Hacking

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State-linked hackers in Russia and Iran are targeting UK groups, NCSC warns
Sophisticated campaigns against politicians and media aim to steal secrets or embarrass high-profile figures rather than to extort money

Dan Sabbagh

26, Jan, 2023 @12:01 AM

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Cyber-attacks have tripled in past year, says Ukraine’s cybersecurity agency
UK security minister Tom Tugendhat warns of ‘persistent threat’ of Russian attacks on country’s infrastructure

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

19, Jan, 2023 @12:01 AM

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Royal Mail ransomware attackers threaten to publish stolen data
Postal service has been unable to send letters and parcels overseas since Wednesday due to hacking

Jasper Jolly

12, Jan, 2023 @10:24 PM

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Guardian confirms it was hit by ransomware attack
Media firm says personal data of UK staff members was accessed in ‘highly sophisticated’ cyber-attack last month

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

11, Jan, 2023 @4:38 PM

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Piers Morgan’s Twitter account abuses queen and Ed Sheeran in apparent hack
Presenter’s account loses most of its content after apparent hacker shares false information and racial slurs

Kevin Rawlinson and agency

27, Dec, 2022 @5:35 PM

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‘Hack’ of UK cabinet minister’s Twitter account changes profile picture to Elon Musk
Education secretary Gillian Keegan’s account was completely altered, with profile picture showing Elon Musk

Jessica Murray

26, Dec, 2022 @5:54 PM

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Recalling a Kwality chicken tikka masala in India | Brief letters
Brief letters: Curry in Delhi | Elderly resilience | Jeremy Clarkson | Ransomware attack on the Guardian

23, Dec, 2022 @6:20 PM

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Guardian hit by serious IT incident believed to be ransomware attack
Incident has hit parts of media company’s technology infrastructure, with staff told to work from home

Jim Waterson Media editor

21, Dec, 2022 @1:24 PM

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TPG reveals emails of 15,000 iiNet and Westnet customers exposed in hack
Telecommunications company says hacker searched for customers’ cryptocurrency and financial information

Josh Taylor

14, Dec, 2022 @3:05 AM

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No safe haven? The Bahraini dissident still menaced after gaining UK asylum
Exiled protest organiser Yusuf al-Jamri is beginning legal action against Bahrain and NSO Group after finding Pegasus spyware on his phone

Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Washington

06, Dec, 2022 @1:48 PM

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Risky online behaviour ‘almost normalised’ among young people, says study
EU-funded survey of people aged 16-19 finds one in four have trolled someone – while UK least ‘cyberdeviant’ of nine countries

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

05, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Is it worth taking out personal cyber insurance in case you are caught up in a data hack?
Experts say investing in identity theft protection may provide peace of mind, but won’t help recover lost information

Josh Taylor

28, Nov, 2022 @11:30 PM

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