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The next generation of pirates are targeting shipping companies…

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The next generation of pirates are targeting shipping companies…

…but not in the way you would expect. Gone are the days where pirates need to actually board a vessel to steal or demand a ransom. They are now turning to hacking shipping companies computer systems in order to install malicious software. When security company CyberKeel analyzed a medium-sized shipping companies emails, they made a shocking discovery. They found that […]

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WannaCry Ransomware Hits Hospitals & Airports

WannaCry is the ransomware which has quickly spread across NHS workers computer systems. This happened Friday afternoon into Friday evening. With NHS workers unable to access computer systems and patient records, many have had to divert patients to other hospitals. NHS Digital have said: “it doesn’t appear that the attack has compromised any patient data” however with wide spread system […]

Wonga data breach affects ‘up to 270,000 in UK and Poland

The payday loan firm Wonga has said up to 270,000 of its customers may have been affected by a data breach. The firm said it was “urgently investigating illegal and unauthorised access to the personal data of some of its customers in the UK and Poland”. The firm said it began contacting borrowers on Saturday and was offering support through a […]