Cyber attack

Friday, July 17, 2020

Friday, July 17, 2020

Security minister: UK ‘vigilant’ to suspected Russian cyber attacks

Security minister: UK ‘vigilant’ to suspected Russian cyber attacks

James Brokenshire has condemned Russia’s suspected attempt to hack data from scientists seeking to develop a coronavirus vaccine.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Labour Party experiences 'sophisticated cyber attack'

Labour Party experiences 'sophisticated cyber attack'

The Labour Party has said that it has experienced a “sophisticated and large scale cyber attack” on its digital platforms.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Thursday, October 4, 2018

US charges seven Russian intelligence officers over cyber attacks

US charges seven Russian intelligence officers over cyber attacks

US charges seven Russian intelligence officers over cyber attacks

US authorities have charged seven Russian military intelligence officers for hacking the organisation investigating the poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal and anti-doping agencies.

Hacking

Sir Andrew Wood: Putin's 'paranoia' the motivation behind global cyber attacks

Sir Andrew Wood: Putin's 'paranoia' the motivation behind global cyber attacks

A former British ambassador to Russia has claimed cyber attacks believed to have been carried out by GRU, the Russian military intelligence service, were born out of Putin's "paranoia".

Friday, September 7, 2018

Friday, September 7, 2018

BA could face £500 million fine over data breach

British Airways could face £500 million fine over data breach

British Airways could face £500 million fine over data breach

British Airways is facing a possible fine of around £500 million over a data breach that compromised 380,000 card payments after regulators said they were “making enquiries”.

British Airways boss is 'deeply sorry' after a data breach affects 380,000 customers

British Airways boss is 'deeply sorry' after data breach affects 380,000 customers

British Airways data breach affects 380,000 customers

British Airways customers have been left cancelling their credit cards after a 15-day data breach that compromised around 380,000 card payments.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Thursday, February 15, 2018

UK blames Russia for last year's NotPetya cyber attack

UK blames Russia for last year's NotPetya cyber attack

UK blames Russia for last year's NotPetya cyber attack

The primary target of the attack was Ukraine but it also affected European and Russian companies

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Saudi Arabia says it's been targeted by an advanced cyberattack

Saudi Arabia says it's been targeted by an advanced cyberattack

Saudi Arabia says it's been targeted by an advanced cyberattack

The country's National Cyber Security Centre said it had detected an 'Advanced Persistent Threat'

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Thursday, October 5, 2017

North Korea gets a second connection to the Internet

North Korea gets a second connection to the Internet

North Korea gets a second connection to the Internet

The new link connects the country to a Russian state-owned company

Monday, August 14, 2017

Monday, August 14, 2017

WannaCry cyber security expert pleads not guilty to malware charges

WannaCry cyber security expert Marcus Hutchins pleads not guilty to malware charges

WannaCry cyber security expert pleads not guilty to malware charges in US

Marcus Hutchins, known for stopping the ransomware attack which hit the NHS earlier this year, has appeared in a federal court in Milwaukee

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

HMS Queen Elizabeth could be vulnerable to cyber attacks

Britain's new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth could be vulnerable to cyber attacks

HMS Queen Elizabeth could be vulnerable to cyber attacks

It is believed that HMS Queen Elizabeth is using the outdated Microsoft Windows XP

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017

NSA report links Wannacry ransomware to North Korea

NSA report links Wannacry ransomware to North Korea

NSA report links Wannacry ransomware to North Korea

The Washington Post is reporting there is 'moderate confidence' in the report's findings, though it remains disputed by several security firms

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Security firms reportedly find evidence to link cybergang with North Korea connections to 'WannaCry' cyber attack

Security firms find evidence linking North Korea to WannaCry cyber attack

Security firms find evidence linking North Korea to WannaCry cyber attack

Kaspersky and Symantec pointed out similarities in code to the North Korea hack of 2014

Monday, May 15, 2017

Monday, May 15, 2017

22-year-old IT expert working with GCHQ to fend off cyberattack

'NHS saviour' fears violent reprisals after being called in by GHCQ

'NHS saviour' fears violent reprisals after being called in by GHCQ

Marcus Hutchins helped to stop the ransomware from spreading further across the globe by accidentally triggering a kill switch

Full scale of NHS cyberattack only known once work resumes, say experts

Full scale of NHS cyberattack only known once work resumes, say experts

Full scale of NHS cyberattack only known once work resumes, say experts

More than 200,000 people around 150 countries were infected by ransomware which heavily affected the NHS

Friday, May 12, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

The NHS was hit by a major cyber-attack earlier today

NHS cyber attack: 'The Government musn't pay the ransom', says security specialist

'Government mustn't pay NHS cyber-attack ransom'

The NHS has come under a cyber attack and ransomware is asking for payment before computers are unlocked

Patients asked not to attend A&E after NHS is hit by cyber attack

Patients asked not to attend A&E after NHS is hit by cyber attack

Patients asked not to attend A&E after NHS is hit by cyber attack

The East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust has cancelled all non-urgent activity