Hackers and cybercrime prevention

  • December 03, 2018 03 Dec'18

    Police investigations into cyber crime up 14% in a year

    Officers forced to follow up over 2,500 complaints of Instagram, Facebook, email and website hacking, and Bitcoin ransom, despite a rise in violent crime, report reveals

  • November 30, 2018 30 Nov'18

    Cyber crime most significant harm in UK, says top cyber cop

    Cyber crime is the most significant harm in the UK, according to the cyber lead at the City of London Police, which is the national lead for online crime

  • November 30, 2018 30 Nov'18

    Marriott data breach highlights basic failings

    A breach of a guest reservation database of the Starwood division of the Marriott International hotel group highlights basic personal data protection failures

  • November 30, 2018 30 Nov'18

    WannaCry borderline national cyber emergency

    The May 2017 WannaCry attack, which disrupted services at one-third of NHS trusts and more than 600 primary care organisations is the closest the UK has come to a national cyber emergency, says the NCSC

  • November 30, 2018 30 Nov'18

    E-commerce sites warned of heightened DDoS threat

    E-commerce sites are being urged to ensure that they have adequate DDoS protection ahead of the vital holiday trading season after attacks ramped up on Black Friday and Cyber Monday