Ransomware Forex firm Travelex says ransomware behind last week’s cyber-attack

The foreign exchange company Travelex said on Tuesday a ransomware attack led to its systems being taken offline last week. …

Cyber crime ‘Pervasive’ digital sexual violence against women skyrockets in Singapore

From online stalking to revenge porn, cases of digital sexual violence have spiked sharply in Singapore, women's rights campaigners warned …

Cyber security Labour sticks to ‘basic’ $20 cyber defence after attacks, emails show

Britain's opposition Labour Party was using a $20-a-month "basic security" service to protect its website when hackers attempted to force it …

Ransomware Insurers under the thumb of hacker ransom demands

Global insurers that cover cyber-attacks are facing more claims related to ransom-demanding hackers who cripple businesses’ technology systems, and only …

News MD of accidental claims firm made £1.5m by selling personal data of accident victims

The Manchester City & Salford Magistrates Court has fined a former managing director of Accident Claims Limited for illegally obtaining …

News Six arrested for domain-spoofing cryptocurrency exchange & stealing £22 million

Six fraudsters, including five men and a woman, were arrested by the UK’s South West Regional Cyber Crime Unit (SW …

News Home Secretary signs US' extradition request for Julian Assange

UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid has signed the United States' extradition request for Julian Assange, paving the way for the …

Threats Cyber crime incidents are widely under-reported, study finds

As many as 50 percent of cyber security professionals believe organisations are widely under-reporting incidents of cyber crime even if …

Threats Scammers masquerading as employees of the UK's top law firms to phish citizens

Online scammers and phishers are masquerading as associates of the UK's largest law firms such as DLA Piper and sending …

News Ten cyber criminals behind GozNym malware operations indicted in the US

A US court has indicted ten members of a cyber crime gang, including five Russian nationals, that deployed a credential-stealing …

News British hacker behind dark web site Silk Road jailed for five years

Thomas White, a 24-year-old hacker who discreetly ran a Dark Web site known as Silk Road to anonymously sell drugs, …

Threats UK businesses suffered nearly 120,000 cyber attacks each in Q1 2019

An average UK business suffered as many as 119,659 internet-borne cyber attacks on its systems and infrastructure in the first …