Information Security World’s largest DDoS marketplace Webstresser.org taken down in joint action

Less than a year after law enforcement authorities in the United States and Europe succeeded in taking down AlphaBay and …

Information Security Tech-support scams grew by 24% in 2017, Microsoft reveals

Microsoft received 153,000 reports of tech-support scams from as many as 183 countries last year that resulted in 15% of …

Information Security Facebook kicks out nearly 120 groups run by 300,000 cyber criminals

Last week, Facebook kicked out nearly 120 cyber crime groups whose 300,000 members, according to noted security researcher KrebsOnSecurity, actively …

Information Security TaskRabbit website suffered ‘security incident’, Ikea confirms

TaskRabbit, the freelance jobs website which was purchased by Ikea in 2017, recently suffered a breach that resulted in a …

Threats Android smartphone makers lying to customers about security patches

If you have been led to believe by your smartphone manufacturer that your Android smartphone is up-to-date and is free …

Threats GCHQ’s cyber offensive wrecked ISIS hackers’ propaganda efforts, says GCHQ chief

An offensive cyber campaign carried out by GCHQ last year ensured that ISIS hackers were unable to carry out cyber …

Information Security Amber Rudd to announce £9 million fund to help police nab Dark Web hackers

The UK government will soon announce a fresh £9 million funding to enable the police forces to nab cyber criminals …

Threats Fake news and supply chain attacks dealt huge financial losses to firms: NCSC

The National Cyber Security Centre's latest "The Cyber Threat to UK Businesses" report for 2017- 2018 has highlighted how hackers …

Information Security North Bristol NHS Trust wards off phishing attack that targeted 800 staff email accounts

In a rare victory for the NHS over cyber criminals, the North Bristol NHS Trust thwarted a phishing attack in …

Information Security Hackers trading users’ Facebook or Twitter accounts for just £1 per account

Facebook or Twitter accounts of millions of unsuspecting social media users could be hacked into and sold by cyber criminals …

Threats Britain can respond to North Korea’s cyber offensive, parliamentarians believe

The parliamentary defence committee warned Thursday that the UK is more likely to face further cyber-attacks from North Korea, but …

Threats Cyber criminals “skimming” bank card details with increasing regularity

With the total number of contactless bank cards in circulation rising from 59 million to 119 million from 2015 to …