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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 […]

AI Ransomware Threat to increase in two years says UK GCHQ

The UK’s GCHQ cyber arm, the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), is warning of an imminent surge in AI-based ransomware threats over the next two years. The intelligence and security agency of the United Kingdom emphasizes the critical need for businesses to adopt proactive security measures to safeguard their future. A notable projection from the […]

UK National Cyber Security Centre launches Email Security Service

UK’s National Cyber Security Centre, shortly known as NCSC, has launched an Email Security check service that will help organizations identify cyber threats lurking in spoofed emails that can lead to data breaches. The newly released email security check tool dubbed ‘Mail Check Service’ doesn’t ask for any personal details or for a login. It […]

Hackers try to cyber scam by posing Chief Executive of Lincoln College

A group of hackers have launched a cyber scam by posing as the chief executive officer of National Cyber Security Centre, Lindy Cameron. The cyber fraud was smartly drafted in such a way that it is difficult to make out whether it is genuine or malicious. Going deep into the details, some hackers are seen […]

UK NCSC launches tool to flag scam emails for Microsoft Office 365 Customers

Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre has launched a special tool that will enable Microsoft Office 365 customers to flag scammed emails at just a click of a button. The service is already active since April this year and news is out that within months of its launch the NCSC has received over 6.5 million reports […]

UK NCSC says to ‘Think Random’ on passwords

Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre(NCSC) has passed advice to online users to think of 3-4 randomly used words as passwords rather than using a complex one and storing it in a file or a password manager as it is hard to remember. The logic behind the usage of 3-4 randomly used words as passwords is […]

Salary of the Director of National Cyber Security Centre

To all those who are searching for the salary received by the director of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), here’s an update. A 4 member security expert’s team led by Oireachtas Committee investigating the cyber attack on Ireland HSE has agreed to pay the new director of NCSC a paycheque between €220,500 and €290,500 […]

National Cyber Security Centre for Sweden

As the national infrastructure and the private companies operating in Sweden were being targeted on a constant note with cyber attacks, the government of Nordic nation has planned to establish a National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) soon. The NCSC will be in lines with the cyber arm of UK’s GCHQ and will be managed by […]

NCSC provides tips to ransomware victims

The National Cyber Security Centre, a cyber arm of UK’s GCHQ, has handed over some guidelines to businesses desiring to stay away from ransomware attacks. Citing an example of a UK based firm that was struck by a ransomware gang two times earning them close to £10 million, the government setup security organization advises not […]

UK NCSC issues Cybersecurity warning to Schools n Universities

As more and more US schools are being targeted by cyberattacks from the past few days, Britain’s National Cyber Security Center (NCSC), a cyber arm of GCHQ has issued a warning to all Universities operating across the UK that there is a high probability that their critical infrastructure might also be targeted by hackers or […]

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