As part of Google’s ongoing commitment to encourage women to excel in computing and technology, Google is offering five grants to women in security to attend the Hack In The Box Amsterdam conference in May.
Clearly the threat presented by online criminals is now well beyond the realm of big business, financial institutions or even private companies; it now involves industries linked inextricably to our everyday existence – from power operators to telecommunications providers.
The European Cybercrime Centre at Europol published its Threat Assessment on Police Ransomware – a class of computer malware that has seen exponential growth in the European Union over the last two years.
Global telecom giant Orange has sent out alerts to nearly 800,000 (some 3 percent) of its French customers warning them that their personal information was compromised in a breach that took place on January 16.
The Chaos Computer Club (CCC), Europe's largest hacker association, and the International League for Human Rights (ILMR) are suing the German government for allegedly helping foreign intelligence agencies spy on German citizens.
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