App developers sue Facebook over ‘anti-competitive conduct’

App developers have filed a lawsuit against Facebook accusing the social media company of “overtly anticompetitive conduct”. The proposed federal class action, filed on 16 January 2020, follows the publication of thousands of confidential internal…

Emotet reinvigorated after Christmas break

The Emotet email trojan-turned-botnet is back in action, apparently reinvigorated after the holiday season, cyber security researchers at Proofpoint and Cisco Talos have both confirmed in the past 48 hours. This is not the first…

NCSC makes final call for entries to CyberFirst…

Entries to the National Cyber Security Centre’s (NCSC’s) CyberFirst Girls 2020 contest are due to close on Tuesday 21 January, with teams of girls aged between 12 and 13 already competing online to put their…

Cops take down data wholesale operation

A website that made available more than 12 billion personal credentials for as little as $2 a day has been taken offline and two arrests made in Northern Ireland and the Netherlands as the result of…

CAA debuts aviation cyber security assurance scheme

The UK’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has launched a scheme, developed in partnership with security certification body Crest, that it hopes will play a key role in its strategy to enable the aviation industry to…