Local Vigilantes Caused More Hassle During the Olympics Than Terrorists, Says Lord Coe

UK-based antagonist groups like Fathers4Justice triggered more worry for Olympic organisers during London 2012 than the nebulous global terror and cyber-warrior threat, according to games boss Lord Coe. Perhaps those tower block missile units put off the real bad boys? Read More >>

UK's Cyber-War Defences to Include "Territorial Army for Computer Geniuses"

The Ministry of Defence is looking to recruit a casual army of computer nerds, which will work alongside the new Joint Cyber Reserve Unit to defend our firewalls. Sort of a Dad's Army of part-time hackers able to protect our systems and attack those of aggressors. Read More >>

North Korean Troll Army Paid to Slag Off the South

While trolling is only something of a hobby for us here in the Western world, people in North Korea are able to make a career out of it, thanks to the communist government hiring people specifically to attack its South Korean neighbours online. Read More >>

Bank of England Coming Under (Simulated) Cyber Attack

The Bank of England, the Financial Services Authority and the Treasury have been playing war games this week, launching simulated cyber-attacks on banking systems to... see what would happen. Read More >>

Europe and US Carry Out Joint Cyber Attack "Stress Test"

A bunch of cyber security experts from the EU and the US have been messing about with some pretend cyber attack scenarios, making plans for what would happen in the event of a proper, damaging electronic attack. Read More >>

Government, Defence and Tech Firms Targeted by "Disturbing" Number of Cyber Attacks

Iain Lobban, director of the UK's secretive GCHQ communications monitoring body, claims UK business and government agencies are constantly under cyber attack, with criminals trying to steal government data, company data, defence data and... all data. Read More >>

UK Government "Ramping Up Cyber Defences" to Stem Digital Attacks

Foreign Secretary William Hague has spoken out on the digital threats facing the UK, claiming the government is "trying to prevent an arms race in cyber space" by upping its spending on preventing digital attacks. Read More >>


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