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Monday, September 11th 2017

Equifax, the consumer credit reporting agency, has been badly hit by hackers. The cyber-breach has resulted in a huge leak of names, birth dates, addresses and social security numbers which are among the details stolen. It is feared that up to 44 million Br.......

Friday, December 16th 2016

BT has come out with a warning to their customers that accounts belonging to Yahoo, the internet giant, have been hacked, with a shocking 1 billion accounts having been affected. The Yahoo database was breached in August of 2013. Such an event follows a similar incident that was first revealed in.......

Saturday, December 10th 2016

Subscribers on BT and Plusnet networks are being put offline in UK by a malicious bug. Customers using these Microsoft operating systems are told to reboot or use static IP addresses. Otherwise they will lose network connectivity, apparently because of a problem with DH.......

Friday, December 2nd 2016

One of UK's biggest service providers TalkTalk, the Post Office and KCom based in Hull, were affected by a cyber attack using the malware known as Mirai worm virus. It spreads via compromised computers/devices and over 100,000 users in Britain got their internet access knocked out. The Pos.......

Monday, October 24th 2016

Last Friday cheeky hackers took down some of the world's major websites, that alarmed security experts, because it revealed a new type of threat. The cyber attack was unleashed through common devices like digital recorders and webcams. It affected some of the best known websites on Friday (21 Oc.......

Sunday, July 7th 2013

The UK government has taken efforts through the Ministry of Defence (MoD) to partner with 9 companies this week, to curb critical cyber security threats. Among the companies joining are  defence contractors and telecommunication companies. Named the Defence Cyber-Protection Partnership, the .......

Thursday, April 14th 2011

The Justice Department of the United States said on Wednesday that it had taken several steps for disabling a computers' network infected by a virus, which stole financial and private details from unsuspecting computer consumers. According to the department, over a couple of millio.......

Wednesday, May 19th 2010

IWF - Internet Watch Foundation has issued its annual report, as it attempts to battle against criminal online content in UK. In piling up the report, it has found that another batch of disturbing trends and finding concerning the sexual abuse of children worldwide. The publicatio.......

Tuesday, May 18th 2010

Surfing the web is ofcourse quite easy but is it safe? Experts say that Internet security is under a great threat now. Wireless roaming is being the most common technology used, rather than focusing to get information to right people, experts need to keep an eye on the hackers doing illegal acces.......

Saturday, February 16th 2008

Currently, there are more than 60 percent of UK house holds have broadband connections. Despite the relatively slower growth during the last one year, total internet users will account for nearly three-fourths (70%) of UK populat.......