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Newsbite: Polish police arrest prolific ransomware cyber-criminal

A Polish national using the online name "Armaged0n" was arrested by the Polish Police, in cooperation with the Belgian Federal Police and Europol on suspicion of having used ransomware to encrypt several thousand computers.

Newsbite: PCI SSC to encourage more qualified integrators and resellers

PCI SCC says it is making changes to the Qualified Integrators and Resellers programme to reduce merchant risk by mitigating the leading causes of payment data breaches.

Cyber-attacks against Russia may follow attempted nerve agent killing in UK

Offensive cyber-attacks against Russia are reported to be among options under consideration by the UK if it is dissatisfied with Russia's explanation by midnight today of the use in this country of Russian nerve agent Novichok.

Cyber Security Certification Scheme launched by LDSC & Secured by Design

A pilot of the UK's first police-backed digital certification scheme has been launched the London Digital Security Centre (LDSC) in partnership with Secured by Design (SBD), the national police crime prevention initiative.

Newsbite: New laws for driverless vehicles to look at hacking risks

The government is reviewing transport laws to take account of automated vehicles and may introduce specific new criminal offences to deal with interference, which would include vehicle hacking.