Cybercrime

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Graeme Biggar appointed director general of National Crime Agency
New head to focus on ‘hunting ruthless cybercriminals and dismantling organised crime groups’

Caroline Davies

12, Aug, 2022 @3:32 PM

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NHS ransomware attack: what happened and how bad is it?
Cyber-attacks on health bodies appear to be on the rise again after a hiatus early in the pandemic

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

11, Aug, 2022 @8:21 PM

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Ministers coordinate response after cyber-attack hits NHS 111
Outage that affected services across system may not be fully resolved until next week, says IT provider

Geneva Abdul

06, Aug, 2022 @4:12 PM

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NHS 111 expects delays after cyber-attack causes system outage
Services still available but will run at reduced capacity over the weekend

Nadeem Badshah

05, Aug, 2022 @10:45 PM

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Top 10 books about cybercrime | Dan Malakin
From the real story of a virus that took out Iran’s urianium centrifuges to a surprisingly good Dan Brown novel, these are some of the best stories of our new era of ill online deeds

Dan Malakin

03, Aug, 2022 @9:00 AM

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TechScape: What should social media giants do to protect children?
UK cybersecurity heads want companies like Apple to monitor suspicious activity on devices. It’s not the attack on privacy you might think it is

Alex Hern

27, Jul, 2022 @10:45 AM

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‘Lives are at stake’: hacking of US hospitals highlights deadly risk of ransomware
The number of ransomware attacks on US healthcare organizations increased 94% from 2021 to 2022, according to one report

Kari Paul in San Francisco

14, Jul, 2022 @10:00 AM

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SMS scams: mobile companies could face fines of up to $250,000 under new Australian code
New regulations require scam messages to be traced, identified and blocked and for information to be shared with authorities

Josh Taylor

11, Jul, 2022 @5:30 PM

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‘Some staff work behind armoured glass’: a cybersecurity expert on The Undeclared War
How realistic is Peter Kosminsky’s Channel 4 drama about an IT attack on the UK? Very, according to one of the UK’s top digital intelligence experts

Alan Woodward

07, Jul, 2022 @4:00 PM

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FBI and MI5 leaders give unprecedented joint warning on Chinese spying
Christopher Wray joins Ken McCallum in London, calling Beijing the ‘biggest long-term threat to economic security’

Guardian staff and agencies

07, Jul, 2022 @12:21 PM

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Five Eyes must ramp up fight against rising organised crime, AFP commissioner warns
Pandemic has contributed to ‘destabilisation of world order’ leading to weaponisation of technology, Reece Kershaw says

Daniel Hurst

08, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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How to avoid falling victim to online, email and phone scams
Despite their ever-changing tactics, here’s a basic tool kit to help you avoid losing money to fraudsters

Jess Clark

06, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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