security

Millions Of Sky Routers Left Vulnerable To Attack For Months

Sky routers left vulnerable to traffic-hijacking flaw for more than a year as company claims challenges in patch rollout process

1 week ago

Investors Sue SolarWinds Directors Over Security Breach

Group of investors sues SolarWinds directors over massive 2020 security breach, as Microsoft warns Russian hackers ramping up attacks on…

3 weeks ago

Know your Enemy: How to Deal with Cyber Extortion

Experts from Link11, Police Crime Prevention Initiatives (PCPI) and Berkeley Rowe International Lawyers, dive deep into the cyber threats that…

1 month ago

REvil Hacking Gang Forced Offline In Multi-Country Operation

Law enforcement and intelligence agencies in the US and partner countries hack REvil's infrastructure and force notorious ransomware gang offline

1 month ago

Twitch Warns Over Source Code Breach

Gameplay streaming service Twitch says massive breach earlier this month mainly affected confidential source code, with 'minimal' effect on end-users

1 month ago

US-Led International Group Takes Aim At Ransomware Gangs

US to meet with 30 countries this month to form Counter-Ransomware Initiative as attacks threaten to destabilise US food and…

2 months ago

Lithuania Seeks To Ban ‘Untrustworthy’ Smartphones Amidst China Row

Lithuania's Defence Ministry reportedly drafting legislation that could ban public institutions from purchasing Chinese-made smartphones

2 months ago

US Sanctions ‘Aim To Cut Off Hackers’ Access’ To Cryptocurrency

US Treasury Department reportedly planning sanctions against cryptocurrency platforms that facilitate ransomware payments in latest anti-hacking move

2 months ago

US Financial Regulator ‘Carrying Out Massive SolarWinds Probe’

Many US companies are reportedly concerned they could be exposed to liability after Securities and Exchange Commission requests breach data

3 months ago

Apple Delays Plans To Scan iPhone Images

Apple delays plans to roll out image-scanning technology on iPhones to search for child-abuse images before material is uploaded to…

3 months ago

US States Set To Roll Out Apple’s Digital ID System

Eight US states set to offer and accept digital IDs via Wallet app on Apple iPhones, as civil liberties advocates…

3 months ago

US Lawmakers Express Concern Over Amazon One Palm Scanner

US senators query Amazon over security of biometric data from Amazon One palm-scanning system, and how company plans to use…

4 months ago

Insider Leaks Data From Conti Ransomware Group

Disgruntled affiliate from Conti gang's ransomware service leaks valuable technical details and instruction manuals, amidst battle against malware groups

4 months ago

Thousands Of Records Stolen From Gun Seller’s Database

Gun owners' groups urge caution after names and addresses of 100,000 customers stolen from popular gun site and post details…

4 months ago

US Adds Russian Cybersecurity Firms To Trade Blacklist

US Commerce Department places Russian IT security companies on trade blacklist over alleged links to spy services amidst series of…

4 months ago

SolarWinds Hackers Steal Microsoft Customer Data

Nation-state backed SolarWinds hackers stole 'basic' data on some Microsoft customers after hacking customer-support system in May

5 months ago

Hackers Use Cracked Games To Make Crypto-Millions

Malware found in cracked versions of popular games such as NBA 2K19, Grand Theft Auto V and Far Cry 5…

5 months ago

Data Breach Affects 3.3m Volkswagen, Audi Customers

Personal data on more than 3.3m Volkswagen and Audi customers in North America compromised after vendor leaves information unsecured for…

6 months ago

Users Warned Over WhatsApp Account Hijack Scams

Users are continuing to fall for scams that allow hackers to take over their WhatsApp accounts or trick them into…

6 months ago

US Proposes $750m For Federal SolarWinds Response

Budget proposed by US president Joe Biden includes $750m for federal agencies affected by SolarWinds attack to improve cybersecurity infrastructure

6 months ago

Experts Call For Coordinated Response To Cyber-Attacks

International law-enforcement and cyber-security groups call lack of coordination a 'ticking time-bomb' affecting globalised supply chains

6 months ago

Android ‘Exposes’ Covid-19 Contact Tracing Data

Android devices expose contact tracing data to hundreds of third-party apps, finds analysis of 'privacy-first' Apple-Google framework

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

Malware From Google Play Store Infects 700,000 Users

Etinu malware bypasses Google's security protections, infects 700,000 Android users to make unauthorised purchases before being removed

7 months ago

Massive ‘Parcel Delivery’ SMS Scam Campaign Hits UK

Millions of scam text messages hit UK mobile phones pretending to be from parcel delivery firms, but in reality spreading…

7 months ago

AI Security Firm Darktrace Plans London IPO

Darktrace, a pioneer in applying artificial intelligence techniques to cyber-security, makes first major London IPO bid following Deliveroo flop

8 months ago

FBI Arrest Man Over ‘Plot To Blow Up Internet’

Texas man allegedly sought to 'kill off about 70 percent of the internet' to deal blow to 'oligarchy' by blowing…

8 months ago

Software Glitch Led To ‘Serious’ Tui Flight Incident

Investigators find 'simple' software problem due to language difference led to flight being more than one tonne heavier than expected

8 months ago

Ransomware Cuts Off 37,000 Students’ Emails

Harris Federation shuts down email access for 50 London academies after ransomware incident, as wave of cyber-attacks hits UK education…

8 months ago

‘Half’ Of Exchange Servers Left Unpatched As Attacks Continue

Only half of Exchange servers have been patched so far, security firm estimates, as it detects tens of thousands of…

8 months ago