Cyber Crime

1 in 5 UK Businesses Have Been Attacked by Hackers

A recent survey has revealed that at least 1 in 5 UK businesses have been attacked or the victim of hackers/cyber crime. The research conducted also found that out of 1,200 ...

April 18, 2017 at 6:05 pm by

Pirates Identify Booty by Hacking Shipping Company

When people talk about “pirates” and “hacking” together, it usually refers to those who release versions of software with the digital rights management ...

March 4, 2016 at 10:00 am by

Hackers Hit Hollywood Hospital With Ransomware

It seems that no system is beyond the reach of hackers out to line their own pockets. For almost an entire week, the Hollywood Presbyterian Memorial Medical Center has been ...

February 16, 2016 at 9:21 am by
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Six Arrested in Lizard Squad Crackdown

Six people in the UK have been arrested for using Lizard Squad’s infamous DDoS tool, Lizard Stresser. Operation Vivarium, co-ordinated by the National Crime Agency (NCA), ...

August 28, 2015 at 4:48 pm by

FBI Informant Leads Attacks on Turkish Government

A hacker who turned to being an FBI informant in order to avoid prison has been leading cyber attacks on Turkey. Hector Xavier Montague, or better know under the alias Sabu, ...

August 11, 2014 at 10:25 pm by

“Oleg Pliss” Apple iPhone Hack Spreads To the USA, UK and New Zealand

On the back of yesterday’s news that Australian Apple Devices were getting hijacked through the ‘Find my iPhone’ feature it turns out that the problem is ...

May 28, 2014 at 11:18 am by

Microsoft Cold Call Virus Scammer Jailed

If you haven’t had one of those stupid phone calls telling you your computer has a virus, I bet you’ve at least heard from a friend or relative that has. ...

April 1, 2014 at 10:19 am by

Criminals Can Recover Personal Details From Used Phones, Even After Factory Reset

A recent Channel 4 investigation into the used phone trade in the UK has exposed some worrying privacy concerns. An investigation into two of the largest pawn brokers that are ...

February 8, 2014 at 1:40 pm by

Ross Ulbricht, Alleged Creator Of Silk Road, Pleads Not Guilty To All Charges

Alleged founder and manager of the Bitcoin based black-market website Silk Road, Ross Ulbricht, reportedly pleaded not guilty to all charges raised against him by the US ...

February 8, 2014 at 1:20 pm by

FBI Seizes Record 144,336 Bitcoins – Worth $28 Million

RT reports that the FBI have just made their biggest seizure of bitcoins to date, a staggering 144,336 worth an estimated $28 million at current market value. The FBI claim to ...

October 27, 2013 at 1:14 pm by

Cryptic Software And Bournemouth University Team Up To Train Students In Cyber Security

Cyber Security is becoming an increasing concern for everyone; businesses, schools, hospitals, governments and even the everyday home user. That’s why we were quite ...

September 16, 2013 at 12:34 pm by

The FBI Admits It Controlled Freedom Hosting Tor Servers

Wired reports that the FBI has admitted to hacking into Freedom Hosting and taking control of it. Freedom Hosting was a Tor powered hosting network that was shut down about 6 ...

September 14, 2013 at 1:34 pm by

Russian Botnet Taking Over Tor Network, Now Accounts For 80% Of Users

Reports suggest that a Russian Botnet has managed to infiltrate and flood the Tor network. The number of Tor users has been slowly rising as people look to protect themselves ...

September 6, 2013 at 8:32 am by

41% Of Online Fraud Victims Never Recover Lost Funds Says Kaspersky Report

According to a recent Kaspersky Labs report and survey, things do not look good for online fraud victims. Apparently 41% of victims did not recover any of the lost funds ...

August 25, 2013 at 5:07 pm by

German Security Provider Says 750 PayPal Phishing Sites Are Created Daily

PayPal phishing schemes drive me mad. I probably get about 5-10 emails everyday across my various work and personal email accounts from phishing sites trying to trick me into ...

August 15, 2013 at 10:54 am by


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