Internal sources and documents seen by Guardian reporters indicate that advanced persistent threat (APT) hacker groups working for Russia and China have likely had sleeper malware spread throughout the UK nuclear site's IT systems since at least 2015.
The British Library has confirmed that the October cyber attack disrupted services and leaked employee's personal data listed for sale on the dark web by the Rhysida ransomware gang.
A third-party data breach has exposed the personal data of UK’s Greater Manchester Police (GMP) officers and staff. Company that produces GMP’s staff ID cards was affected by a ransomware attack.
The most controversial portion of UK's Online Safety Bill appears to be dead in the water, as Ofcom has publicly admitted that the technology to create backdoors into encrypted messaging without breaking it does not exist.
The UK Met Police is on high alert after a massive data breach exposed the identities and photographs of officers, including undercover cops and counter-terrorism agents.
UK military contractor confirmed that some information about military bases was stolen in the data breach, but insists that none of it was confidential or highly sensitive. Attackers apparently compromised a computer running manufacturing machine software that was still outfitted with Windows 7.
Massive UK Electoral Commission data breach leaked voter data of 40 million individuals who registered to vote between 2014 and 2022. The electoral body said it first detected suspicious activity on its network in October 2022 and discovered that threat actors had accessed the systems 14 months prior.
After being pulled into an early July meeting with regulators over uncompetitive savings rates, some UK banks are now blaming data protection laws for consumer financial woes, claiming that rules forbid them from communicating better options to customers.
The fine centers on TikTok's failure to police underage users that sneak onto the platform, and collection and use of children's data without required parental consent. ICO says that TikTok should have been aware of some one million underage users.
Capita is one of the biggest outsourcing services provider for the UK national government with about £6.5 billion in annual contracts. Cyber attack has raised concerns due to the company's relationships with the UK military, National Health Service (NHS) and numerous other government agencies.