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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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