Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Svartholm Warg has been found guilty of hacking into the mainframe of CSC, a company tasked with keeping and handling sensitive information belonging to the Danish police, and exfiltrating data, and of accessing the Schengen Information System.
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.
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