A malware infection on a Lincolnshire hospital has caused an NHS trust to shut down major operations across several hospitals
IoT botnet blamed for Dyn attack - Mirai - has several code vulnerabilities but questions are raised over legality of its use in defence.
This week In Case You Missed It looks at: PSN hack on B1 launch; Russia prepares for retaliation; Blackouts from Dyn DDoS; Mirai botnets cause Dyn blackouts; Brexit confuses GDPR plans.
"Covert" action against Russia planned by Obama administration says NBC report
A group of industry experts joined for a panel to discuss enterprise-wide cyber-incident response plans and proactive techniques for a rapid response and three of the four panellists agreed it's all about the people.
The US, finally and for the first time has announced its intentions to wage cyber-war on Islamic State
Although some would argue that cyber-war is still in its infancy, it is - according to our panel of experts at the SC Congress Amsterdam - well under way across the globe.
Some 26 nations and more than 550 computer experts are engaged in the worlds biggest 'live fire' international cyber-defence exercise - Locked Shields.
Despite being initially blamed on a cosmic storm, a service outage in Sweden late last year may have been a co-ordinated attack
UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has announced an investment of £40 million into the Ministry of Defence to create a Cyber Security Operations Centre.
Security researchers have discovered 1,418 flaws in outdated medical equipment still in use by some healthcare providers.
The Ministry of Defence is to bolster the cyber-security systems of its HMS Vanguard fleet of nuclear submarines otherwise known as Trident.
As cyber-attacks on UK companies continue to hit new heights, some industry bods are surprised, not at how high the numbers are, but how low.
Study of 450 UK IT and security professionals uncovers insufficient planning and lack of clear ownership as major inhibitors to achieving cyber resilience.
Yuval Steinitz, Israel's energy minister reported Israel's Electricity Authority, the regulator of the actual Israeli power company, was hit by a 'severe' cyber-attack. The power grid itself not affected in any way.
ICYMI: New PayPal spam; WEF top risks; Ukraine cyber-attack; OpenSSH vulnerabilities; IoT Doorbell flawed;January 22, 2016
The latest In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) looks at a new type of PayPal spam, WEF names cyber-attacks as one of its top three threats, Ukraine suffers major cyber-attack on main airport, OpenSSH open to MitM attacks and the IoT doorbell that reveals its owners wifi key.
Slovakian IT security company, ESET, has discovered a new wave of attacks against Ukrainian critical industries, recalling the malicious power outages of the last few years.
The World Economic Forum's annual Global Risk report lists cyber-attacks as one of the biggest dangers in an ever more connected world.
European member states face a new set of cyber-security rules following a vote in the European Parliament's Internal Markets Committee but industry experts were not impressed.
Dr Liam Fox MP, Former Secretary of State for Defence has put forward several proposals in a speech yesterday at the Royal United Services Institute including prosecution for organisations that don't report their breaches.
The European Space Agency received an early, unwanted Christmas gift from Anonymous with the group hacking into several ESA subdomains and grabbing 8,000 usernames and passwords.
After the release of the bigger, badder version of Cryptowall, Romanian security company Bitdefender has come out with a vaccine
The latest In Case You Missed It: Bank of England simulation, ransomware photo threat, 2015 worst for Mac malware, Russiab cyber-warfare lead, RSA report.
For the first time cyber offences are to be included in official UK crime statistics, painting a very different picture of who is being victimised and how.
In this week's In Case You Missed It (ICYMI): GCHQ advises on passwords; Jihadi cabinet attack 'avoidable'; CERT UK aids Dridex targets; Data jurisdiction dispute; Multi-vendor ATM malware
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