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Phishing Cyber criminals using Gov.uk and HMRC logos in new phishing campaign

Cyber criminals have set up phishing websites mimicking those of Gov.uk and HMRC to exploit the COVID-19 pandemic and lure …

Cyber attack UK Power Grid company Elexon targeted by hackers

British power grid company Elexon has announced that it recently suffered a cyberattack targeting its internal IT systems that locked …

Cyber warfare Government cybersecurity commission calls for international cooperation, resilience and retaliation

The global commons are under assault in cyberspace. Ransomware attacks, including North Korea’s WannaCry and Russia’s NotPetya, have disrupted vital medical services and …

Cyber security UK needs a Cyber Centre of Excellence for connected and autonomous vehicles

A new study has called for the setting up of a Cyber Centre of Excellence in the UK to govern …

Threats China trying to steal COVID-19-related research data, FBI alleges

Hackers affiliated to China are targeting U.S. organisations conducting COVID-19-related research to gain access to valuable intellectual property, and data …

Cyber security 94% of cybersecurity professionals more concerned about security in wake of COVID-19

According to the survey, 94% of cybersecurity professionals are more concerned about security now than before the COVID-19 pandemic. In …

Threats FBI and CISA reveal top ten vulnerabilities exploited by state-sponsored hackers

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have released a list of …

Cyber crime Popular cybercrime forum WeLeakData taken down by rival hackers

WeLeakData, a popular cyber crime website frequented by hackers, cybercriminals and crackers, was recently hacked into and personal information of …

Ransomware Fortune 500 healthcare firm Magellan suffers ransomware attack

Fortune 500 healthcare company Magellan Health Inc was recently targeted with a ransomware attack that compromised personal information stored in …

Employees 91% of UK workforce willing to work from home after pandemic ends

A recent survey has revealed that a vast majority of the UK workforce would prefer to continue to work from …

Ransomware REvil ransomware attack scalps personal data of global celebrities

A hacker group behind the REvil ransomware recently infiltrated the network of media and entertainment law firm Grubman Shire Meiselas …

Data leak Sheffield County’s ANPR system leaked 8.6m vehicle records online

The ANPR system (automatic number-plate recognition system) managed by Sheffield City Council was left exposed to the internet, thereby exposing …