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Huge data breach at Equifax revealed

Credit monitoring agency Equifax has revealed that it was the victim of a major cyber security breach in March. This is as well as the huge hack it suffered in May which compromised ...

New Chinese law opens firms to cyber exploitation

China has introduced a new cyber security law that will enable its government to monitor and potentially discover any breaches to the security systems of any company doing business ...

Calls for 'urgent action' after leaked report on NHS cyber security failings

Labour has called on Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt to 'wake up' to the cyber threat against the National Health Service and take urgent action to prevent another devastating ...

Indian government spearheads mobile cyber security

The Indian government is proving itself at the forefront of the fight against cyber threats as they move to finalise cyber security standards for mobile phones. The minister for law ...

NHS cyber-defender arrested in US

The 23-year-old cyber-security whizzkid Marcus Hutchins, who battled the WannaCry attack against the NHS in May, is due to appear in a US court charged with cyber-crime offenses. According ...

NHS hit with cyber attack in major incident

NHS services across England and Scotland have been hit with a major cyber attack, with reports of ambulances being diverted, patients urged to avoid some A&E departments and doctors ...

Govt Report Reveals Scale of Cyber Crime Facing UK Businesses

New government research reveals the extent to which UK businesses are vulnerable to cyber crime with two-thirds of large companies being hit by a breach or attack in the past year ...

More Cyber Attacks Coming From Europe Than US, Study Finds

The number of cyber attacks coming from Europe were 50 per cent higher than those coming from the US during the first quarter of 2017, new research from ThreatMetrix suggests. America ...

Cyber Criminals Got Serious In 2016 – Report

Cyber criminals scaled new heights in 2016 by perpetrating a series of “extraordinary” attacks, including multi-million-dollar virtual bank heists and attempts to disrupt ...

Young People Go Into Cyber Crime ‘To Boost Online Rep’

Why do some young people become involved in cyber crime? New research from the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) shows that young cyber criminals are motivated into committing ...

UK firms ‘putting cyber security on back burner’

Businesses are putting cyber security “on the back burner” and should do much more to train staff, become cyber-aware and prepare for potential attacks, a new report warns. A ...

Consumers more worried about cyber crime than physical crime, study suggests

Consumers are more concerned about the threat from cyber crime than they are physical crime, new research suggests.   A survey of 1,250 people in the UK, US, Germany, Austria ...
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