Computer Hackers

Is Trust the New Business Currency?

Graham Welch | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK Tech
Graham Welch

Trust has become one of the world's most important commodities. Just ask the former CEO of a major American retailer, who resigned after a particularly large cyber attack or any other major organisation that has been hacked and customer data apparently lost.

Is Anti-Virus Really Dead?

Graham Welch | Posted 13.07.2014 | UK Tech
Graham Welch

Despite 'snake oil' claims from many security product vendors, there are no silver bullets and security is no longer simply a question of building up the walls around your business, you need to have threat visibility across your entire enterprise and deal directly with the issue quickly and efficiently. Only by deploying a solution to execute on the entire lifecycle of the threat can you ensure you are protected before, during and after the attack.

Massive Virus Targets Shopping Tills, Steals Credit Cards

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK Tech

A botnet which targets shopping tills has been discovered - and it could be responsible for stealing a "titanic volume" of credit card details. Ars...

Massive Virus Targets Shopping Tills, Steals Credit Cards

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK Tech

A botnet which targets shopping tills has been discovered - and it could be responsible for stealing a "titanic volume" of credit card details. Ars...

Saving Gary McKinnon: One Year on With Janis Sharp

Victoria Sadler | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Victoria Sadler

October 16 2013 marked the one year anniversary of Theresa May's statement to the House of Commons confirming that the UK would not be extraditing Gary McKinnon on charges of hacking to the United States as "a decision to extradite would be incompatible with McKinnon's human rights." One year later and the woman who led that campaign for ten years - Janis Sharp, Gary McKinnon's mother - is sat in front of me smiling a very broad smile. "It's relief, just relief."

First Journalist Charged With Computer Hacking

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 30.09.2013 | UK

A journalist is to become the first person to be charged as part of a national inquiry into allegations of computer hacking and other privacy breaches...

'Ghost Shell' Hackers Leak 1.6 Million Logins From FBI, Nasa And Interpol

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 10.02.2013 | UK Tech

A hacker group known as Ghost Shell have posted what they claim to be 1.6 million login names, passwords and email addresses from the FBI, Nasa and In...

'The Work Of The Devil'

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 29.10.2012 | UK

Muslim hackers have attacked the French Euromillions site denouncing gambling as "the work of the devil" and replacing text on the homepage with Quran...

After the Gary McKinnon Case - Why Computer Hackers Are Nearly Always Men - And Why Male And Female Brains Don't Understand Each Other

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 19.12.2012 | UK Tech
Dr Raj Persaud

If men and women want to understand each other more, and get along better, they might need to better grasp key differences in their brains, and make neurological allowances.

Cybergeddon: Don't Keep Calm, But Carry On!

Dr Lynette Nusbacher | Posted 16.12.2012 | UK Tech
Dr Lynette Nusbacher

One of the great weaknesses of Western preparation for the strategic future of cyberspace is that we lack a coherent narrative for ordering and unders...

Hacking Group 'Destroys 75% Of World's Largest Oil Company's Computers'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 23.10.2012 | UK Tech

A hacking collective said it successfully attacked the world's largest oil company - and is threatening to strike again. Saudi Aramco, the biggest ...

Hacking Group 'Destroys 75% Of World's Largest Oil Company's Computers'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 23.10.2012 | UK Tech

A hacking collective said it successfully attacked the world's largest oil company - and is threatening to strike again. Saudi Aramco, the biggest ...

Crime Agency Website Taken Offline By Hackers

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.05.2012 | UK

The Serious Organised Crime Agency (Soca) website has been taken temporarily offline after a distributed denial of service attack by computer hackers,...

Computer Hacker's Mother Calls For UK Trial

PA | Posted 06.12.2011 | UK

The mother of computer hacker Gary McKinnon has called for her son to stand trial in Britain as she spoke of how attempts to extradite him to the US h...