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National infrastructure at risk

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The University of Cambridge Centre for Risk Studies has produced a study in collaboration with Lockheed Martin titled ‘The Integrated Infrastructure: Cyber Resiliency in Society’. The study was built around a fictional scenario involving total power outages in London and the south east of England. The various impact scenarios included… Read more »

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Utilities aren’t safe from hacks

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Public services as a potential target for hackers has always been a cause for concern, and the possibility of a cyber attack disrupting water or electricity provision has been becoming increasingly likely with more integrated automated systems being used to control these processes. Now, a group of hackers has shown that this… Read more »

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UK supermarket giant Tesco hit by cyber hackers

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Tesco.com has been hit by a cyber attack affecting more than 2k customers. The list of Tesco.com accounts was posted to a popular text-sharing site earlier on Thursday. The supermarket giant said the data had been compiled by hackers using details stolen from other sites. A small number of people… Read more »

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Natwest hit by cyber attack days after RBS tech-meltdown

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Less than a week after a major computer failure which left RBS and Natwest customers without access to their online accounts and unable to use cash points, Natwest suffered another disruption on Friday from 11:30am. The RBS group – which includes RBS, Natwest and Ulster bank said that Natwest was… Read more »

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