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News Ransomware attacks infect stored files at UCL and Ulster universities

A ransomware attack that infected and encrypted shared drives of 12 computers at University College London has been contained, the …

News WiMax router vulnerability lets hackers track customers’ internet activities

A number of WiMAX routers have been flagged for featuring vulnerabilities that may allow hackers to gain access to devices …

News Top 5 most notorious hacking groups in history

A number of hacking groups have gained notoriety in the last couple of decades thanks to their penchant for getting …

News Microsoft releases security patches for older versions of Windows to block ‘potential attacks’

Microsoft has released security patches for as many as 16 vulnerabilities that exist in older versions of Windows, citing potential …

News US workers more prone to identity theft than UK workers, researchers reveal

Workers in the United States are more vulnerable to identity theft compared to those in the UK, says a study …

News Worldwide spending on cyber-security to exceed $1 trillion by 2022

Worldwide spending on cybersecurity products and services may eclipse $1 trillion between 2017 and 2022, says a conglomerate of cyber-security …

News Putin calls Russian hackers ‘patriotically minded’ and ‘free-spirited’

Russian President Vladimir Putin has likened hackers to 'free-spirited artists' and says they are patriots eager to make their contribution. …

News This is what happens to your data after a breach

Cyber-thieves waste no time in exploiting stolen personal data following successful data breach attempts, notes a study conducted by the …

News Malware attacks behind 2016 Ukrainian power outage, researchers reveal

Researchers have discovered a potent malware that led to the Ukranian power crisis in December 2016 and have warned that …

News Ransomware that can infiltrate Macs uncovered by researchers

Researchers have discovered a ransomware that infects Macs and either encrypts or prevents access to users' files. The ransomware is …

News 3 key security features Google’s Android O operating system will incorporate

Google's Android O is expected to bring in several new security features to protect Android phones from future malware attacks. …

News 5 ways Windows 10 Creators update helps businesses tackle ransomware attacks

Microsoft recently announced that the Windows 10 Creators Update would provide businesses 'next-gen ransomware protection' to guard against future malware …