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Half of UK businesses reported cyberattack or breach in the last 12 months

A UK Government survey has found half of UK businesses have reported a cyberattack or security breach within the last 12 months. In the Cyber security breaches survey 2024, the... Read More

Almost 150 flaws fixed by Microsoft in significant April security patch release

In the Microsoft April 2024 security update, the tech giant fixed 149 flaws, with three being classified as critical. Two more vulnerabilities were marked as zero-day, where active exploitation happened... Read More

Major UK vet chain CVS Group hit by cyberattack

A currently unknown ‘security incident’ has caused widespread disruption at UK veterinary services firm CVS Group, leading the business to hire specialist third-party consultants to fully understand the nature of... Read More

French IT firm Atos shares drop 14% amid refinancing plan announcement

French IT company, Atos, witnessed its shares fall 14% on Tuesday triggered by the consulting firm’s announcement of a refinancing plan, involving the raising of £1 billion ($1.3 billion). Existing... Read More

Hackers threaten to release terabytes of NHS Scotland data after ransomware attack

Following a successful ransomware attack against NHS Dumfries and Galloway, hacking group INC Ransom warned they will publish confidential patient data and staff data from NHS Scotland. If the demands... Read More

AT&T data leak impacts 73 million account holders

Telecoms company, AT&T, is investigating a data leak released on the dark web, reportedly impacting around 7.6 million current account holders and 65.4 million former account holders. AT&T said the... Read More

UK and US accuse China of cyberattacks, NCSC releases cybersecurity guidance

The US and the UK have officially accused China as the perpetrators behind ‘malicious’ cyberattacks targeting politicians, journalists, and businesses. Meanwhile, the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has published updated... Read More

Alphabet cyber unit uncovers perpetrator of German political cyberattack

Alphabet’s cyber unit, Mandiant, said it had intercepted a hacking group that launched a cyberattack to deceive key German political figures. Attributed to APT29, the phishing email attack was disguised... Read More

87% of UK businesses are vulnerable to cyberattacks, says Microsoft report

A new report from Microsoft and Goldsmiths University found that only 13% of UK businesses are resilient to cyberattacks. The report, titled Mission Critical: Unlocking the UK AI Opportunity Through... Read More

The United Nations’ International Monetary Fund confirms emails hacked in cyberattack

On Friday, a major financial agent of the United Nations (UN), the International Monetary Fund (IMF), said it is continuing to investigate a cyberattack detected on 16 February. A spokesperson... Read More

French Government departments hit by ‘unprecedented’ cyberattacks

On Sunday, Prime Minister Gabriel Attal’s office said several French Government departments had been hit with cyberattacks of ‘unprecedented intensity’. By Monday, the Prime Minister’s office said the Government had... Read More

Midnight Blizzard continues targeting Microsoft in ongoing cyberattack

Microsoft has said Midnight Blizzard, a hacking group linked to Russia’s foreign intelligence, is trying to break into its systems using data stolen from corporate emails in January. Reuters reported... Read More

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