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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 […]

UK Military data breach and LockBit admin identified

In recent days, the digital media has been abuzz with speculation regarding a potential breach of Britain’s defense database. Today, the Ministry of Defense, UK, officially confirmed that its servers experienced unauthorized access, resulting in the exposure of personal and financial information belonging to military personnel and certain political figures, particularly those within ministerial roles. […]

EASA Alerts Airlines Amid Suspected Cyber-Attacks on UK-Bound Flights

European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has issued a cautionary alert following reports of cyber-attacks targeting flights bound for the United Kingdom. These incidents have raised serious concerns regarding the safety and security of air travel, prompting EASA to advise airlines and flight crews to remain vigilant and take necessary precautions. According to EASA, some […]

Over 40m UK voters personal data breached in hack by China

In an unprecedented move, the United Kingdom’s government is poised to publicly accuse China of orchestrating a cyber breach into its Electoral Commission’s database. The breach, occurring between August 2021 and October 2022, saw over 40 million voter records compromised. Deputy Prime Minister Oliver Dowden is slated to address Parliament, officially attributing the cyber-attack to […]

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 […]

Cyber Attack blame to UK Airspace Chaos

Over the last several hours, the air traffic situation in Britain has plunged into a state of turmoil, prompting some segments of the media to attribute the crisis to a cyber-attack. Indeed, the reports you’ve come across are accurate. Nevertheless, no concrete evidence has emerged to support the notion that the disruption was the result […]

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% […]

Cyber Attack on UK Electoral Database leaks 8 yrs voters information

A significant breach has come to light, as cyber threat actors managed to infiltrate a trove of valuable electoral commission data spanning an impressive eight-year period from 2014 to 2022. The disclosure of this breach has recently been made by the UK Electoral Commission, following its provision of breach details to the Information Commission Office […]

Breached credentials of UK top universities available on dark web

Nowadays, those interested can sieve some of the sensitive to very sensitive information from the dark web and that includes banking and email credentials of individuals and businesses. And according to a report compiled and released by Crossword Cybersecurity, information related to over 2.2 million students and staff from UK’s 100 top universities is now […]

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 […]

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