Archives by Tag 'Cybercrime'

Did GCHQ spy on you- how to check

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, February 16, 2015

A recent UK tribunal that GCHQ illegally spied on UK citizens means that you can now try and find out if they spied on you. The Tribunal’s decision was the first time that the court ruled against the intelligence agencies since it was established in 2000. It found that GCHQ collected data from the NSA’s Prism […]

New number spoofing scam warning by fraudsters

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Thursday, October 30, 2014

A new smartphone scam – known as number spoofing – is getting millions of pounds for fraudsters consumers are being warned. Financial Fraud Action UK (FFA UK) said the scam has become increasingly common in recent weeks. Typically criminals fool people into thinking they are talking to their bank, or the police, on the phone. […]

The dangers of the Connected Home

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, August 18, 2014

The Internet of Things (IoT)  lets us communicate and connect via a myriad of different technologies. The IoT promises to  let stuff, devices and gadgets connect in the same way that humans do via the internet. Already it is possible to get smart thermostats, fridges, ovens, washing machines, air conditioners, lights, plugs, music players, baby […]

Stolen Facebook, Google passwords dumped online

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Thursday, December 5, 2013

More than two million stolen passwords used for sites such as Facebook, Google and other web services have been posted online.It is suspected the data was taken from computers infected with malicious software that logged key presses.  It is not known how old the details are – but the experts warned that even out-dated information […]

Sir Tim Berners-Lee- UK and US govt encryption cracking is appalling and foolish

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Thursday, November 7, 2013

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, who created the world wide web called for a “full and frank public debate” over internet surveillance by the National Security Agency and GCHQ- warning that the system of checks and balances to oversee the agencies has failed. As the inventor of the global system of inter-connectivity known as the web, with […]

UK creating offensive cyber force capability

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, September 30, 2013

The UK is creating a new cyberforce unit which will have an offensive capability, the defence secretary has announced. The Ministry of Defence is recruiting hundreds of reservists as computer experts to work alongside regular forces in the creation of the new Joint Cyber Reserve Unit (JCRU). The new unit will also, if necessary, launch […]

UK under cyberspace attack warns GCHQ

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Wednesday, July 3, 2013

The UK is under daily attack in cyberspace according to British intelligence. Britain is seeing about 70 sophisticated cyber espionage operations a month against government or industry networks. GCHQ director Sir Iain Lobban said business secrets were being stolen on an “industrial scale”. Foreign hackers have penetrated some firms for up to two years, he […]

Police to target pirate copyright websites

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Thursday, June 6, 2013

The City of London Police has started contacting websites it believes are profiting by breaking copyright laws. The police and the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau have written to two sites known to share links to pirated copies of music, movies and games. The letters warn the operators of the sites they are breaking UK laws […]

Your email account hacked? Heres what to do

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Thursday, May 9, 2013

Your email account did not accepting your password- or a friend wants to know why you are sending out emails with nothing in it, but a link.Join the back of the queue- your email account has been hacked. How you became hacked is down to a number of diferent possibilities. You may have clicked on […]

Porn sites pose growing malware risk to users

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Some of the internet’s most popular pornography websites are increasingly putting visitors at risk new research has found.Advertisements displayed by the sites, which are visited by millions every day, were found to be installing harmful files without users’ knowledge. Researchers found that two popular sites – xhamster and pornhub – posed the greatest risk. They […]