Hackers demonstrated they can take over Twitter's technology infrastructure, a brazen move that hints at how such an attack could destabilize society.
July 17, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: social-media cybersecurity hacking internet cybercrime twitter technology technology-companies
A recent ransomware attack on the UK electricity system shows this pandemic is also about computer viruses.
June 4, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: hacking cybercrime electricity-supply ransomware critical-infrastructure cyber-criminal
Take extra care before buying face masks or testing kits online, or responding to texts apparently sent to you by the UK government or the NHS. Because while lockdown has helped reduce the spread of the coronavirus, it is also helping fuel a rise in cybercrime.
Tags: covid-19 coronavirus policing cybersecurity cybercrime
Vulnerable websites are popping up as organizations move online during the coronavirus pandemic – and hackers have more time at home alone. The result is more websites falling victim to defacement.
May 26, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: covid-19 coronavirus cybersecurity hacking cybercrime pandemic online online-crime hackers website small-businesses
Highly-targeted messaging campaigns from law enforcement can be surprisingly effective at dissuading young gamers from getting involved in cybercrime, a new study has suggested.
Tags: crime computer-science cybersecurity cybercrime
Page 1 of 1