Threats 10 year-old bug in Steam platform exposed 15 million users to remote code execution

A critical security vulnerability which existed for at least ten years in the Steam client could have exposed as many …

Threats TSB warns customers about being targeted by phishing attacks amid long outage

TSB today warned that malicious cyber criminals could be targeting customers with phishing emails by masquerading as the bank itself …

Threats Two-thirds of online banking systems contain critical vulnerabilities: Report

Even though high risk vulnerabilities in online banking systems went down from 90 percent in 2015 to 56 percent in …

Threats NHS trusts still not prepared for future WannaCry-like attacks, warns PAC

In May, a full year would pass since the destructive WannaCry ransomware attack took place, resulting in the cancellation of …

Threats Unsecured cloud database exposes 48mn social media records

In yet another example of how unsecured cloud databases are rendering personal data belonging to millions of people exposed to …

Threats NCSC flags ZTE’s equipment & services as threats to national security

The National Cyber Security Centre has warned telecommunication companies in Britain that the deployment and utilisation of equipment and services …

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 …

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 …

Threats New SSH-targeting malware GoScanSSH avoids infecting government domains

Security researchers at Cisco Talos recently discovered a new malware that targets vulnerable Linux-based systems and conducts separate IP and …

Threats Iranian hackers targeting UK universities, warns NCSC

Shortly after it was revealed that a number of think tanks in the UK that specialised in discussing issues pertaining …

Threats More countries joining the cyber warfare bandwagon to meet political aims

At a time when the UK is struggling to cope with the covert cyber warfare carried out by state-sponsored Russian …

Threats Greater coordination between stakeholders a must to improve IoT security

The Royal Academy of Engineering and the PETRAS Internet of Things research hub have called for greater coordination between the …