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Cyber-attacks enters top three global risks – WEF

The latest World Economic Forum report on Global Risks 2018 has been made public, revealing that cyber-attacks are a top three risk to society, alongside natural disaster and extreme weather.


18/01/2018  |  Full story...

10 hacks that rocked the business world in 2017

2017 has seen some of the most destructive cyber breaches within the business world to date. In light of this, Online Security Experts, vpnMentor have recently conducted research of the 10 biggest business cyber attacks of 2017, highlighting the damage caused, hacking software responsible and how the attacks were resolved.


05/12/2017  |  Full story...

Uber criticised for "hack cover-up"

The UK data watchdog has 'huge concerns' over Uber's hack cover-up,which was revealed over the weekend.


23/11/2017  |  Full story...

Brits ‘will give hacked sites a second chance’

The vast majority of people (85%) would still consider using a site or service that had been involved in a data breach, according to new research.


07/11/2017  |  Full story...

US election: Facebook reveals 10m viewers saw Russian political ads

Facebook has revealed that an estimated 10 million people in the US saw at least one of the 3,000 political ads it says were bought by accounts linked to the Russian government.


04/10/2017  |  Full story...

Investors urged to confront companies that ignore growing cyber threats

A significant minority of publicly traded growth companies see cyber security as a “technical topic” not warranting board level consideration, according to a survey out one month after the NHS “ransomware” crisis.


29/06/2017  |  Full story...

The dark web: How hackers make money out of your profiles [INFOGRAPHIC]

With the number of high profile hacks on the rise, password management app Keeper Security, has pulled together an infographic on the dark web and how hackers make their money.


23/06/2017  |  Full story...

Biggest cyber attack yet: 150 countries hit with NHS in chaos

A new email-based ransomware virus has locked up hundreds of thousands of computers in more than 150 countries hitting factories, hospitals, shops and schools worldwide over the weekend.


15/05/2017  |  Full story...

Yahoo sale to Verizon "delayed due to security breaches"

Yahoo's $4.8bn (£3.8bn) deal to sell its core business to telco Verizon is now not expected to be completed until the second quarter of 2017, following the revelation of two major security breaches last year.


24/01/2017  |  Full story...

Another Yahoo hack: 1 billion accounts hit in largest breach yet

Yahoo has announced that hackers stole data from more than one billion of its user accounts in August 2013, in what is thought to be the largest data breach at an email provider.


15/12/2016  |  Full story...

Biggest cyber attack yet? Smart devices hacked to bring down top websites

Hundreds of thousands of devices such as webcams and DVRs were infected with malicious code to create a so-called ‘botnet’ to target leading sites last week.


24/10/2016  |  Full story...

Biggest hack yet? Yahoo admits 500m users' data stolen in 2014

Yahoo has admitted that data from at least 500 million of its users was "stolen" during an attack in 2014, in what could be a "state sponsored" attack.

23/09/2016  |  Full story...

Mark Zuckerberg's personal Facebook and Pinterest pages hacked

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg briefly lost control of both his Twitter and Pinterest accounts this morning, after a hacking group broke in to both, defacing the pages.


06/06/2016  |  Full story...

Tumblr and MySpace passwords hit by "mega breach"

Hundreds of millions of hacked account details from social networks MySpace and Tumblr have been advertised for sale online.

01/06/2016  |  Full story...

Hacker puts 100m LinkedIn logins up for sale

A hacker is advertising what they claim is more than one hundred million LinkedIn logins for sale, forcing the social network to reset accounts.

19/05/2016  |  Full story...

Beautiful People website hacked: 1.1m account details stolen - an elite dating site that only permits attractive people to sign up - has reportedly had private information about more than a million users leaked.

29/04/2016  |  Full story...

Global trust of the Internet in decline- report

Consumers are increasingly worried about their online privacy and security, especially when it comes to ‎how their personal data is handled by private corporations and governments, according to new global research.

29/04/2016  |  Full story...

Most Brits 'think cybercrime as big a threat as offline crime'

Cybercrime is not seen as an equal threat as traditional crimes, such as burglary, according to a new survey.

14/03/2016  |  Full story...

Not-so-smart home: Amazon Echo ‘can be hacked by radio words’

Amazon’s voice activated home automation gadget can mistake radio and TV programme for human commands- as some owners found out recently while listening to a US talkshow.

14/03/2016  |  Full story...

Hacking a town: UK 'Snooper's Charter' extends spying powers for Govt.

The UK governemnt has expanded powers in its so-called 'Snooper's Charter', letting police access everyone’s web browsing histories and to hack into phones.

02/03/2016  |  Full story...

Regulation trends in 2015: The price of privacy in a digital world

With more high-profile hacks in 2015 than ever before, online privacy remains a major issue for consumers and a major challenge for brands seeking loyalty. As part of our review of the year, we look back at the key trends that shaped digital marketing regulation in 2015, as web giants and governments locked horns over surveillance, monopolies and data collection.


17/12/2015  |  Full story...

Children's electronic toy maker Vtech hacked

Chinese electronic toymaker V-Tech has seen its app stroe hacked, exposing email addresses and passwords of 5 million parents and 200,000 children, but no credit card information has been stolen.

30/11/2015  |  Full story...

UK Govt. offers top firms free cyber ‘health check’

A Cyber Governance Health Check has been launched by Digital Economy Minister Ed Vaizey this week, aimed at helping the UK’s biggest companies defend themselves against cyber attacks.

19/11/2015  |  Full story...

7 in 10 Brits ‘do not see email as threat to computer security’

The majority of Brits (70%) do not know simply opening an email could expose a computer to cyber-attack, according to a new survey.

18/11/2015  |  Full story...

TalkTalk hack to cost up to £35m

TalkTalk is offering all its customers a free upgrade to compensate for the recent cyber attack, in which thousands of people's personal data was leaked online.

12/11/2015  |  Full story...

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