UK taxpayers have been targeted by over 1.5 million email scams, calls and text messages over the past two years purporting to be from Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC), according to data published today.
The growing need for businesses to embrace digital transformation is prompting many firms to adopt a hybrid multi-cloud approach.
A hacker stole the personal data of 1,000 employees of the Ordnance Survey, the government-owned mapping agency for Britain, Verdict can reveal.
Despite years of warnings about the risk of insider cyber threats, the number of incidents and the associated costs has risen sharply over the last two years.
The hack on MGM Resorts that has exposed the personal details of over 10 million people may be a smokescreen for a far more sophisticated attack to get in-depth personal data on law enforcement leaders, private sector heads, key government influencers and politicians.
Cybersecurity company SentinelOne has seen its valuation climb past the billion mark for the first time, giving it unicorn status, with a Series E funding round in which it raised $200m.
The UK government lost an average of 39 devices a week in the 12 months between 1 June 2018 and 1 June 2019, highlighting the need for greater security practices.
Amazon’s Ring doorbell will now require two-factor authentication to improve “privacy, security and control”.
The rate of cyberattacks targeting businesses continues to rise, yet according to EY, two thirds of organisations are still treating cybersecurity as an afterthought.
Payments technology giant Mastercard has today announced the development of the European Cyber Resilience Centre, a new cybersecurity centre designed to encourage public-private collaboration in the continent.
Companies worldwide are increasingly aware of the threat posed by cyberattacks, yet cybersecurity is still not a core competency for a worryingly large number of corporate boards.
The news that the government of Puerto Rico has lost over $2.6m in a phishing scam should be treated as a vital reminder to businesses about how easy such emails are to fall for, according to cybersecurity experts.
Apple has joined the Fast Identity Online (FIDO) Alliance as a board member in a move towards password-free authentication.
Cybersecurity startup CybelAngel has raised $36m in funding to expand its digital risk management platform globally and advance its AI-powered software as a service platform.
GlobalData research has found the top cybersecurity influencers based on their performance and engagement online.
US federal prosecutors have charged four members of China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) over the 2017 Equifax hack, in which some 147 million customers of the credit reporting agency had their personal data stolen.
In Iowa, rather than casting votes in polling stations, registered Democrats meet in precincts to elect delegates that then support a particular Democrat candidate.
Cybercriminals are forever on the hunt for the latest software vulnerabilities to exploit.
A vulnerability has been identified in the Philips Hue smart bulbs range that could be exploited by hackers to take over the networks of homes and businesses.
A data breach at UK-based Crew and Concierge Limited has exposed the personal data of 17,379 people of 50 different nationalities working in the yachting industry.
Consumers are only just gaining a sense of just how much of their personal data brands have access to, with there being a fine line between having a more personalised or convenient experience and compromising on privacy.
A malicious hacker gained access to the employee emails of slot machine operator Golden Entertainment, with one email, which the hacker may have accessed, containing a wealth of customer personal data.
User-friendly cybersecurity is fundamental for businesses to operate, the chief technology officer of French retail giant Carrefour has said.
The presence of the novel coronavirus has been confirmed in the UK for the first time, but as fear grows about the risk of catching the disease, opportunistic cybercriminals are using the crisis to spread malware.
A partnership between technology giant Hitachi and customer identity and access management (CIAM) software provider Ubisecure is introducing vein-based biometrics to customer-facing applications.
The UK cybersecurity sector is now worth £8.3bn, as investment in the industry booms.
A strong relationship between the public and private sector is vital in the fight against cybercrime, according to Europol executive director Catherine De Bolle.
Manufacturers of connected IoT smart devices will soon have to adhere to stricter security requirements under new government guidelines.