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…

Computer takeover scams cost users over £16 million a year

Consumer watchdog Which? is warning of the dangers of fraudsters using computer takeover scams to steal money and personal details from unsuspecting victims, as data shows reported losses reached more than £16 million in the last year.   The consumer organisation has heard from people who have lost thousands of pounds to this convincing scam where…

Remote working leaves UK firms vulnerable to cyberattack

While 60% of respondents say their firms have experienced a cyberattack, 37% say they don't have a cyber incident response plan in place, according to new research published by the Ponemon Institute and commissioned by Keeper Security.  This research, now in its fourth consecutive year, specifically focuses on the cybersecurity risks created by remote working environments. According to the…