Fraud and computer misuse offences accounted for almost half of the 10.8m criminal acts recorded by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) in its Crime Survey for England and Wales (CESW), accounting for some 5m crimes.
Newly published research suggests that while there has been a marked increase in spending to mitigate against Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, organisations are still falling victim.
The Information Security Forum (ISF) has released the GDPR Implementation Guide, which offers organisations a two-phase walkthrough to prepare for and implement a GDPR compliance programme.
Silicon Valley is a globally renowned hallmark of technology, success and innovation whose companies define huge elements of our lives. David Howorth asks, why is there no equivalent in the UK, and how can we change that?
Linux kernel security bug could have led to privilege escalation - fixed after two years as turned out worse than first thought.
The global scale, impact and rate of spread of cyber-attacks over the past year is unprecedented reports Europol's 2017 Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA).
Researchers find trading apps riddled with flaws despite transacting millions of pounds of shares
Google project zero team researcher Ivan Fratric discovered 31 bugs in the DOM engines of Safari, Edge, Internet Explorer, Firefoxand Chrome browsers.
MalwarHunterTeam tweeted out news of a screenlocker posing as ransomware where the bad guys request nude photos of the victim instead of money.
More data records have been breached in the first six months of 2017 than the whole of 2016. The Gemalto Breach Level Index reports that this amounts to an astonishing 121 records lost or stolen every second of every day.
Researchers have demonstrated a way for remote attackers to exfiltrate data from and send malicious commands to air-gapped networks, using infrared surveillance cameras.
A free mobile anti-virus app developed by the DU group, a developer of Android apps, has been found to collect user data without the device owners' consent.
Some 20 percent of Greater Manchester Police's computers are at risk of a ransomware hack due to still running Windows XP, according to research from Top10VPN.com
Mobile devices under increasing attack from malware, including ransomware, which has seen a 122 percent increase in variants as it becomes an increasingly attractive option for criminals.
Most small or medium-sized organisations in the UK have experienced several different security attacks and data breaches in the past year. And more than a third have experienced a ransomware attack reports Justin Dolly
A malware's been dubbed ExpensiveWall found its way onto Google Play in what has been claimed to have been the second-biggest outbreak to ever hit Google's platform, helping push it to No 2 spot in sources of blacklisted Apps.
CynoSure Prime reports that it has cracked the hashes of virtually all 320 million passwords which security researcher Troy Hunt had put on his 'HaveIBeenPwned' website by early August.
Locky ransomware is back, being pushed out to victims in a concerted spam campaign. Security researchers have also discovered a variant of the ransomware that attempts to evade analysis by security firms using new approach.
In the Brave New World of augmented human cyborgs, security gets really personal, and a differentiator between who you might trust with your brain, your body and your life as Keiron Shepherd explains.
The endpoint security software market is forecast to grow at a 4.5 percent annually over the next five years, reaching £4.6 billion by 2021 according to Forrester research.
The majority of sysadmins - 86 percent - use only the most basic username and password authentication to access and protect their main business account on-site.
CovertBand uses high-frequency audio to place people in a room and track a person's movements using the speakers and microphones that are found in many smartphones, laptops and other devices.
Web application attacks accounted for 73 percent of all incidents and pure public cloud installations experienced the fewest security incidents in recent industry report.
If researchers paid more attention to the Shadow Brokers dump of alleged National Security Agency hacking tools back in April, the WannaCry and NotPetya attacks may have never happened.
Most United Islamic Cyber Force (UICF) members are young people with a low level of technical skills, limited life experience, who had fallen victim to propaganda, according to research by law enforcement agencies and Group IB.
The not-for-profit accreditation body CREST says a lack of "standards-based technical security testing" is putting industrial control system environments at risk.