UK Hackers

Hackers Just Hijacked A Jeep Cherokee And It's TERRIFYING

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 22.07.2015 | UK Tech

"Remember Andy," they said "no matter what happens, don’t panic.” Andy Greenberg is a reporter for Wired who had his Jeep Cherokee hijacked by ...

Things Are About To Get Even Worse For Cheaters Who Used Affairs Site

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK Tech

An 'insider' has told Sky News that the Ashley Madison hackers could be selling off their acquired data, including personal names and addresses of the...

Who is Responsible for Protecting Your Personal Data Online?

Catalin Cosoi | Posted 14.06.2015 | UK Tech
Catalin Cosoi

An overwhelming majority of British adults are now concerned about the online security of their private information, the threats posed by hackers and the possibility of unauthorised access to their data. This was the key finding of recent YouGov research in the wake of the Edward Snowden leaks.

10 Steps to Mitigate a DDoS Attack in Real Time

Gary Newe | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK Tech
Gary Newe

As the lines between the professional and social use of technology continue to blur, it is vital that we start to really recognise the significance of these attacks, how likely they are and how damaging they can be.

A Month in the Life of the Fight Against Cybercrime

David Emm | Posted 09.05.2015 | UK Tech
David Emm

Once inside the system, hackers are able to move around the system until they find their points of interest - staff and processes that allow them to extract money from the infected system. The worrying thing is that this attack is still active.

Mass Police Raids On UK Hackers

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK Tech

A suspected hacker from Britain has been arrested in connection with an alleged cyber attack on the United States Department of Defence (DoD) as part ...

Hacking Games Could Be A 'Pathway To Organised Crime' Says Home Office

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 03.03.2015 | UK Tech

Young people with highly technical computer skills could become targets — or instigators — of organised crime, the government has warned. (That...

How to Protect Yourself by Thinking Like a Criminal

Simon Specka | Posted 28.04.2015 | UK Tech
Simon Specka

Free public WiFi is one of the hallmarks of our times. So addicted are we to staying connected, we can barely bear to be offline nowadays - mobile professionals, students and the growing army of freelance creatives are drawn to free WiFi, served by cafes and bars, like bees to a honeypot.

How Do You Steal $1Bn? You Never Leave Your Room

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK Tech

A criminal organisation has managed to steal $1bn from banks all over the world in what security experts are calling "the most sophisticated attack th...

Children Accidentally Shown Gay Porn In London Restaurant

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK

A mother-of-three was left feeling physically ill after a prank ruined their meal in Jimmy's Restaurant at the O2. Jade Miller was dining with her ...

10 Most Damaging Hacks Of All Time

AllTime10s | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Tech

The recent attacks on Sony Pictures have brought the issue of cyber warfare to forefront of international relations. Let's have a look at some of the ...

World Devastated By 60 Minute Facebook Outage

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Tech

The hacking collective Lizard Squad has claimed responsibility for a devastating attack on Facebook which took the social media site offline… for an...

'Skeleton Key' Bug Threatens To Unlock 'Secure' Web Domains

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Tech

Security researchers have discovered a "Skeleton Key" malware which has the potential to unlock key parts of the supposedly-secure internet. The fl...

Crayola Facebook Page Hacked And Filled With Posts About Boobs

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK Tech

Crayon giants Crayola had a full-scale social media meltdown on Sunday when their Facebook Page was hacked and filled with off-colour material. Did...

Anonymous Begins 'Operation Charlie Hebdo'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.01.2015 | UK Tech

Anonymous has reportedly shut down a jihadist site as part of 'Operation Charlie Hebdo' - a proposed campaign of retaliation following the shocking a...

The Significance of the Sony Pictures Attack

David Emm | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK Tech
David Emm

Unless you've been offline and haven't watched TV or listened to the radio for the last month and half, you probably know about the ongoing saga surrounding the security breach at Sony Pictures Entertainment.

Police Close In On PSN Hackers

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 02.01.2015 | UK Tech

Thames Valley Police have arrested a young man in connection with the Christmas day cyber attacks which shut down both Xbox Live and Sony's PlayStatio...

Is 2015 the Year for the Threat-centric Network?

Graham Welch | Posted 02.02.2015 | UK Tech
Graham Welch

As an old year comes to a close we often start to look for trends and predictions of what the New Year holds for us in business and especially those in cybersecurity who are increasingly at the forefront of defending the enterprise from the continual threat and reality of cybercrime.

US Military Fights To Stop Your Car Being Hacked While You're Driving It

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn/PA | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK Tech

The US military is working with manufacturers to stop cars being hacked and stolen or - which is obviously worse - turned into weapons. There are n...

'I'm Not Sorry' Webcam 'Spy' Hacker Tells HuffPost

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK Tech

The creator of a website which showcased broadcasts from thousands of private webcams from inside private offices, homes and even childrens' bedrooms ...

Driverless Cars Lethal If Hacked

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 21.11.2014 | UK Tech

The Institution of Engineering and Technology has warned that even though driverless cars are a reality, the fear of hacking puts them years away from...

Just 100 People Carry Out Almost All The World's Internet Crime

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK Tech

The head of Europol's Cybercrime Centre has told the BBC that the large majority of all cybercrime is carried out by just 100 highly-trained individua...

This Is 'Watch Dogs' In Real Life

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.10.2014 | UK Tech

A group of adrenaline junkies have climbed up a Hong Kong skyscraper in order to hack the giant LED billboard that sat atop it. In a scene that wou...

Hackers Are Using A 'Secret Code' To Empty ATMs

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.10.2014 | UK Tech

A major security flaw has been found in the world's ATM machines which allows hackers to plant a piece of software that then gives them unlimited acce...

Computer Virus 'Spying On The Hong Kong Protests'

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Tech

A computer virus has been discovered in Hong Kong which specifically spies on iPhones and iPads. Security researches believe the virus was made to spe...