Two charged with ‘terrorism’ over Bulgaria’s biggest data breach

By |julij 25th, 2019|Bulgaria, cyber security, data protection, GDPR, hacking, Ivo Hristov, Mariya Gabriel, News|

Prosecutors have charged two workers at a cybersecurity company with terrorism as part of an investigation into Bulgaria's biggest-ever data breach, a lawyer for the defendants said on Wednesday (24 July).

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EU tests cyber resilience ahead of May elections

By |april 8th, 2019|Cybersecurity, data protection, EU elections 2019, hacking, News|

EU institutions have put their cyber systems to the test in a bid to assess the efficiency of responses to attacks against critical network infrastructure ahead of European elections in May.

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Microsoft detects cyberattacks on EU research groups

By |februar 20th, 2019|Andrus Ansip, cyberattack, EU, hack, hacking, Jens Stoltenberg, Nato, News, Russia|

Microsoft has detected a range of coordinated cyberattacks against European think tanks and non-profit organizations which focus on issues related to "democracy, electoral integrity, and public policy" and have close connections with government officials.

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Brussels teeming with Russian and Chinese spies, EU officials claim

By |februar 11th, 2019|China, Cybersecurity, espionage, EU, hack, hacking, Huawei, News, Russia, Spying|

“Hundreds” of Russian and Chinese spies have been planted in and around Brussels’ EU quarter, according to EU diplomats at the European External Action Service (EEAS).

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‘Mass hack attack’ against politicians raises eyebrows in Berlin

By |januar 4th, 2019|Bundestag, Cybersecurity, Germany, hacking, News, Twitter|

Hackers posted personal data, including credit card details and mobile phone numbers, of hundreds of German politicians, national media reported on Friday (4 January).

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The nightmare before Christmas: Cybersecurity risks for children’s toys

By |december 21st, 2018|BEUC, children, children's rights, China, Cybersecurity, Cybersecurity Act, cybersecurity toys, European Consumer Organisation (BEUC), hack, hacking, National Cyber Security Centre, News, toys|

The lack of a legal framework to protect children's toys against cybersecurity risks could prove to have damaging consequences, a leading European consumer rights group has warned ahead of the Christmas festivities, advising parents that some of those ...

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Twitter tumbles on concerns about hacking activity

By |december 18th, 2018|Cybersecurity, data protection, hack, hacking, News, Twitter|

Twitter shares fell almost 7 percent on Monday after the company said it was investigating unusual traffic that might be from state-sponsored hackers and, in what appeared to be an unrelated issue, a security firm said hackers used the platform to try ...

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EU negotiators reach agreement on cybersecurity act

By |december 11th, 2018|Andrus Ansip, Cyber Attack, Cybersecurity, Cybersecurity Act, hack, hacking, Mariya Gabriel, News, WannaCry|

Representatives from the European Commission, Council and Parliament on Monday (10 December) evening banded together to strengthen the bloc's Cybersecurity efforts, reaching agreement on the EU's cybersecurity act.

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UK intelligence services: We don’t disclose every cyber vulnerability

By |november 30th, 2018|cyberattack, cybercrime, Cybersecurity, defense, EU, GCHQ, hack, hacking, News, nis directive, security, UK|

In a landmark move, the UK intelligence services unveiled on Thursday (29 November) the process by which they decide to disclose security vulnerabilities to technology firms. Not every weakness discovered in a system is always disclosed to the company in question, they revealed. 

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Eurobarometer survey: Jourová rings ‘alarm bells’ ahead of EU Elections

By |november 7th, 2018|2019 European elections, Cambridge Analytica, data breach, data protection, election interference, European elections 2019, hacking, News, Privacy, Věra Jourová|

EU Justice Commissioner Věra Jourová has delivered a stark message to member states ahead of the European elections in 2019, warning on Tuesday (6 November) that "the risk of interference and manipulation has never been so high."

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