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U.K. cyber agency tells government to handle Russian anti-virus software with caution

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 weeks ago

The guidance stops short of banning any software outright, but warns that national agencies should avoid using Russian anti-virus software in the interest of national security.

Equifax: Hackers got personal data on Brits, too

by Shaun Waterman • 2 months ago

Hackers who stole Social Security numbers and other poorly secured personal data for 143 million Americans from Equifax got away with the personal information of nearly 700,000 British citizens as well.

U.K. to establish new innovation center for cybersecurity technology development

by Ryan Johnston • 5 months ago

The new center in London will provide opportunities for collaboration between large firms and startups, as well as other services.

U.K. confirms use of offensive cyberweapons against ISIS

by Ryan Johnston • 6 months ago

Defense Secretary Michael Fallon says his country has taken advantage of offensive cyberweapons against the Islamic State.

New battle in 'Crypto Wars' heating up in wake of Manchester attack

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 7 months ago

Formal talks between governments and tech companies are taking place as European countries ratchet up their calls for encryption backdoors.

Hacking against France's Macron previews dangers for other major European elections

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 7 months ago

“If this is APT28, then they have not abandoned this tool. We can anticipate they’ll continue to use it until the consequences for these actions are greater.”

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