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New Telecommunications Security Bill for U.K.

The British Parliament has introduced the Telecommunications Security Bill to strengthen the security framework of the telecommunication companies in the U.K. The proposed legislation...

ICO’s Ticket for Data Breach! Ticketmaster Fined £1.25 Mn Over 2018...

The U.K.’s Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) recently penalized Ticketing website Ticketmaster for £1.25 million ($1.65 million) following a data breach in 2018. The privacy...

Why Europeans Don’t Trust U.S. Organizations with their Data

A study from pCloud, a European file-sharing and cloud storage provider, revealed that 82% of Europeans do not trust U.S. technology firms with their...

50% of U.K. Firms opt for Outsourced Cybersecurity Services: Report

Shortage of skilled cybersecurity professionals continues to be a major concern for most businesses in the U.K., which made 50% of enterprises to opt...

U.K. Government Proposes IoT Security Rules, Non-compliance May Lead to Fine

A proposal from the U.K. government stated that insecure IoT devices that are used in households and businesses could be banned from sale or...

Russia-based APT29 Targets COVID-19 Vaccine Research

The U.K.’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), Canada’s Communications Security Establishment (CSE), and the National Security Agency (NSA) of the U.S. stated that a...

50% of Users Online Fall Victim to Cyberattacks: Report

Threat actors are using sophisticated hacking methods to target users online. It’s not just about taking advantage of Coronavirus-related anxieties, but attackers are using...

U.K.’s Computer Misuse Act Turns 30; Security Professionals Call For Reform

A coalition of cybersecurity businesses and professionals in the U.K.  wrote a letter to the Prime Minister Boris Johnson urging him to reform the...

U.K.’s Privacy Watchdog Receives a Million Phishing Emails Reports

The U.K’s privacy watchdog, National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), received one million phishing email reports in two months, with an average of 16,500 email...

Online Fraudsters Steal Over $21 Mn Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Action Fraud, the U.K.’s National Fraud and Cybercrime Reporting Center,  reported that consumers have lost more than £17 million (US$21 million) to online frauds...

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