Threats You’ve Got Mailware: New FakeSpy malware targeting Royal Mail users

An upgraded version of FakeSpy, a three-year-old information-stealing malware, is masquerading as legitimate postal service apps, including the Royal Mail …

Data privacy Most Brits willing to trade privacy for robust COVID-19 contact tracing efforts

A new survey has found that a majority of Brits are willing to forego their privacy to help set up …

Cyber crime Hackers are now hiding malware in image metadata to steal credit card details

Hackers have adopted a new way to steal payment card information from e-commerce websites: Inserting skimming code in the metadata …

Cyber warfare Australia to invest $1.35 billion to fight against emerging cyber threats

The Australian government has pledged to invest $1.35 billion over the next decade the develop new capabilities to neutralise and …

Cyber crime APT group StrongPity found conducting state-sponsored cyber operations

Security researchers have discovered how APT group StrongPity has been targeting victims in Turkey and Syria, particularly the Kurdish community, …

Ransomware University of California San Francisco pays $1.14m ransom to recover its files

The University of California San Francisco (UCSF) has admitted to paying approximately $1.14 million to a hacker group called Netwalker …

Cyber crime Infraud Organisation ringleader pleas guilty before U.S. court

33-year-old Russian national Sergey Medvedev had pleaded guilty before the U.S. District Court of Nevada for running Infraud Organisation, an …

Cyber crime Hacker behind malicious Satori botnet sentenced to 13 months in prison

A 22-year-old hacker has been sentenced to thirteen months in prison in the U.S. for developing the malicious Satori or …

Cyber security Huawei to set up £1b optoelectronics development centre in Cambridge

Even though the chance of its participation in the development of the UK's 5G networks is hanging by a thread, …

Cyber crime Brit gets 70 months in jail for carrying out $22 million wire fraud

The U.S. District Court of Nevada has sentenced Gareth David Long, a British citizen, for stealing as much as $22 …

Ransomware REvil ransomware gang threatens to auction celebrities’ dirty secrets on 1st July

The REvil ransomware gang, that stole personal data and contractual information of global celebrities from the network of law firm …

Data privacy More than 10,000 victims joined class-action lawsuit against EasyJet

A class-action lawsuit, filed against EasyJet for failing to prevent the breach of personal information of 9 million flyers, has …