Anton Cherepanov, a malware researcher at ESET, has picked up a Pwnie Award for Best Backdoor at this year’s ceremony at Black Hat USA 2017 in Las Vegas.
A new £20 million cybersecurity programme to train teenagers will be launched in the UK this autumn, as part of the government’s plans to address the skills gap.
Thales Group has announced the results of its 2017 data threat report, showing that the number of global data breaches has increased from 2016.
A Russian man has been sentenced to five years in prison for helping develop the Citadel malware, which was used to steal personal financial information. It cost more than $5 million in losses.
Businesses leave themselves open to potential data breaches through their ex-employees, according to a new study by OneLogin.
Lloyd’s of London have reported that a serious cyberattack could cost the global economy as much as a devastating natural disaster.
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has launched an International Strategy, which provides guidance on key issues such as GDPR and changing technologies.
Experts in the UK and the US have reportedly claimed that the recent global WannaCryptor ransomware attack was initiated by the North Korean Lazarus Group.
The Girls Scouts USA is to offer badges on cybersecurity, amid growing concerns that women are still being deprived of opportunities to enter the industry.
A new survey published by the NSPCC suggests children across the UK are still at risk of accessing inappropriate and potentially harmful content online, despite increased calls for heightened security.
Businesses are confident that they have sufficient cybersecurity systems in place to protect them, but in reality the weak link may be their employees, who lack basic skills and knowledge.
A report from PwC found that many companies across the UK are still unprepared for GDPR measures, despite fines for non-compliance doubling in a year.
The OneLogin breach once again highlights the importance of how companies protect their encrypted data.
Businesses are set lose $8 trillion to cybercrime over the course of the next five years, according to a new report.
The ICO says businesses should stop focusing on the consequences of non-compliance and instead be motivated by the advantages of getting GDPR right.
Zomato has confirmed that it has been communicating with the hacker responsible for stealing the data of around 17 million of its customers.
Cybersecurity genius Reuben Paul demonstrates that connected toys can be used for malicious purposes at the World Forum in The Hague.
Cybercriminals are reportedly demanding a ransom to prevent them from releasing Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.
An increasing number of holidaymakers are finding themselves targeted by online fraudsters, according to a new study.
The Federal Communications Commission in the US has confirmed that it experienced multiple distributed denial-of-service attacks (DDoS) over the weekend.