Ukrainian police have arrested members of a notorious ransomware gang that recently targeted American universities. The Ukraine National Police said it had worked with Interpol and the US and South Korean authorities to charge six members of the Ukraine-based Cl0p hacker group who are allegedly responsible for a half billion-dollar cyber crimewave.

Cyber Security Education: Iranian hackers posed as academics at London’s School of Oriental and African Studies to conduct an online espionage campaign targeting experts on the Middle East. The hacking attempt was carried out by a group called itself ‘Charming Kitten’ and are widely thought to be operating behalf of Iran’s shadowy Revolutionary Guard. Iran — […]

The hacking gang behind the Colonial Pipeline attack has started to point the finger at a rival gang – as the FBI launch a major investigation.

Criminals stuck at home during Covid pandemic steal cash from ATM’s with software hacks – Physical attacks plumet.

A nasty cyber gang claims to take a bite out of Apple with $50 million ransom. The gang of cyber criminals are demanding the Cupertino-based firm pay up the money or they will release Apple device blueprints.

Facial recognition should be banned in Europe because of its “deep and non-democratic intrusion” into people’s private lives says the the EU’s privacy watchdog, the European Data Protection Supervisor, (EDPS).

Surveillance: It is a little known but obvious irony that the efforts of the Chinese government to keep tabs on its populace with surveillance means it must demand its own domestic tech companies install weakened security.

The US Justice Department is creating a task force to tackle the growing threat of ransomware and extortion schemes targeting school districts.

Businesses, and anyone caught in a bad-tempered divorce, should be on the alert for mercenary hackers for hire. Firms large and small have been victim to keypad for hire gunslingers who possess tech savvy skills to breach the most sophisticated defences.

Legal chiefs are increasingly being tasked with maintaining their organizations’ data protection and cybersecurity in the wake of high profile breaches and growing privacy legislation, according to an Association of Corporate Counsel report released Tuesday.