UK businesses ‘number one target for cybercriminals’

UK businesses are more likely to be the victim of cybercrime than their international counterparts, according to new data from ThreatMetrix. Its analysis revealed that British enterprises were attacked more than double the number of times as their US counterparts, from both domestic and international sources – the latter tending to be from the US, … More UK businesses ‘number one target for cybercriminals’

British teen sentenced for massive internet attack

British teen Seth Nolan Mcdonagh, aka “narko” has been sentenced for his role in a 2013 attack which slowed the internet around the world. Mcdonagh was sentenced at Southwark crown court to 240 hours of community service for the attack, thought to be the “biggest cyber attack in history”. The massive DDoS attack targeted junk … More British teen sentenced for massive internet attack

UK government tackles online abuse with anti-trolling website

The UK government has launched a new website designed to support victims of online abuse, while offering practical advice on how to report the abusers, writes The Independent. The Stop Online Abuse website was launched over the weekend, and will offer information and help to victims of crimes including online harassment, revenge porn, hate speech, sexual … More UK government tackles online abuse with anti-trolling website