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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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NHS patients ‘at risk’ because of poor online practices

NHS patients are being put at risk because trusts are not protecting their data online, an investigation by Sky News has found. It found a lack of investment in cyber protection by ...
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Britons’ data security fears revealed

Most Britons would rather share their most personal secret than they would their account number and sort code, new research looking at our data security fears reveals. The survey by ...

Police ‘don’t understand’ own cyber skills

Police forces are struggling to deal with cyber crime because they don’t understand the digital skills of their own officers, an annual police report suggests. The annual PEEL ...

Nearly half of consumers have been cybercrime victims

Some 45 per cent of consumers have fallen victim to cybercrime yet many chose not to report the incident, new research shows. MarkMonitor said a fifth of cybercrime victims had lost ...
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