News Malicious spyware Skygofree caught reading encrypted WhatsApp messages

A malicious software named Skygofree was used by cyber criminals to read encrypted WhatsApp messages and to force smartphones to …

News Pawn Storm behind cyber-attacks on organisations conducting Winter Olympics

Prominent hacker group Pawn Storm could target the upcoming Winter Olympics as well as several significant global elections in 2018, …

News Hackers target Winter Olympics organisers with phishing campaign

In what comes as no surprise to cyber security experts, researchers have unearthed a stealthy campaign by hackers to target …

Ransomware Ransomware, the immediate threat

Ransomware was big news last year, and it’s an ever-present threat. The NHS’s network was compromised by the WannaCry virus, …

Cyber security Cyber security predictions for 2018

Cyber security was thrust into prominence with the biggest attacks ever been seen, in 2017. The fact that so many …

News Youngsters more likely to be victimised by financial crimes and scams in the UK

Online financial fraud is victimising more youngsters than older people as the formers' digital activities are usually marred by lax …

News With an eye on Bitcoin, Lazarus Group targets cryptocurrency firms with spearphishing attacks

Lazarus Group, an infamous North Korean hacker group, has been targeting employees at cryptocurrency firms with spearphishing attacks in order …

News Hackers breach Anthony Gold Solicitors’ email accounts, launch phishing attacks

In a grim reminder of how law firms in the UK have become favourite hunting grounds for hackers of late, …

News Top business executives are revealing company secrets on online dating apps

From sharing their place of work, sharing their work-related info, to even sharing trade secrets, business executives are regularly sharing …

News New ransomware variant dubbed Scarab being distributed using Necurs botnet

Scarab, a new ransomware variant, is being distributed by hackers via a massive e-mail phishing campaign by using the Necurs …

News Hackers may target shoppers with phishing attacks on Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday is here, and if you're planning to go online to enjoy some of the best deals out there, …

News ICO launches GDPR helpline for vulnerable small and medium businesses

The Information Commissioner’s Office has launched a new helpline to help small and medium businesses adapt to the requirements of …