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Breach Hackers selling PII of 3.6m MobiFriends users on dark web forums

Personal information of over 3.6 million users of Android dating app MobiFriends has been put up for sale on Dark …

Training Homeworkers wait for protection: 73% of employees have not received remote working cybersecurity guidance

According to a recent Kaspersky report, How COVID-19 changed the way people work, three-in-four (73%) employees working from home have …

Apps UK coronavirus app expert verdict: strong privacy protection and added benefits

The UK has started trialling an app to help contain the spread of COVID-19 by alerting people if they have come into …

Cyber security 86% of firms facing network security disruptions since switching to remote work

A vast majority of organisations in Europe and the United States have been facing network security disruptions since they switched …

Cyber security Microsoft dares hackers with $100,000 bug bounty challenge

Microsoft recently announced its Azure Sphere Research Challenge, offering white hat security researchers up to $100,000 if they can find …

Cyber skills Government’s CyberLand and CyberStart games to help teens learn cyber skills

The National Crime Agency has partnered with nonprofit Cyber Security Challenge UK to offer free cyber skills training to 12-18 …

Phishing Citizens flagged over 160,000 suspicious emails to NCSC in two weeks

The National Cyber Security Centre's new Suspicious Email Reporting Service is beginning to pay off as far as fighting cyber …

Financial services Financial services organisations increasingly prone to authentication and DDoS attacks

Financial services organisations have experienced a significant increase in the number of authentication and distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks …

Employees 70% of UK businesses implement multi-factor authentication to secure remote workers during Covid-19 crisis

Over two thirds (70 per cent) of British businesses are using multi-factor authentication (MFA) and a virtual private network (VPN) …

Ransomware Snake ransomware attack disrupts operations at hospital chain Fresenius Group

A major ransomware attack has disrupted operations at Germany-based Fresenius Group, Europe's largest private hospital operator whose dialysis products and …

Cyber crime InfinityBlack hacker group that sold login credentials taken down in Europe

Law enforcement authorities in Poland and Switzerland recently knocked out the InfinityBlack hacker group that was involved in fraud, distribution …

Vulnerability Exploits, vulnerabilities and threat adaptation during the COVID-19 pandemic

Vulnerabilities and exploits are critical in all security domains, but especially now, during the COVID-19 pandemic, where malicious actors are …