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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.
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.
Three UK councils and data analysis firm Splunk have teamed up to improve cyber defence capabilities and maintain their security systems
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.
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.
Despite the rising number of headline-grabbing security breaches, many company executives are still not prioritising cyber security in the boardroom
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.
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
Ransomware attacks are becoming more targeted and designed to infect different sized organisations in specific industries and regions, say security researchers
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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