About 21 per cent of UK teachers reported being cyber-bullied by students, according to a report by the National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers.
The Harley Medical Group, a UK-based cosmetic surgery clinic has been targeted by cyber-criminals in an alleged extortion attempt, according to The Guardian. Details of 480,000 people may have been compromised.
Expanding connectivity brought on by the Internet of Everything (IoE) will help ease passengers’ daily commute, bring consumers back to local high streets, help people improve their health and increase efficiency in the energy and manufacturing sectors, according to a Cisco report.
Mumsnet, a UK web site for parents, has reset the passwords of all 1.5 million users after a breach due to the Heartbleed vulnerability, according to the BBC. The vulnerability was exploited in this case, causing data loss.
UK intelligence agencies do not store intercepted data indefinitely except for data concerning suspected criminals, according to a report commissioned by Parliament.
The Twitter account of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport has been hacked to protest the ongoing government expenses scandal, according to The Enquirer.
St Aldhelm’s Academy lost £1.1 million after scammers posed as its bank and asked for the school's account code, according to Metro.
A man has received a suspended four-month jail sentence in the UK for scamming people into paying for a free Microsoft product, according to the BBC.
The British government launched a new organization to help the UK manage cyber security incidents and improve response capabilities, according to a government website.
Two people were arrested following accusations of a cyber-scam involving fake auctions with Apple laptops on eBay, according to v3.co.uk.
EE, O2, Three and Vodafone, together with the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), will launch a spam reporting service to protect mobile customers from unsolicited text messages, according to a GSMA press release.
A Morrisons employee has been arrested after the supermarket chain suffered a major data breach, according to West Yorkshire Police.
Britain’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is investigating BT over "exposed user credentials en masse" after it dropped Yahoo mail services, according to BBC.
UK’s Morrisons supermarket chain had its staff payroll data stolen and leaked on the web after a data breach, according to The Telegraph.