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News 20% of PCs used by the Greater Manchester Police running Windows XP

As many as 1,518 PCs, or one in every five PCs, used by the Greater Manchester Police in July were …

News Government’s request for encryption backdoor rejected by WhatsApp

WhatsApp recently declined a government request to gain access to encrypted messages that could help the government track those who …

News ‘Encrypted’ malware bypasses Android Play Store detection, cons millions

A malware variant dubbed “ExpensiveWall” infected up to 4.2 million smartphone users and charged their accounts for fake services without …

News Equifax update: Chiefs step down, 400,000 Brits affected

Following a massive data breach that took place earlier this month, Equifax' CIO and CSO have stepped down from their …

News Worried about online safety? Don’t Google Craig David

Searching for the latest tracks from your favourite artists on the web could render your device vulnerable to spyware and …

News CCleaner hijacked by hackers to download malware on 4m PCs worldwide

Unnamed hackers infected up to 4 million PC users after they hijacked CCleaner, a popular software used for optimising system …

News Holyrood officials suspect China of being behind cyber attack on Scottish Parliament

Senior Holyrood officials are suspecting China of being behind a powerful cyber attack on the Scottish Parliament in August. The …

News Cruise ships vulnerable to ransomware, fraud and physical damage, warns Govt

The government has warned that poor cyber security of digital and communications technologies in cruise ships could render them vulnerable …

News Data Protection Bill: All you need to know

By Rocio de la Cruz, Principal Associate at Gowling WLG New Data Protection Bill on the Block The new Data Protection …

News Pippa Middleton hacker faces jail for iCloud blackmail & fraud

A fraudster who hacked into Pippa Middleton's iCloud account and stole 3,000 pictures of her and her relatives is now …

News Vevo hacked! 13.12TB of internal files made public!!

Online video service Vevo became the latest victim of a major data breach after hackers infiltrated its servers by conducting …

News Over half of local authorities do not have a cyber security strategy in place

Over half of local authorities in the UK do not have a cyber security strategy in place to counter cyber …