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.
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.
Two GP practices caught up in a global cyber attack were open as normal today.
The NHS was facing a weekend of chaos after a debilitating cyber attack prompted hospitals to cancel and delay treatment for patients across the country.
NHS hospitals have been forced to divert emergency ambulances and cancel operations after their computer systems were hit by a massive cyber attack.
Preventing cyber attacks must be approached “pro-actively” by the public and it is “critical” businesses do more to protect themselves, security experts have warned.
Two GP surgeries in the North-east have been infected with the same ransomware that has brought the NHS across Britain to its knees.
The NHS is investigating "an issue with IT" amid reports of a cyber attack on its systems.
Mobile phone and broadband provider TalkTalk has become a victim of a “significant and sustained cyber attack” which could have led to breaches of customers’ personal and financial details.