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News Energy firms beware! There’s nothing Dragonfly wouldn’t do to breach your networks

Symantec has warned that a hacker group known as Dragonfly is using every practical trick in the trade to infiltrate …

News Hackers targeting UK universities to steal valuable research and IPR data

Hacker groups are constantly bombarding British universities with cyber-attacks to steal valuable material on intellectual property and disruptive technologies. Universities …

News Suspected DDoS attack shuts down dozens of torrent sites

Several torrent sites crashed last week after they experienced higher than expected traffic as well as a suspected DDoS attack …

News Hackers targeting students with phishing emails to steal personal information

Hackers are masquerading as the Student Loan Company to obtain sensitive and personal information from unsuspecting students in a major …

News Cryptocurrencies suffering meltdown following China’s ban on ICOs

Popular cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Etherium saw steep falls in their values on Monday after China announced a ban on …

News Hackers using Facebook malware to infect devices and steal login credentials

Security researchers David Jacoby from Kaspersky Labs and Frans Rosén from Detectify have uncovered a Multi Platform Facebook malware that …

News Librem 5 to offer unmatched privacy and security to smartphone users

Purism, a San Francisco-based technology company, is set to launch Librem 5, a new smartphone that will incorporate several privacy …

News What are gift card scams and how businesses can stop them?

In August, supermarket chain Lidl had to deal with hundreds of customers who contacted it to claim £45 print-at-home gift …

News Hacker accused of launching DDoS attacks on Lloyds and Barclays extradited from Germany

A British hacker who launched DDoS attacks using a Mirai botnet on Lloyds, Halifax, Bank of Scotland and Barclays banks …

News Hackers exploit Instagram bug to steal sensitive details of high profile users

Suspected hackers have gained unlawful access to phone numbers and email addresses of several high profile Instagram users, the company …

News UK’s critical infrastructure organisations highly vulnerable to DDoS attacks

Two-fifths of critical infrastructure organisations in the UK have not completed a cyber security standards programme mandated by the government. …

News Unsecured spam email server leaks 711 million email addresses and passwords

An unsecured server owned by spammers based in the Netherlands has been found to contain over 700 million email addresses …