Today, a UK judge sentenced 19-year-old Adam Mudd to two years in prison for creating and running Titanium Stresser, a DDoS-for-hire service that was behind over 1.7 million DDoS attacks since 2013.
TalkTalk, a UK-based Internet service provider, has temporarily banned TeamViewer and other similar remote control software programs, citing security issues related to increased scam operations.
A hacking crew that goes by the name of National Hackers Agency (NHA) has defaced 605 websites in one go after they managed to get access to a server from UK hosting firm DomainMonster.
German police announced today that fellow UK police officers have arrested a suspect behind a serious cyber-attack that crippled German ISP Deutsche Telekom at the end of November 2016.
UK's National Crime Agency said today that officers arrested two suspects for hacking the Washington CCTV network and installing ransomware.
A group of at least two hackers has tried to extort a ransom payment from the Lloyds Banking Group according to a copy of an email the hackers sent to a high-ranking executive.
The "ActionFraud" UK National Fraud & Cyber Crime Reporting Center has issued an alert this week to UK educational institutes, warning against cyber-criminals cold-calling British schools and tricking staffers into installing ransomware on the school's computers.
Over 100,000 UK Internet customers had connectivity problems over the weekend, with most of the affected users being clients of the UK Postal Office, TalkTalk, and Kcom ISPs.
The UK government passed yesterday a new sweeping cyber-surveillance that grants authorities the legal power to collect web traffic and telephony data on all UK citizens in bulk, even on people that have never committed a crime or aren't the subjects of an official investigation.