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MSPs warned cyber attack could last for days

Posted by Babatunde Onabajo on Friday, August 18th, 2017 at 12:01

A cyber attack has recently impacted the Scottish Parliament. MSPs and their staff have been warned that they will be unlikely to be able to access their email accounts due to hackers launching a...

Cloudflare critiques own decision not to serve Daily Stormer

Posted by malcolm on Thursday, August 17th, 2017 at 13:30

Yesterday, Cloudflare ceased to provide caching and DDoS protection services for a far-right blog, the Daily Stormer, following claims by the latter that Cloudflare secretly support their ideology....

Former GCHQ head criticises Government’s approach to encryption

Posted by Babatunde Onabajo on Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 at 10:43

The former head of GCHQ, Robert Hannigan, has expressed criticism over the Government’s stance on encryption technology. Hannigan described encryption as an “overwhelmingly good thing” and criticised...

Parliament hit by cyber attack

Posted by Babatunde Onabajo on Monday, June 26th, 2017 at 16:13

Both Houses of Parliament – the House of Commons and the House of Lords – have been hit by a “sustained and determined” cyber attack. So say cyber experts upon reports over the weekend from a number...

Leaked documents according to the Daily Mail and Wikileaks reveal that CIA has hacked Wi-Fi routers

Posted by Babatunde Onabajo on Tuesday, June 20th, 2017 at 11:15

Leaked documents from activist group Wikileaks and as reported by the Daily Mail has shown that the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has hacked a number of routers and has converted them into...

WannaCry ransomware inspires new phishing emails

Posted by Babatunde Onabajo on Monday, May 22nd, 2017 at 13:23

Following the WannaCry ransomware attacks which has affected over 200,000 computers in at least 150 countries around the world, a spate of emails purporting to be from internet service providers...

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