Instagram star who flaunted lifestyle arrested in Dubai over '£350m cyber scam'

Instagram star who flaunted lifestyle arrested in Dubai over '£350m cyber scam'

An Instagram star who flaunted his expensive lifestyle on social media has been arrested in Dubai for allegedly taking part in a £350m cyber scam. Officers from the FBI and Interpol seized more than £30m in cash when they stormed an apartment in the Middle…

Expert issues warning over cyber threat while staff work from home

Expert issues warning over cyber threat while staff work from home

Four in five businesses could suffer a cyber threat as employees work from home during the coronavirus pandemic. The warning comes from security experts CIS, which has highlighted the risks to companies where staff are working remotely during the coronavirus crisis. More than 40 per…

China 'to blitz UK with a devastating online attack dubbed cyber 9/11'

China 'to blitz UK with a devastating online attack dubbed cyber 9/11'

China could unleash a catastrophic online attack on Britain – dubbed a “cyber 9/11” – after a “perfect storm” of diplomatic rows between London and Beijing. These arguments, coupled with tech giant Huawei and Covid-19 could lead to an all-out attack by Chinese-backed hackers, ministers…

Report reveals one in six firms paid ransom demands after cyber attacks

Report reveals one in six firms paid ransom demands after cyber attacks

One in six firms paid ransoms to meet the demands of hackers last year, according to the “chilling” findings of a report on cyber crime. The annual Hiscox Cyber Readiness Report revealed that six per cent of the 5,569 firms polled – and one in…