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NCSC winning the war on phishing

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The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre has foiled a number of attempted phishing exploits; including ones purporting to be from the NHS, HMRC and other high profile and respected brands. Phishing emails encourage recipients to open malicious attachments containing malware or to log in to bogus sites which allow the… Read more »

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UK must prepare for major cyberattacks

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In a wide-ranging interview with the Guardian, Ciaran Martin – CEO of the National Cyber Security Centre – highlighted the inevitability of a Category One cyberattack hitting the UK within the next two years. So far, the most serious incursion to affect Britain so far is been WannaCry. Despite causing… Read more »

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Royal opening for UK cyber security centre

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The Queen has officially opened the UK’s new National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) in London. The centre has in fact been in action since last October, and has already investigated 180 cyber attacks on citizens and businesses as well as foiled around 35,0000 potential attacks. Talk about a ‘soft opening’…. Read more »

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