Information Security PoS terminals at several Applebee restaurants suffer data breach

Point-of-sale terminals at several Applebee restaurants recently suffered a data breach involving customers' payment card details, an Applebee franchisee has …

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 …

Threats Critical infrastructure organisations are prime targets for hackers, says Anomali

Security researchers have listed the UK's Defence Equipment and Supply Organisation as among several critical infrastructure organisations that are vulnerable to …

Threats UK-based think tanks frequently targeted by Chinese hackers in 2017

A number of think tanks in the UK that specialise in discussing issues pertaining to defence and international security were …

Threats One in four youngsters in the UK use same passwords for all online accounts

A survey conducted by the UK's Cyber Aware campaign has revealed that youngsters are more likely to lose their sensitive …

Information Security U.S. to launch cyber atttacks on North Korea to teach Kim Jong-un a lesson

The United States may soon sanction a series of destructive and retaliatory cyber attacks on North Korea to teach the …

Threats Poorly-secured smart energy meters could place millions at risk from hackers, warns GCHQ

New smart energy meters that are set to be installed in 27 million homes across the UK have been flagged …

Threats Iranian military using iTunes and Play Store apps to spy on millions in the...

The Iranian military has developed several apps that contain sophisticated spying tools and are available on the App Store, Google …

Threats Cyber criminals looking to cash in on U.S. disaster relief funds, claims FEMA

Over 4.7 million Americans, who suffered massive financial losses to hurricanes, wildfires, and other disasters, applied for disaster relief funds …

Information Security Large British enterprises stockpiling Bitcoin to pay off ransomware attackers

Large British enterprises who regularly stockpile cryptocurrency to pay off ransomware hackers now constitute over half of all firms, up …

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 Powerful Monero mining campaign targets several government websites

A rapidly-expanding operation to mine Monero, a popular cryptocurrency, targeted over 5,000 websites in the UK, forcing government agencies to …