The breach involved a third-party payroll system used by the MoD The compromised system contained names and bank details of both current and past members of the UK armed forces. While the full extent and consequences of the breach are still under investigation, preliminary results reportedly indicate that no data was extracted during the incident.Read More →

Online fraud

UK police have dismantled a gang that provided a technology service enabling criminals to use fraudulent text messages to defraud victims Britain’s Metropolitan Police announced on Thursday 18th April 2024 that the ‘LabHost‘ website had been utilised by 2,000 criminals to pilfer personal details from users. The police have reportedlyRead More →

Hack attack!

Cybersecurity is a very important and relevant topic in today’s world. It refers to the practice of protecting systems, networks, and programs from digital attacks that can harm individuals and organizations. Cyberattacks will all have malicious intent, such as accessing, changing, or destroying sensitive information; extorting money from users viaRead More →


The UK’s elections watchdog has revealed it has been the victim of a complex cyber-attack potentially affecting millions of voters. The Electoral Commission said unspecified ‘hostile actors‘ had managed to gain access to copies of the electoral registers, from August 2021. Note the word ‘unspecified’ is used – do theyRead More →