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  • 14 Apr 2019 10:17 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A top level cyber criminal who targeted hundreds of millions of computers with locking ransomware has been jailed for six years and five months after a National Crime Agency investigation.


  • 14 Apr 2019 10:14 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    An unemployed university drop-out has been jailed for five years four months years after running a dark web business selling illegal drugs and for hoarding a catalogue of horrific child sex abuse images he wanted to sell for profit.


  • 14 Apr 2019 9:02 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Three UK councils and data analysis firm Splunk have teamed up to improve cyber defence capabilities and maintain their security systems


  • 14 Apr 2019 6:47 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    GVC Holdings-owned PartyPoker has confirmed that its Poker Fraud Team closed 277 ‘bot’ accounts between December 2018 and March 2019, leading to nearly $735,000 (£562,000/€652,000) in associated funds being returned to players.


  • 14 Apr 2019 6:34 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Criminals behind a shop on the Dark Web that is trading over 60,000 “digital identities” have developed a wide range of sophisticated tools to help users bypass machine learning-based anti-fraud systems, researchers at Kaspersky Lab say.


  • 14 Apr 2019 6:02 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Despite the rising number of headline-grabbing security breaches, many company executives are still not prioritising cyber security in the boardroom


  • 14 Apr 2019 5:53 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Security researchers found cybercrime groups using Facebook out in the open for illegal activity and the findings are very similar to an issue Facebook had last year.


  • 14 Apr 2019 5:47 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Government plans for online safety laws need to be complemented with a national cyber safety programme in schools, according to IT and computer science professional and educational body


  • 14 Apr 2019 5:44 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Ransomware attacks are becoming more targeted and designed to infect different sized organisations in specific industries and regions, say security researchers


  • 14 Apr 2019 5:43 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Blaming employees and potentially ruining their lives in the wake of a cyber attack is not the way to do things.


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