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Brexit risks ‘new dark phase’ of cyber crime, warns Britain’s most senior EU official

By | 2017-09-24T19:47:29+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Cyber Crime|

The warning comes as Theresa May prepares to start withdrawal from the EU. The most senior British EU official has spoken out to warn of the need for strong security cooperation in Europe, just days before Theresa May triggers Brexit. Writing exclusively for The Independent, EU commissioner Sir Julian King said it was vital for nations [...]

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Businesses leave gaping holes in cyber security plans

By | 2017-04-04T14:07:01+00:00 April 4th, 2017|Cyber security|

Britain’s businesses are increasingly aware of the threat of cyber attacks, but often do not know how to combat digital crimes or how to report attacks. A total of 94pc of firms believe IT security is important, but only 56pc have a strategy in place to deal with it, according to a study from the [...]

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Fraud and cyber crime are now the country’s most common offences

By | 2017-09-24T19:47:32+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Cyber Crime|

Online fraud is now the most common crime in the country with almost one in ten people falling victim, the latest figures have revealed. More than five and a half million cyber offences are now thought to take place each year accounting for almost half of all crime in the country. But just a fraction of [...]

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