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Ransomware Used To Gain Control Of Simulated Water Plant

Will ransomware attackers target critical infrastructure next? They would certainly be able to do so, according to the results of a recent project by cyber crime researchers in the ...

Firms' disconnect over cyber attack response

IT professionals and c-suite executives are split over which party should manage the response to a cyber attack, with both thinking it’s the other’s responsibility. New ...

5 Data Breach Threats For 2017

Mitigate your risk by focusing on these five key data breach threats Experian say are set to dominate 2017’s cyber security landscape. 1. Passwords will finally be passé, driven ...

Lloyds targeted in huge two-day DDoS attack

Lloyds Banking Group experienced a 48-hour distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack this month as cyber criminals attempted to block access to millions of accounts, demanding a ...

Connected cars ‘pose cyber security challenge’

The rapid development of connected cars poses a significant cyber security risk, a senior security expert says. David Emm from Kaspersky Lab was commenting on the number of technologies ...

France says it thwarted 24,000 cyber attacks in 2016

  The French defence minister says the country successfully tackled 24,000 cyber attacks last year as he warned over 2017’s presidential elections. Jean-Yves Le Drian said thousands ...

Collective to protect activists from cyber crime launched

A new cyber security collective designed to help activists, journalists and human rights advocates protect themselves from online attacks has been launched. Security Without Borders ...

PCC warns over cyber crime

A Police and Crime Commissioner is urging people to stay safe online as they prepare to shop in the January sales. Paddy Tipping, PCC for Nottinghamshire, reminded people to make sure ...

Up cyber security in financial services sector, Conservative MP says

Conservative MP Andrew Tyrie is calling on the UK’s intelligence services to prioritise cyber security in the financial services sector following a series of high profile banking ...

Cyber risks ‘underestimated’ by third of Britons

Many Britons believe they’re more likely to be burgled than fall victim to a digital crime, despite the chances of both types of crime happening being more or less the same. New ...

Internal threats ‘higher priority’ than external ones

Nearly half (49 per cent) of IT security professionals are more concerned about internal threats than they are external ones, according to a new study. The survey of 317 experts by ...

Three-quarters of firms ‘neglecting cyber security’

About three-quarters of UK firms don’t think they’re doing enough to tackle the risks posed by cyber crime, according to a new poll. Research from Office Depot said it found ...
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