Cyber Crime articles

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Anonymous members arrested for hacking government and IT firm networks

Two Australian men charged with hacking into systems and stealing data
22 May 2014

Significant rise in state-backed Eastern European cyber espionage

Verizon 2014 Data Breach Investigations Report shows cyber espionage is on the rise, particularly in Russian-speaking regions
22 Apr 2014

Bank of England to employ hackers

Penetration testing to be used to gauge banks' defences against hackers and cyber criminals
22 Apr 2014

Government launches Computer Emergency Response Team to fight cyber crime threat

Delayed CERT-UK will coordinate with industry to protect against computer crime and state-sponsored cyber espionage
31 Mar 2014

Tackling the challenge of attracting cyber security talent to the public sector

Danny Palmer examines what the public sector can do to attract top cyber security talent when competing against the higher salaries offered by private firms
28 Mar 2014

Businesses should have to report cyber attacks, says shadow defence secretary

"Serious questions need to be asked about the nature of the cyber threat facing the UK" says Labour's Vernon Coaker
24 Mar 2014

Red-faced Microsoft admits snooping on blogger's email

Microsoft looked at private emails to track down employee accused of leaking Windows 8 secrets
21 Mar 2014

Energy firms 'increasingly vulnerable to catastrophic cyber attacks'

Marsh report warns industrial control systems leaving 'open door' for hackers
18 Mar 2014

MoD cyber crime warning to SMEs: ‘They’re out to get you’

Ministry spokesperson warns SMEs gathered at Coventry University that they're a prime target for hackers
14 Mar 2014

Attracting cyber security talent a 'challenge' for police - Cyber Crime Unit's Andy Archibald

"Within the private sector the salary packages are more attractive," Archibald tells e-Crime Congress
11 Mar 2014

‘Snake’ cyber espionage operation the work of 'well-funded professionals'

BAE Systems analyses toolkit and finds that it 'bears all the hallmarks of a highly sophisticated cyber operation'
07 Mar 2014

Target CIO resigns after huge data breach

Beth Jacob said resigning was a "difficult decision" but didn't mention data breach
05 Mar 2014

Universities get £3m research fund to fight hackers' mobile malware

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council looks to help protect against increasing risk of cyber criminals targeting smartphones
27 Feb 2014

360 million sets of stolen personal data newly for sale on dark web

Cyber security firm Hold Security warn many won't yet know they've been a victim of a data breach
26 Feb 2014

Mobile devices 'significant risk' to cyber security - BAE Systems

Boards are starting to wake up to the risks
25 Feb 2014

'Think like a bad guy' to protect against hackers - HP Enterprise Security

Director of threat research for HP's Enterprise Security business unit says we are "read like an open book"
14 Feb 2014

UK 'lags behind' US in cyber security awareness, claims BT

Research puts UK behind Brazil, US, France, Germany and Singapore in cyber security readiness
12 Feb 2014

Cloudflare claims it has mitigated the biggest cyber attack of its kind

But latest attack not considered big enough to break the internet
12 Feb 2014

State-sponsored agents likely to be behind sophisticated 'Mask' malware - Kaspersky

Kaspersky uncovered cyber espionage tool which targeted governments for seven years
11 Feb 2014

Hackers will target businesses with Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics scams

David Grane of Dyn wants businesses to be viligant as the Games begin in Russia
06 Feb 2014

Data available online leaves UK infrastructure vulnerable to cyber attacks - IET

Institution of Engineering and Technology warns 'low level of technical knowledge' required to mount attacks thanks to freely available information
06 Feb 2014

NCC Group looks for best security solutions with launch of Cyber 10K competition

£10,000 prizes on offer for winners in categories including cloud and mobile
05 Feb 2014

Police 'don't give a stuff' about catching cyber criminals, claims Eversheds lawyer

Speaking at the law firm's Retail Conference 2014, Tim Buckingham said cyber criminals aren't convicted because it takes too much effort
30 Jan 2014

Government investment in cyber security awareness "just not enough"

Ernst & Young's Mark Brown says government is going in right direction but needs to try harder with cyber security campaigns
22 Jan 2014