As the UK and the US look to walk away from 20 years of conflict in Afghanistan, cyber security experts say abandoned embassy’s pose a small cyber risk.
“Realistically, any cybersecurity impacts from the rapid evacuation are minimal to non-existent,” says Jake Williams, a former member of the U.S. National Security Agency’s elite hacking team.

Ransomware gangs are plundering companies in Viking like raids, say Britain’s former top cyber spy. Ciaran Martin, the former chief executive of Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre, said: “We should start from the presumption that large scale transfers of wealth to Russian hackers should not be allowed.”

US-based legal giant Campbell Conroy & O’Neil that serves Fortune 500 firms, including Apple and Pfizer, is continuing its investigation on a ransomware attack that resulted in unauthorized access to certain client data.

Ukrainian police have arrested members of a notorious ransomware gang that recently targeted American universities. The Ukraine National Police said it had worked with Interpol and the US and South Korean authorities to charge six members of the Ukraine-based Cl0p hacker group who are allegedly responsible for a half billion-dollar cyber crimewave.

Cyber Security Education: Iranian hackers posed as academics at London’s School of Oriental and African Studies to conduct an online espionage campaign targeting experts on the Middle East. The hacking attempt was carried out by a group called itself ‘Charming Kitten’ and are widely thought to be operating behalf of Iran’s shadowy Revolutionary Guard. Iran — […]

The hacking gang behind the Colonial Pipeline attack has started to point the finger at a rival gang – as the FBI launch a major investigation.

Criminals stuck at home during Covid pandemic steal cash from ATM’s with software hacks – Physical attacks plumet.

A nasty cyber gang claims to take a bite out of Apple with $50 million ransom. The gang of cyber criminals are demanding the Cupertino-based firm pay up the money or they will release Apple device blueprints.

Facial recognition should be banned in Europe because of its “deep and non-democratic intrusion” into people’s private lives says the the EU’s privacy watchdog, the European Data Protection Supervisor, (EDPS).

Surveillance: It is a little known but obvious irony that the efforts of the Chinese government to keep tabs on its populace with surveillance means it must demand its own domestic tech companies install weakened security.