

5 years ago

Germany Raises Cyber-Attack Warning Level Ahead Of Elections

Germany's cyber-security bureau said it has moved to a position of heightened readiness as the autumn's federal elections near

5 years ago

NCSC: Personal Gadgets At Risk From Ransomware

The NCSC and the NCA have warned that smartphones, televisions and fitness trackers are the next likely targets for ransomware…

5 years ago

Data Stolen From Singapore Military In ‘Carefully Planned’ Cyber Attack

The heist, which officials suggested may have been carried out by a nation-state, extracted only basic data on 850 government…

5 years ago