The Dyre/Dyreza banking Trojan has lately become very popular with cyber criminals - so much so that the US-CERT has issued an alert warning about the danger.
More than 200 organisations and 400 cyber-security professionals from 29 European countries are testing their readiness to counter cyber-attacks in a day-long simulation, organised by the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA).
Late last year, documents from Edward Snowden's NSA trove have revealed that Britain's GCHQ has allegedly mounted a successful attack against primarily state-owned Belgacom, the largest telecom in Belgium, and its subsidiary Belgacom International Carrier Services (BICS), a Global Roaming Exchange (GRX) provider.
A survey conducted by MWR InfoSecurity at 44Con 2014 has revealed that 75% of the information security professionals in attendance believed that a lack of cyber security skills in the UK makes it a potential easy target for attackers.
In Europe, the number of cloud services in use by the average company increased 23 percent, rising from 588 in Q1 to 724 in Q3.