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UK police forces suffered more than 2,000 data…

UK police forces experienced 2,386 data breaches in 2020, according to data gathered by VPNoverview. The information was made available following a Freedom of Information request, which 31 of the UK’s 45 police forces responded…

Irish health service shut down amid ransomware attack

Ireland’s health service has temporarily shut down its IT system after experiencing a “significant ransomware attack”. The incident has affected services across a range of hospitals. Dublin’s Rotunda Hospital has cancelled outpatient visits for everyone…

15% of Brits use their pet’s name as…

A strong, unique password is one of the simplest ways we can thwart cyber criminals, but millions of us are making basic mistakes, according to an NCSC (National Cyber Security Centre) survey. It found that…

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World Economic Forum: cyber crime is one of…

A WEF (World Economic Forum) report lists cyber crime alongside COVID-19, climate change and the debt crisis as the biggest threats facing society in the next decade. Its 2021 Global Risks Report says cyber attacks…