The National Cyber Security Centre has said it handled a record 723 cyber incidents between September 2019 and August this year, 200 of which were related to the coronavirus, and also removed 22,000 malicious URLs that were set up to target individuals and organisations. In its...

The pandemic has changed so much about our lives, including how we work. COVID-19 forced companies to switch to remote working quickly, but as more and more people work from home for more extended periods, many believe it will become the new normal for the...

Security researchers have uncovered a major Facebook scam exploiting hundreds of thousands of users after the scammers left an Elasticsearch server unsecured. Among the 5.5GB haul discovered by vpnMentor on September 21, was 150,000-200,000 Facebook usernames and passwords, and personal info including emails, names and phone numbers...

A British ticketing company has been financially penalized over a 2018 data breach that exposed the personal information of millions of customers across Europe. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined Ticketmaster UK Limited £1.25m for failing to keep its customers’ personal data secure. Ticketmaster issued a data breach notice in June 2018...

The UK's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is 'stepping up support' for the National Health Service to help protect UK hospitals and other healthcare organisations against cyberattacks. The NCSC's Annual Review 2020 reveals that the cyber arm of GCHQ has handled more 200 cyber incidents related to coronavirus...

A hotel software provider has exposed the personal data of millions of guests around the world after misconfiguring an AWS bucket, according to a new report from Website Planet. The tech site’s security team discovered an exposed cloud database belonging to Spanish developer Prestige Software, whose...

The events of 2020 have turned most predictions for 2021 on their head. Top trends such as artificial intelligence (AI) and the internet of things (IoT) will still define the ways in which tech reshapes our lives in the next year. However, the most significant...

2020 has come with a unique set of challenges to everyone’s lives across all backgrounds. Businesses have had to adapt to a different way of working. They have had to produce a place of work that is productive whilst allowing for the 2-meter distancing measures...

The world of IT can be a minefield to manoeuvre if inexperienced. Many business owners are spending time trawling the internet looking for tools to improve their remote working environment, to no fruition. Unfortunately many don’t have any idea what they are looking for; most...

The world is a challenging place to live at the moment. Whether that be on a personal level, financial level, or a business level. Covid has forced us all to change the way we live our daily lives, our days' work is no exception. Many...