Fraud Hackers using carding bots to test stolen payment cards ahead of Black Friday

Online fraudsters are using carding bots on the checkout pages of e-commerce websites to test the validity of stolen payment …

Data leak 79% of health websites are sharing patient information with third parties

A vast majority of health websites are sharing sensitive medical information of people with technology companies such as Google, Facebook, …

Cyber security Government seeking feedback on the effectiveness of its National Cyber Security Strategy

The government recently launched a "Call for Evidence" as part of its review of cyber security initiatives and regulation to …

Fraud Fleeceware apps are charging subscription fees even post-installation

A report from Kaspersky Lab has highlighted how developers are introducing dozens of fleeceware apps on the Google Play Store, …

DDoS Labour Party website suffered two DDoS attacks on the same day

Two separate DDoS attacks struck the Labour Party's website on Tuesday, temporarily disrupting its operation but ultimately failing to take …

Cyber attack Labour Party targeted by cyber attack

A Labour Party spokeswoman announced today that the party's digital systems were targeted by a "sophisticated and large-scale cyber attack" …

Breach Check Point’s ZoneAlarm suffers data breach; 4,500 subscribers impacted

ZoneAlarm, a security firm owned by Check Point that offers security solutions to PC users worldwide, recently suffered an unauthorised …

Information Security Project Nightingale: Google collected data of millions of patients from hospitals & clinics

Google collected personal and health information belonging to tens of millions of patients across 21 states in the United States …

Breach University of Hertfordshire exposed students’ personal data in bulk email

In yet another instance of a lack of oversight resulting in the breach of personal data, names and email addresses …

Phishing New phishing scam targeting British Gas customers via email

British Gas customers are reportedly being targeted with phishing emails that seem to have been sent by the company but …

Phishing Phishing attacks impersonating PayPal jumped 70% in Q3 2019

PayPal emerged as the most-impersonated brand name by phishers in the third quarter of this year followed by Microsoft, Netflix, …

Cyber security Google introduces OpenTitan Silicon RoT for use in data centre servers

Google recently announced the launch of OpenTitan, an open-source silicon root of trust (RoT) project that can be adopted by …