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  • 30 Sep 2013 5:28 PM | Anonymous

    UK businesses have expressed "significant concern" about draft new EU rules which would force them to report some cyber security incidents they experience. 

    /UK businesses have expressed "significant concern" about draft new EU rules which would force them to report some cyber security incidents they experience.


  • 27 Sep 2013 5:29 PM | Anonymous

    A London schoolboy has been secretly arrested over the “world’s biggest cyber attack” as part of an international swoop against a suspected organised crime gang. 

    http://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/london-schoolboy-secretly-arrested-over-worlds-biggest-cyber-attack-8840766.html


  • 25 Sep 2013 5:31 PM | Anonymous

    Android targeted by new fraudulent apps in first half of 2013, F-Secure warns.

    http://www.techweekeurope.co.uk/news/f-secure-threats-android-fraud-127738


  • 25 Sep 2013 5:30 PM | Anonymous

    The shadow home secretary will accuse her Conservative counterpart of a lack of action on e-crime and is calling for more to be done to tackle the "escalating" problem of online crime.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-24234908

  • 24 Sep 2013 5:34 PM | Anonymous

    Eight men have been arrested in connection with a £1.3m theft by a gang who took control of a Barclays Bank computer. 

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-24172305


  • 24 Sep 2013 5:33 PM | Anonymous

    Police said the bank could have lost "millions" Twelve men have been arrested over an "audacious" alleged plot to steal millions of pounds from a bank by remotely taking control of a computer.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-24077094


  • 24 Sep 2013 5:32 PM | Anonymous

    The internet, though only 22 years old, has arguably triggered the most important development in financial markets for many years. It offers many benefits and opportunities to banks and their customers but there is a negative side: technology is being exploited by criminals. 

    http://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/news/article-2429470/OPINION-Internet-anti-fraud-strategy-involve-customers.html?ito=feeds-newsxml


  • 11 Sep 2013 5:35 PM | Anonymous

    A new report from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) called ‘Cyber security and fraud: the impact on small businesses’ concludes that small companies are currently losing £785 million to cyber-crime each year and each FSB member lost an average of £4,000. 

    http://www.retailfraud.com/entrepreneur-speaks-out-on-cyber-crime/


  • 11 Sep 2013 2:09 AM | Anonymous

    Beware of emails pretending to be from Facebook suggesting "Pages you might like" that direct you to websites laced with malware. 

    http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/alert-facebook-malware-suggests-pages-you-might-like-sept13


  • 30 Aug 2013 5:36 PM | Anonymous

    Financial Fraud Action UK (FFA UK) has highlighted a phone scam in which fraudsters target individuals to deceive them into revealing personal and financial information - or make payments into the fraudster’s account. 

    http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/quarter-of-people-in-uk-at-risk-of-vishing-aug13


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