The UK will be hit by the most serious type of cyber emergency at some point, an intelligence chief has warned, as it emerged that a specialist unit is repelling more than 10 attempted attacks every week.
National Cyber Security Centre
Four new attacks have been associated with the GRU by the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC).
Britain has put in place a number of “protective” measures to guard against Russian cyber activity in the wake of the Salisbury attack, a senior intelligence official has disclosed.
British Airways is facing a possible fine of around £500 million over a data breach that compromised 380,000 card payments after regulators said they were “making inquiries” into the incident.
EU institutions will be guilty of putting their citizens at greater risk unless they co-operate with the UK over cyber security following Brexit, Theresa May’s deputy has warned.
The last two years have seen a rising cyber threat to the UK from states such as Russia and North Korea, the head of an agency tasked with protecting the country from hi-tech assaults has warned.
Britain’s cyber security agencies have launched a major overhaul of how they grade online attacks.
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.
Teenage girls are being invited to put their technology skills to the test in a competition that could unearth the cyber spies of the future.