For more than half a century, this conference has brought nations together from Europe and across the Atlantic to forge our common security. The fundamental values we share – respect for human dignity, human rights, freedom, democracy and equality – have created common cause to act together in our shared interest. Read full story.
A Briton has been jailed for two years for running a product-testing service for hackers. A 24-year-old man from Colchester, Essex has been sentenced to two years in prison for running a website that allowed cyber criminals to test attacks against antivirus scanners. Read full story.
Personal information for thousands of FedEx customers worldwide has been exposed after a legacy Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud storage server was left open to public access without a password. Kromtech Security Center researchers stumbled upon the AWS S3 bucket, finding that it contained more than 119,000 scanned documents, including passports, drivers’ licenses and Applications […]
The defence minister has accused the Russian government of “undermining democracy” with a cyber-attack that targeted Ukraine and spread across Europe last year. The UK government took the unusual step of publicly accusing Moscow of the NotPetya ransomware attack in June, which primarily targeted the Ukrainian financial, energy and government sectors. Read full story.
Pretty much all security leaders fear digital threats will rise across multiple channels, including the web, social media and mobile technologies. This is according to a new report by RiskIQ which revealed a ‘perfect storm’ of cybercrime, as a combination of staff shortages and escalating threats. In such a scenario, organisations would be caught completely […]
Visitors to the official website of the Winter Olympics were left high and dry over the weekend after a cyber-attack made it unavailable for around 12 hours. The incident happened shortly before the opening ceremony on Friday, with the issue only resolved by 8am the next day local time. Read full story.