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 Microsoft won’t patch critical flaw in Skype but will launch new version instead, alleges...

Instead of immediately fixing a critical vulnerability in its Skype application, Microsoft has decided to wait and include a possible …

Threats UK publicly denounces Russia for being behind last year’s NotPetya cyber attack

The UK government has publicly denounced Russia for being behind the NotPetya cyber attack that took place last year and …

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 …

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 …

Threats Hackers targeting Winter Olympics organisations with relentless phishing attacks

With the Winter Olympics set to commence in a few weeks from now, cyber criminals may target global fans, consumers, …

Threats Move aside, Russia! Information Commissioner views teenage hackers as bigger threats

Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham has warned Britain's civil servants that instead of panicking over the cyber threat emanating from Russia, …

Threats Over 72 million credentials stolen from adult content websites by hackers since 2016

Over 72 million account credentials discovered on the Dark Web by security researchers were found to be stolen from popular …

Threats Hackers running malvertising campaign on YouTube to mine cryptocurrency

Security researchers have revealed how hackers are now bombarding YouTube videos with fake antivirus ads and running crypto jacking codes …