Cyber Security Roundup for June 2020

Cyber Security Roundup for June 2020

A roundup of UK focused Cyber and Information Security News, Blog Posts, Reports and general Threat Intelligence from the previous calendar month, May 2020.EasyJet's disclosure of a "highly sophisticated cyber-attack", which occurred ...
Cyberattack Against UK Supercomputer ARCHER Forces Operators to Disable Access for Scientists

Cyberattack Against UK Supercomputer ARCHER Forces Operators to Disable Access for Scientists

ARCHER, a UK world-class supercomputer, was hit by a cyberattack earlier this week. Providing invaluable resources for scientists studying global issues, the UK National Supercomputing service also serves a National Health Service ...
HMRC Removes 292 COVID-19 Phishing Websites in Less Than 2 Months

HMRC Removes 292 COVID-19 Phishing Websites in Less Than 2 Months

Governments across the globe have been struggling to block the ongoing fraud attempts and attacks that have proliferated amid the coronavirus lockdown. According to official data, Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) ...
US and UK Cyber Security Agencies Warn of APT Attacks against Healthcare Organizations

US and UK Cyber Security Agencies Warn of APT Attacks against Healthcare Organizations

An advisory from the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cybersecurity, the Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) warns of a coordinated attack against the healthcare ...
Cyber Aware Campaign in the UK Asks for People’s Help and 83 Phishing Scams Get Shut Down

Cyber Aware Campaign in the UK Asks for People’s Help and 83 Phishing Scams Get Shut Down

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) in the UK launched a suspicious email reporting service (SERS) to the public, and the results were immediate: more than 80 web campaigns were shut down ...
UK Cyber Body Offers Practical Guidelines on Dealing with Coronavirus-Themed Cyber Threats

UK Cyber Body Offers Practical Guidelines on Dealing with Coronavirus-Themed Cyber Threats

The National Cyber Security Centre, the UK’s independent authority on cybersecurity, has released practical advice for individuals and organizations on how to deal with coronavirus-related malicious cyber activity. In a joint announcement ...
Cyber Security Roundup for April 2020

Cyber Security Roundup for April 2020

A roundup of UK focused Cyber and Information Security News, Blog Posts, Reports and general Threat Intelligence from the previous calendar month, March 2020.The UK went into lockdown in March due to ...
UK intelligence agency warns of cybercriminals exploiting the Coronavirus outbreak

UK intelligence agency warns of cybercriminals exploiting the Coronavirus outbreak

A division of GCHQ (Britain’s equivalent to the NSA) has warned the public to be on their guard against cybercriminals exploiting the Coronavirus outbreak. The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has described ...
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Assessment Frameworks for NIS Directive Compliance

According to the NIS Directive, Member States should adopt a common set of baseline security requirements to ensure a minimum level of harmonized security measures across EU and enhance the overall level ...
Huawei set for limited UK 5G role, but can we Trust Huawei?

Huawei set for limited UK 5G role, but can we Trust Huawei?

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Today the UK Government decided Huawei can be allowed to help build the UK's 5G network, but remain banned from supplying kit to "sensitive parts" of the core network. The Prime Minister ...