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Great British Firewall blocks 54 million cyber attacks and news about Lauri Love

United Kingdom’s National Cyber Security Center(NCSC) has disclosed that its security teams have succeeded in blocking around 54 million malicious online attacks last year and have taken down around 120,000 fake websites- all as a part of a ‘Great British Firewall’ program designed to stop cybercriminals targeting the public to steal money and sensitive data. […]

ISIL will shift its focus to cyber attacks after battlefield loss!

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, shortly known as ISIL, is all set to shift its focus to cyber warfare due to the battlefield loss with American troops in Iraq. Yes, the terrorist group along with a few other anti-social elements of Israel has decided to launch cyber attacks on the critical infrastructure […]

UK Intelligence tracked 100 hacking groups’ cyber attacking government data!

UK’s National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) has made it official on Sunday that it has tracked around 100 hacking groups which are trying to steal the country’s sensitive data. Thus, with the announcement that UK Intelligence wants to infer that all threats to national security of their country have moved to “Cyber Dimension”. Ciaran Martin, […]

Britain’s NCSC blames Russia for Cyber Attacks!

After Theresa May, the former Prime Minister of Britain, it is the National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) which is blaming Russia for staging cyber attacks on critical infrastructure and other sectors within past one year. Ciaran Martin, the Executive Director of NCSC has accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of conducting espionage and attacks on developed […]

Britain blames Iran for launching Cyber Attack on its Parliament

GCHQ of Britain has released a press statement on the last weekend saying that a brute force cyber attack launched on its parliament in June this year was carried out by the cyber army of Iran. The attack which led to email leaks of few high profile politicians, their peers, and the staff was caused […]

Britain is being hit by at least two state-funded cyber attacks per day

Jeremy Fleming, the head of GCHQ has disclosed that the digital infrastructure of public and privately owned companies in Britain is being hit by at least two state-funded cyber attacks on a daily note. However, Fleming expects that the recent injection of cash by the British government to bolster National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) will […]

UK firms could face £17 million fine for disregarding Cyber Security

Businesses operating in the UK could face a fine of £17 million fine or will be charged 4% of their global turnover for disregarding threats related to Cyber Security. A Network and Information Systems (NIS) Directive has been passed on this issue and is said to come into effect from May 2018. The NIS Directive […]

British politicians put on high alert against Russian Cyber Attacks

National Cyber Security Agency (NCSC) of Britain has put all politicians of its nation on high alert against a possible Russian cyber attack before the June 8 general elections. The warning comes just after two weeks when France leader Macron accused Russia of trying to negatively influence his win in the recently concluded general elections […]

China cyber attacks IT companies operating in Britain

China-based hacking group known as APT10 has launched spear-phishing cyber attacks on IT firms based in London. United Kingdom’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has confirmed this news and added that the aim of these cybercriminal gangs is to steal private data along with intellectual properties and use them as a proxy for future attacks. […]

Cyber Attacks on fitness trackers, smartphones, and voice-activated gadgets

All those who are using Fitness trackers, smartphones and voice-activated gadgets such as Amazon Echo, here’s some bad news for you. The National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) and the National Crime Agency (NCA) of UK have generated a report which states that hackers are targeting people using the above said sophisticated gadgets to hold people […]

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