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Facebook and Twitter bosses could be jailed in Britain for Data Privacy

If those heading companies like Facebook and Twitter fail to protect their user data in Britain, then there is a chance that they might be sentenced to a jail term for a specific period in the year 2020. Yes, this is what is going to be brought up by the government of the UK early […]

Cyber Attack on London Power Grid could cost £111 million per day

A Cyber Attack on the power grid of London could not only leave more than 1.5 million people in dark but could also cost the city a loss of £111 million per day says a new study made by ITRC of the University of Oxford. According to a study conducted by the UK Infrastructure Transitions […]

Russia alleges Cyber Attack on its Presidential Elections from West

Russia, the country led by President Vladimir Putin has alleged that two nations from the west have launched cyber attacks on its Presidential Elections in March 2018 to influence the election results. In what seems to be direct blame on the United States and Dan Coats, the UK intelligence officer, Nikolai Murashov, the deputy director […]

Britain to combat Russian Cyber Attacks with £250 Million Cyber Force

United Kingdom has decided to combat its cyber adversaries with a £250 Million Cyber Force. The Theresa May led country has disclosed that the cyber force will help combat terrorist groups and criminal gangs apart from the Cyber Threats emerging from countries like Russia, China, and Iran. Britain’s Cyber Force includes experts from military services […]

Britain Watchdog $658,000 fine on Equifax and NSA Eternal Blue Cyber Threat

US Crediting reporting company Equifax has been slapped with a fine of $658,000 or £500,000 for failing to protect information of more than 15 million UK citizens during a cyber attack which took place last year. The Information Commissioner’s Office(ICO) has come up with the said conclusion of levying a penalty on Equifax after it […]

Over 20K Superdrug customer details leaked in Cyber Attack

Superdrug Stores PLC, an online health and beauty retailer in the UK has admitted that hackers stole details of its 20K customers for ransom. A spokesperson who apologized to its customers via Twitter added that the stolen details include customer names, addresses, phone numbers, reward points and DOBs for most of the customers. It’s said […]

Lewisham Council hit by Ransomware Attack

Lewisham Council, the local authority of Lewisham London Borough based in Catford, UK is said to have become a victim of ransomware cyber attack last week. As per the details available in the news section of the website, an authorized access to the IT storage portal is said to have occurred in April this year. […]

GCHQ claims 5G network of UK is vulnerable to spies from China

Jeremy Fleming, the head of Britain’s GCHQ has warned that the 5G network which is about to be launched next year in the UK is extremely vulnerable to spies funded by the Chinese government. And he says that if in case, this happens, then it could pose as the greatest cyber threat to national infrastructure […]

UK decides to name and shame Countries which are behind cyber attacks

The United Kingdom has finally decided to name and shame all those countries which are trying to launch or have launched cyber attacks on its critical infrastructure. The names include Russia, North Korea, and other states which are alleged to be behind the cyber assaults on Britain’s infrastructure on a previous note. UK’s Attorney General […]

Russian Cyber Threat forces the UK to sign digital security Pact

Russian Cyber Threat has forced the United Kingdom to sign world’s largest digital security pact worth £15 million. The digital agreement is expected to include leaders from 53 nations to sign the world’s largest cyber declaration which assures to join forces to combat criminals and hostile actors engaged in cyber warfare. As the cyber threat […]

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