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 …

Threats Game of Thrones fans in the UK highly vulnerable to malware infections

Hundreds of thousands of internet users in the UK could expose their devices to malware infections when attempting to download …

News British hacker sentenced for blackmailing millions of porn site visitors

A 24-year-old British hacker named Zain Qaiser has been sentenced to six-and-a-half-years in prison for targeting millions of computer users …

News New online safety laws to introduce stiff fines for erring social media firms

The Home Office along with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), has announced that the government will …

Threats Malware attack targets IT systems at Police Federation headquarters

The Police Federation of England and Wales has announced that it suffered a malware attack on Saturday but cyber experts …