A 36 year-old suspect has been arrested in Oxford for fraud, theft and money laundering tied to the theft of around €10 million in the IOTA cryptocurrency following cross-border joint law enforcement action.
Cyber-security experts set out their vision for the future of the sector at the eleventh edition of FIC in Lille.
It was announced today that Google has been fined €50 million by French regulator CNIL for "lack of transparency, inadequate information and lack of valid consent regarding advertising personalisation."
Streaming media services are failing to provide their users with access to their data as required under the GDPR, according to complaints filed by Max Schrems and Noyb against eight companies.
Royal chartered status on the cards for cyber-security profession as government seeks bidders for new council
The government is offering a grant of £1 million to £2.5 million to create a council for the cyber-security profession that would lead to royal chartered status.
The lethal LoJax malware thought to be the handiwork of hacker group Fancy Bear (APT28) came to light only this past May, but most likely had been wreaking havoc since late 2016.
The National Cyber Security Centre has created cyber-security courses just for girls to encourage more female candidates to consider studying the subject at A-level and university.
The Department of Justice has charged two Ukrainian nationals for hacking into the Security and Exchange Commission's (SEC) computer system to steal confidential corporate information and sell it to the highest bidder or to make trades.
Dutch law enforcement intercepted the communications of Mexican drug suspected drug lord and former leader of the Sinaloa Cartel Joaquín Guzmán, also known as "El Chapo," after his IT consultant turned informant.
Countries lacking a cyber-security strategy are putting themselves at risk, but a new guide from the International Telecommunication Union aims to rectify that.
Hacker-for-hire Daniel Kaye has been sentenced at Blackfriars Crown Court to 2½ years in prison for a campaign of cyber-attacks against a Liberian telecoms company that took the entire country offline.
The man accused of hacking into Pippa Middleton's iCloud account is now wanted by US authorities for allegedly blackmailing healthcare companies.
A man convicted of launching DDoS attacks against two Boston-area health care facilities was sentenced in US District Court on Thursday to 10 years in prison.
Zurich insurance is subject to a $100 million damages claim by US food company Mondelez for not paying out a claim related to the NotPetya cyber-attacks with the insurer citing war exclusion clause.
After experiencing several allegations of shady ties to the Russian government, in a twist of events it turns out that Kaspersky Lab may have assisted the National Security Agency (NSA) in capturing an alleged data thief.
"Every customer that we see is going through some form of digital transformation (so we are talking about) ... how security plays into that, and what some of the challenges are in managing digital risk."
A Polish security researcher has created an automated tool for cracking two-factor authentication systems in phishing attacks, a tool he has made publicly available.
Irish organisations will have to treat the UK as a 'third country' in the event of a 'no deal' Brexit and apply extra legal overheads to comply with GDPR, the Irish Data Protection Commission said.
The US Supreme court Monday declined to hear Fiat Chrysler's appeal in a class action lawsuit claiming the automaker knew its vehicles were vulnerable to cyberattacks as early as 2011.
A 20-year-old man arrested in connection with the release of personal details of nearly 1,000 politicians, celebrities and journalists in Germany has reportedly confessed to his involvement.
German police have arrested a 19-year-old man on suspicion of hacking German politicians and celebrities while cyber agency admits it knew about attacks weeks before informing police and politicians.
Marriott International may have bumped down the number of records affected by a breach of its Starwood division to 383 million, but the hotel chain admitted that five million passport numbers stolen in the incident by an unknown hacker were unencrypted.
Politicians from chancellor Angela Merkel and the German president down have been hit by a massive data breach which was allegedly being shared on Twitter since before Christmas but only came to light last night.
68 percent of Android apps in recent survey share user data with Facebook even when the device operator isn't actively logged into the social media service or, for that matter, never created a Facebook account.
GDPR has opened up corporate and public minds to the importance of data privacy, but even with punitive fines looming, many organisations failed to prepare, and as infractions work their way through the system, there are more serious consequences to come.
While 2018 was a big year in the EU for data protection and cyber-security legislation, legislators in the US were also busy with new laws to protect the citizenry.
Parliament has created a new position of data guardian to produce guidance on the handling of health and social care data in England and Wales.
US Justice Department indicts two Chinese nationals over cyber-espionage as US and UK link attackers to China government.
More extensive that ever: AI-driven chat-bots to Zero-day mining as a service, Fuzzing; 5G, successes & failures of GDPR, loss of faith in the public internet, the IOT, breaches, Sim-jacking, skills shortage, ROI, death of privacy, failure to evolve and a host of novel new threats and solutions.
District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine yesterday filed a civil lawsuit against Facebook, claiming the social media giant's failure to properly safeguard its users' data constitutes a violation of the district's Consumer Protection Procedures Act (CCPA).
NASA yesterday alerted its employees of a possible compromise of NASA servers containing personally identifiable information.
A standard for the cyber-security of vehicles, both connected and automated, has been published by the BSI.
New proposals to control immigration post-Brexit put forward today could make it even harder to recruit the cyber-security staff needed to secure UK organisations.
Daniel Kaye, aged 30 from Egham in Surrey, pleaded guilty today at Blackfriars Crown Court to three offences under the Computer Misuse Act.
Shamoon disk wiper attack on Saipem signals new affront against energy sector, Middle Eastern interests
The malware used to disrupt the global operations of Italian energy contractor Saipem S.p.A. earlier this week was none other than Shamoon, a disk wiper that's been used in two prior attacks against Saudi interests.
An advisory from the NCSC warns that the popularity of Office 365 is making it an attractive target for cyber-criminals to worm their way into organisations.
More than 120 million unique identification numbers issued by the Brazilian Federal Reserve to Brazilian citizens and tied to tax-paying resident aliens, spent months earlier this year publicly exposed on the internet.
Italian oil and gas industry contractor Saipem S.p.A. has reportedly confirmed that a Monday cyber-attack impacted its servers and infrastructure in the Middle East as well as in Scotland.
A cyber-criminal phishing operation designed to infect victims with a malicious backdoor was recently discovered using command-and-control domains that intentionally spoofed the real-life domains of various Russian critical infrastructure firms.
Over the last year and a half, attackers compromised more than 40,000 credentials for various global government websites and portals, using a combination of spyware tools and phishing tactics.
NHS trusts are woefully understaffed when it comes to cyber-security and are struggling to meet minimum staff training needs, according to new research.
A political agreement has been reached in Europe to rebrand ENISA as the EU Agency for Cybersecurity and create a one-stop shop for cyber-security product certification.
A Moldovian national was sentenced to time served by a federal court for his crime of conspiracy and damaging a computer.
New research finds that companies feel that they are not being given enough support by the government to defend their infrastructure from attack.
The Syrian Electronic Army hacker group has reportedly been investing heavily in a scheme to infect Android device users with a spyware tool hidden inside fake app updates.
After its breach, which compromised the personal data of 500 million customers, Marriott has agreed to pay for new passports if it has found that "fraud has taken place."
Law enforcement will be given access to snoop on anybody under legislation passed by Australian parliament yesterday.
Adobe Systems today issued an emergency security update for Flash Player following the discovery of a critical vulnerability that attackers were actively exploiting in a 29 November phishing operation targeting a Russian state health care institution.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller recommended Tuesday night that former National Security Adviser Gen. Michael Flynn avoid prison time for lying to the FBI since he has offered "substantial assistance" on a number of ongoing investigations.
Facebook has objected to the publication of confidential documents and emails of internal discussions about the controversial use of friends data.
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