Report claims Brits ‘surrendering to cybercriminals’

A new study claims that people in the UK are 'surrendering to cybercriminals' as the British Government fails to step in and provide police forces with the skills and resources required to pursue perpetrators. According to The Great Cyber Surrender report, 73% of cybercrime victims did not get in touch with Government organisations that are in place…

Cybercrime attacks on UK businesses up nearly 25% in 2018, claims survey

UK businesses were subjected to 281,094 internet-borne cyber attacks each last year, according to analysis from Beaming, the business ISP. The volume of attacks on UK companies was nearly a quarter higher (23 percent) in 2018 than 2017, surging to over 1,500 attacks a day on average in the final two months of the year.…

The Digest: South Park skewers freemium games… and 5 other things people are talking about today

[nextpage title="Next"] South Park skewers 'freemium' games | Engadget "If your business model is conning kids into spending their parents' hard-earned app-store cash on in-app purchased 'rewards', it's fair to say you deserve to be ripped. South Park did the honors with its Freemium Isn't Free episode involving a Terrence and Philip-branded Candy Crush-style game…

INTERVIEW: Kaspersky Lab's Costin Raiu on Android security, Twitter and cyber wars

Cybercrime is no longer exclusive to PCs and Macs, with hacks, spam, malware and trojans hitting smartphones, tablets and cloud storage services too. No-one knows this better than Costin Raiu of the security specialists at Kaspersky Lab. As the…