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 …

Information security Cybercrime in a post-Brexit era: Will hackers exploit our political turmoil?

Dr. Guy Bunker, CTO at Clearswift, discusses the impact Brexit has had on attitudes towards cyber security spending. In the …

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 …

News Hacker who conned Google & Facebook out of £92m pleads guilty

Evaldas Rimasauskas, a Lithuanian national who targeted employees at Google and Facebook with spear-phishing attacks by impersonating a vendor company …

Threats Google removed over 2.3bn fake ads from its platform in 2018

Google removed over 2.3 billion fake ads and terminated almost one million bad advertiser accounts from its platforms in 2018, …

News European Union’s new Cybersecurity Act: All you need to know

The EU Parliament recently passed into law its new Information and Communication Technology cybersecurity certification, also known as the Cybersecurity …