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APT groups are exploiting outdated VPNs to spy on international targets, U.K. and U.S. warn

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

Microsoft warned back in August that suspected Chinese hackers were trying to use VPNs as intelligence-gathering tools.

Teenager arrested in UK for allegedly hacking 'world-famous' musicians

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

Lone hackers have been known to go after data stored by celebrities in the cloud. Law enforcement did not name the musicians who were hacked.

Facebook purges accounts for spreading hate speech, this time in the U.K. and Romania

by Joe Warminsky • 7 months ago

The social media giant says it shut down dozens of accounts, pages and groups intended to "engage in hate speech and spread divisive comments on both sides of the political debate" in the United Kingdom and in Romania.

Equifax fined maximum penalty under 1998 UK data protection law

by Greg Otto • 1 year ago

The fine amounts to $664,000.

House of Representatives to boost info-sharing program with Five Eyes allies

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

The U.S. House of Representatives is looking to ramp up a cyberthreat information-sharing program with the parliaments of allies Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and Britain, according to House CISO Randy Vickers.

London police seize over $667,000 in bitcoin from convicted hacker

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

The sentencing judge described Grant West as “a one-man cybercrime wave.”

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