Cyber Warfare

Image caption Russia has threatened the UK with a “cyber war”, reports the Telegraph. It says a “dirty tricks” campaign has been launched by President Putin in retaliation against the Syria strikes. The paper reports Whitehall sources claim Kremlin-linked social media accounts have been increasingly spreading “disinformation” in the days after the missiles struck. … […]

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Fears are growing that Russia, in retaliation for the missile strike on Syria over the weekend, is gearing up to conduct a major cyber assault on Britain. Just days after the attack, the threat of a crippling attack from Russia is now at its “highest possible level” the National Cyber Security Centre has warned. There is already […]

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Russia could “launch cyber warfare within weeks” in retaliation to US-led airstrikes on Syria bringing down City firms, the UK transport network and the NHS, experts have warned. Theresa May hailed “targeted and limited” action on key sites of Syria’s chemical weapons regime “a success” while Donald Trump branded the offensive “perfectly executed”. But Russia […]

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London: Russia has launched a “dirty tricks” campaign against Britain and the US in the wake of the Syria airstrikes, according to British government sources. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s government is accused of waging cyber war after Syrian strikes. Photo: AP Whitehall confirmed a 20-fold increase in “disinformation” being spread by Kremlin-linked social media “bot” accounts since […]

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Russia could “launch cyber warfare within weeks” in retaliation to US-led airstrikes on Syria bringing down City firms, the UK transport network and the NHS, experts have warned. Theresa May hailed “targeted and limited” action on key sites of Syria’s chemical weapons regime “a success” while Donald Trump branded the offensive “perfectly executed”. But Russia […]

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A cybersecurity software group whose chief executive was fined in the US for allegedly aiding and abetting an accounting fraud is preparing to list on the stock market in one Britain’s biggest technology floats. Avast, which provides security software to hundreds of millions of PC and mobile phone users worldwide, including 14 million in Britain, […]

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Russia has been launching cyber attacks against Britain’s essential services Ciaran Martin, director of the National Cyber Security Centre, spoke of the hacks Critical infrastructure covers systems such as water supplies, electricity and gas Attacks are part of a ‘wider campaign to destabilise’ the UK’s infrastructure By Larisa Brown for the Daily Mail Published: 20:32 EDT, […]

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Ambuj Kumar says he’ll face a higher hurdle than the other nine finalists in the RSAC Innovation Sandbox Contest on Monday, when he’ll have three minutes to convince judges that his startup, Fortanix, deserves to win the prestigious competition. The Sandbox contest is one of the kick-off events at RSA Security’s huge annual conference in […]

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A cybersecurity software group whose chief executive was fined in the US for allegedly aiding and abetting an accounting fraud is preparing to list on the stock market in one Britain’s biggest technology floats. Avast, which provides security software to hundreds of millions of PC and mobile phone users worldwide, including 14 million in Britain, […]

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The UK has carried out a cyber offensive against Islamic State, the director of intelligence agency GCHQ said today. Former MI5 agent Jeremy Fleming said in a speech today that the UK has conducted a “major offensive cyber-campaign” against the terrorist group. The BBC reported that Fleming had confirmed the cyber offensive in a speech […]

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