British intelligence officials examined Chinese telecom company Huawei amid UK espionage fears following a parliamentary review by the Intelligence and Security Committee, says Wired.co.uk.
Mint credit card owners from the Royal Bank of Scotland are being targeted again by a phishing campaign via email trying to steal their personal and financial credentials, according to Millersmiles.
Royal Bank of Scotland customers have been targeted by a new phishing campaign designed to steal their credit card credentials, according to Millersmiles.
The London Metropolitan Police arrested four theft suspects after a cyber-attack drained £1 million from bank accounts, according to Softpedia.
Cyber criminals are targeting UK taxpayers’ personal information and credit card credentials with phishing e-mails containing a fake HM Revenue & Customs tax refund form, according to Malwarebytes.
The NSA and Britain’s GCHQ intelligence agency infiltrated real-life agents into World of Warcraft and Second Life online gaming communities to detect potential terrorist activity, according to UK national newspaper The Guardian.
An ongoing spam email campaign is targeting UK’s Royal Mail customers to steal their personal data, according to MX Labs researchers.
The Royal Bank of Scotland admitted not investing enough in technology after a recent system failure left more than 1 million customers unable to withdraw cash or pay for purchases.
A hacker defaced the web site of the UK Council for Graduate Education and leaked account credentials of 636 users, and disparaged the council’s security measures, according to cyberwarnews.info. He also breached the Pixel Federation web site leaking 38.000 account credentials, according to cyberwarnews.info.
Cyber-attacks pose a threat to the stability of the UK financial system and banks must intensify efforts to fend them off starting next year, the nation’s central bank says.
The European Parliament’s public Wi-Fi network was attacked and several staff email accounts were compromised in an apparent attempt to expose security flaws, according to the European Parliament's Free Software User Group.
The accounts of British gambling portal Racing Post have been compromised in a recent cyber-attack, the company said.
The UK allowed the US National Security Agency (NSA) to store and analyze mobile phone and fax numbers, emails and IP addresses of UK citizens since 2007, according to The Guardian newspaper.
A new round of Cryptolocker ransomware spam apparently aimed at small and medium business is targeting “tens of millions of UK customers,” according to an alert by the Cyber Crime Unit of the UK's National Crime Agency (NCA).