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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 ...

UK Cyber Security Apprenticeship Scheme Draws ‘Huge Response’

Nearly 1,250 people applied for just 23 apprenticeships in cyber security as the government’s National Cyber Security Programme continues apace. The successful recruits will be ...

IT Pros ‘More Concerned’ About Online Security

80 per cent of IT professionals are more concerned about the digital security of their organisations in 2017 than they were in 2016 as skills gaps, government response and poor security ...

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 ...
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