The UK’s biggest high street banks have been hit by a cyber attack on Travelex, with Royal Bank of Scotland, HSBC and Barclays among those left with no online travel money services.
Foreign exchange giant Travelex is reportedly being held to ransom by hackers who launched a cyber attack a week ago that forced the firm to take down all its global websites.
A city in Florida has confirmed hackers seeking to extort money were responsible for crippling its computer systems earlier this week.
Labour has suffered a second cyber attack on its digital platforms within the space of 24 hours, the party said.
Jeremy Corbyn has warned that a cyber attack on Labour’s digital platforms could be a “sign of things to come” in the General Election.
Hackers have mounted a “sophisticated and large-scale cyber attack” on Labour’s digital platforms, the party has said.
The founder of Telegram has claimed a cyber attack that disrupted the messaging platform was carried out to coincide with protests in Hong Kong.
Messaging platform Telegram has confirmed it was the target of a cyber attack but said it was aimed at disrupting the service rather than an attempt to steal user data.
Leaders at some of the UK’s biggest companies have been told to be more aware of cyber attacks to avoid falling victim.
Uber has been fined £385,000 by a UK watchdog for failing to protect customers’ personal information during a cyber attack.
Cyber attacks are “weapons” which should be treated as a serious, critical threat, a leading group of MPs have said as they called on the whole of Government to learn lessons from the WannaCry attack on the NHS.
Smart devices such as televisions, toys and smart home speakers will be expected to include new, strong security features to keep them safe from hackers, the Government has said.
The family of a woman brutally attacked by a convicted murderer has criticised the Scottish Prison Service over its refusal to release information about the killer — because it might cause him “distress”.
Investigators are working to establish how many British Uber customers had personal information hacked during a mass data breach covered up by the taxi-hailing firm.
Petients have been told they can attend their GP surgeries as normal following last week’s computer cyber attack — though some facilities were still seeing difficulties on Monday.