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Britain NCSC faces Password Embarrassment

The inception of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) of the United Kingdom in 2016 marked a pivotal step in issuing alerts concerning cyber attacks and hacking incidents. Tasked as the cyber arm of GCHQ (Government Communications Headquarters), its primary aim is to fortify both public and private sectors against digital onslaughts orchestrated by cyber […]

Ransomware news headlines trending on Google

Ransomware Resilience: Evaluating UK’s Preparedness Strategy In the face of escalating ransomware attacks globally, no state or industry appears impervious to the threat posed by malicious malware. However, recent scrutiny suggests that the UK government’s approach to cybersecurity may be akin to an ‘ostrich head in the sand’ strategy, leaving the nation vulnerable to potential […]

Britain starts issuing ‘Early Warning’ to Ransomware Victims

The British government has initiated a fresh initiative named the ‘Early Warning’ program, designed to proactively alert potential targets of impending ransomware attacks, offering a preventive measure before the situation escalates. However, the program, supported by the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), has faced skepticism due to its limited success rate, with only 2% […]

British pregnant women are unwittingly handing over their Genetic data to China

Recent reports have revealed a shocking truth about the inadvertent sharing of prenatal NIFTY blood test data by thousands of pregnant British women with a Chinese company called BGI Group. This company, allegedly affiliated with the People’s Liberation Army, has raised concerns among Members of Parliament in the United Kingdom, prompting calls for a swift […]

Over 25 billion email address and phone numbers available on dark web and Putin hacking British Power Network

Precisely speaking, the heading is related to two different articles with different stories. The first one goes as follows: According to a study conducted by Digital Shadows Photon research team, and their report dubbed “Account Takeover in 2022,” about 25 billion email addresses and phone numbers, along with an equivalent number of credit card details […]

China spies on the UK populace with microchips

Britain populace should start being cautious with smart appliances as security analysts suggest that china might have started a spying campaign on them via domestic appliances. Yes, what you’ve read is right! There is a fair amount of chance that Beijing might have weaponized millions of gadgets operating in the household of Britons through microchips. […]

Data Security Threat to UK Government Ministers and Civil Servants

All the ministers and government employees working in the UK were issued a warning when their official contact details were publicly available online until March 2020. The Government Communication Service website was publicly displaying information of about 45k Govt employees and details include email address, phone numbers and job titles, along with the social media […]

Cyber Crime fraudsters to make £80m during Christmas 2022

Cyber Crime, also synonymously referred to as online fraud, is reported to surge in this Christmas 2022 festive season and so online users are reported to lose around £80 million pounds over the next 10-15 days. UK’s Labour party conducted a survey and revealed the above stated stats as facts and warned that the number […]

Hackers target over 330 Britons a minute, says research

Research conducted by Nord VPN says about 330 Britons are hacked every minute, i.e. one Brit, for every 0.2 seconds. Concernedly, the hacking has gone on a rampage and is increasing at epic proportions. In the past 12 months, one in ten people in the UK is falling prey to money thefts, bank account information […]

Russia Ukraine War ejects cyber attack concerns in the Britain

After the cyber attack on the British Army’s Twitter and YouTube feed, the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has issued a warning against Russian hacking efforts on National Infrastructure. The cyber arm of GCHQ is urging organizations to give regular breaks to the frontline cyber workforce to recharge, as the work pressure will quadruple in […]

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