Threats London firms losing £26 million every month to hackers: Scotland Yard

New statistics from the Scotland Yard's cyber crime unit have confirmed how cyber criminals are exploiting the human factor to …

Information Security Hackers breached NIS America’s checkout page, stole customer data

Nippon Ichi Software, a popular Japanese gaming developer, has confirmed that hackers had compromised the checkout page of its American …

Threats Cyber criminals could use AI tools to perpetrate large-scale scams

Cyber criminals could start using AI tools to mimic habits and writing skills of millions of people, thereby spreading malware …

Information Security NCSC and ACSC sign up to popular data breach alert service

The UK's National Cyber Security Centre and the Australian Cyber Security Centre have subscribed to a breach notification service offered …

Information Security IPCO to investigate IT contractors’ access to GCHQ systems

The Investigatory Powers Commissioner is investigating several security arrangements that GCHQ entered into with private IT contractors, enabling the latter …

Threats Brexit could impact the UK’s ability to deter cyber attacks, experts warn

Even though the UK's upcoming Data Protection law will be similar to and as potent as the European GDPR, experts …

Information Security Chrome will start marking all non-HTTPS sites as ‘not secure’ from July this year

To protect website visitors from exposure to hackers who routinely exploit poor security protocols in websites with HTTP certificates, Chrome …

Information Security Berlin Court finds Facebook’s use of personal data in violation of consumer law

A regional court in Berlin has termed Facebook's use of personal data as illegal after it found that the U.S.-based …

Threats Winter Olympics website suffered 12-hour shutdown following major cyber-attack

In a development that wasn't entirely unexpected, the official Pyeongchang Winter Olympics' website went offline for around 12 hours after …

Threats Russian nuclear scientists arrested for using supercomputer to mine cryptocurrency

Several nuclear scientists posted at a nuclear warhead facility in Russia were arrested after authorities discovered that they were trying …

Information Security BT becomes first UK ISP to share real-time threat intelligence data with other ISPs

Telecom major BT has decided to share threat intelligence data with other ISPs to ensure consumers and businesses are protected …

Information Security Swisscom data breach compromised personal details of 800,000 Swiss subscribers

Personal details of as many as 800,000 Swiss citizens, roughly 10 percent of Switzerland's population, were compromised last year after …