A joint alert issued by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the United Kingdom's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) warns that Russian state-sponsored cyber actors are actively targeting home and enterprise routers.
The European Commission announced on Wednesday plans to cancel new registration and domain renewals for .eu domains owned by British citizens. EU citizens residing in the UK are also barred from registering or renewing domains.
UK authorities will seek a warrant to probe the computer systems of Cambridge Analytica, the company blamed for covertly siphoning the data of over 50 million Facebook users.
A cyber-espionage group historically believed to be operating in the interests of the Chinese government is believed to have hacked a UK government contractor from where security researchers found evidence that attackers stole information related to UK government departments and military technology.
All the countries part of the Five Eyes intelligence-sharing alliance — the US, the UK, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand— have made formal statements accusing the Russian Federation of orchestrating the NotPetya ransomware outbreak.
The UK has become the first major Western country to formally accuse the Russian military of orchestrating and launching the NotPetya ransomware outbreak.
The UK will not extradite Lauri Love to face hacking charges in the US, according to a court ruling announced today.
A UK court has sentenced a 19-year-old teenager to eight years in prison for buying a car bomb on the Dark Web with the intention of killing his parents.
A 24-year-old man has pleaded guilty yesterday in a UK court for creating and advertising two malware-related services employed by thousands of criminals.
A Manchester judge spared a UK teen who was behind a large number of DDoS attacks of any prison time, sentencing the youth to 16 months detention, suspended for two years.
A UK man living in a caravan park has pleaded guilty last week to cyber-attacks on 17 websites and selling stolen user information on the Dark Web.
A UK court has sentenced a Barclays bank employee to six years and four months in prison for helping members of the Dridex cyber-criminal network launder over £2.5 million, which is approximately $3.33 million at today's exchange rate.
A branch of the UK intelligence forces has sent out a letter to UK government departments and agencies about the use of Russian antivirus software to protect computers that store classified information.
For the second time since it fessed up to suffering a data breach last month, Equifax has issued a correction, acknowledging today in a press release that hackers stole details on over 15.2 million UK citizens.
Officials reminded everyone this week that governments in the US and UK have not given up on their efforts to force tech companies to provide encryption backdoors, despite previous attempts being shut down following public outcry.
A real-time facial recognition software tested by London Metropolitan Police at this year's Notting Hill Carnival was labeled as a "resounding success" by police officers, but privacy groups members who were invited to view it in action called it "inaccurate and painfully crude."
British lawmakers have filed on Monday a statement of intent regarding proposals for improvements to the Data Protection Act, with a focus on criminalizing anonymous data re-identification, imposing larger fines for cyber incidents, and more user protections for British online netizens.
Over 22,000 users unwittingly agreed to clean public toilets when they connected to free WiFi hotspots at various UK establishments.