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UK Investing £20M to Find the Next Cyber Security Stars

UK Investing £20M to Find the Next Cyber Security Stars

The UK government is launching a new initiative called the Cyber Discovery programme. With a budget of £20M, it aims to get 15 to 18-year-old interested in cyber-security.  ...

November 20, 2017 at 3:08 pm by

Researchers Find Poor Coding Leaves Banks Vulnerable to Hacking

Researchers find that sloppy coding in the finance sector leaves 1.3 million weaknesses Just how safe is your money? It depends on where you keep it I suppose. If it’s ...

November 14, 2017 at 3:02 pm by

North Korean Radio Hacked to Play ‘The Final Countdown’

The Final Countdown I do my best to stay away from the political stuff, especially where work is involved. However, this story was just a little too entertaining to skip past. ...

November 11, 2017 at 7:50 pm by

Google Release Figures Revealing How Gmail Accounts Get Hacked

  Google release figures showing the method by which Gmail accounts get compromised. With hacking seemingly on the increase, internet security is becoming more relevant. ...

November 11, 2017 at 1:28 pm by
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North Korea has Successfully Hacked Warship Blueprints

The North Korea Hacking Department – Office 39 Relations with North Korea are not very good at the moment. This is, in part, due to political tension, but also the very ...

October 31, 2017 at 2:19 pm by
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A Microsoft ‘Secret Hidden Database’ of Software Vulnerabilities was Hacked

Major revelation in security breach at Microsoft Hacking and security, in general, is a growing matter of concern for many. Hearing of new attacks frankly isn’t that ...

October 18, 2017 at 11:20 am by

North Korea Sabotaged a UK TV Drama Series to Stop it Being Made

Sadly, it wasn’t the X-Factor If I was to list a number of countries I would like to live in, North Korea wouldn’t feature very high. I’m sure that by and ...

October 17, 2017 at 10:47 am by
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Security Researcher says Islamic State Hackers are ‘Garbage at Coding’

Their Poor ability severely restricts the risk says Security Researcher Generally speaking, whenever one hears about Islamic State, it’s often not good. On this ...

September 25, 2017 at 2:13 pm by

New NSA Windows Hacking Tool Leaks

Back in May, the WannaCry ransomware decimated millions of Windows PC around the world. Later, a similar worm – dubbed EternalRocks – compromised a load more Windows ...

September 12, 2017 at 3:12 pm by

US Voting Machines Hacked in Minutes at DEF CON

The spectre of voter fraud – perceived or otherwise – in the US is becoming an increasingly prevalent conspiracy theory. Indeed, even the current US President himself ...

July 30, 2017 at 5:38 pm by

Microsoft Accuses Chinese Coin Farmer of Hacking XBox Accounts

Competitive online gaming can be difficult. Particularly games that employ a ‘pay to win’ style economy. Therefore many people are tempted to purchase reduce cost ...

May 23, 2017 at 4:22 pm by

New Government Poll Reports Cyber Attacks at Significantly Higher Rate

A new government survey published today has reported that cyber crime may be significantly higher than previously thought. In a survey conducted over 1500 UK businesses, 46% ...

April 19, 2017 at 1:40 pm by
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Microsoft Patched NSA Hack on Global Banks Before it was Leaked

Microsoft has announced that the NSA Global Banking leak released earlier this week (which reportedly exposed flaws in Windows security) had been fixed before the leak had ...

April 17, 2017 at 2:24 pm by
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US Government Successfully Hacks the Global Banking System

SHADOW BROKERS – an online hacking group, has released documentation appearing to prove that the NSA created technology capable of breaking the security of the Global ...

April 15, 2017 at 1:00 pm by

Intel Security Survey Reveals only 42% of Consumers Take Proper Security Measures

In the kind of Christmas news that hackers would love to hear, Intel Security’s latest McAfee Most Hackable Holiday Gifts report declares that less than half of all ...

November 22, 2016 at 4:00 am by