Easy-to-guess passwords like 123456 remain in use despite repeated warnings, according to a senior UK cyber security chief.
Attackers will find ways around security measures if the target is “juicy” enough, a senior director from the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has warned in the wake of Twitter boss Jack Dorsey’s account being compromised.
An email scam designed to defraud thousands of people using a fake email from a UK airport was one of number of cyber attacks prevented last year.
Girlguides in South West England can now earn new badges by completing activities in cyber skills and demonstrating awareness of safety online.
Two organisations have announced steps to make it easier for people and organisations to know which authority to deal with if they are the victim of a cyber attack.
Digital Minister Margot James has dismissed reports that the Prime Minister has given the go-ahead for controversial Chinese firm Huawei to work on the UK’s 5G network.
Specialists from the Five Eyes intelligence alliance are meeting to discuss cyber threats as it emerged that Chinese telecoms giant Huawei will reportedly help to build Britain’s new 5G network.
Members of the Five Eyes intelligence alliance are to share a stage in the UK for the first time.
Easily guessed passwords being used across multiple accounts have been highlighted as a major gap in the online security practices of UK internet users.
Adults turn to older teenagers for help online more than their work colleagues or partners, a survey has shown, revealing how families are increasingly reliant on children’s knowledge of technology.
Small businesses should train up “cyber security champions” to better protect themselves from the threat of cyber attacks, new government research has suggested.
The head of the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has said the current issues the organisation has with Huawei are about ensuring security standards and not the firm’s links to China.
Any potential risk posed by Chinese technology giant Huawei to UK telecoms infrastructure can be mitigated, government cybersecurity bosses have determined.