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Iran's Cyber Attack Timeline

Iran’s Cyber Attack Timeline 2009 – 2020

Tensions between Iran and the United States are at an all-time high after the US killing of Iran’s top general, Qassim Suleimani on January 3. Iran vowed to take immediate revenge, and in the days following Suleimani’s death, the country carried out a ballistic missile attack on Iraqi military bases…

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John Lewis Scam

Shoppers Warned Over Sneaky John Lewis Voucher Scam

Shoppers are being warned of a convincing scam that promises a free £100 John Lewis voucher to “celebrate the retail giant’s 96th anniversary”. Victims are sent a message via WhatsApp which says: ‘Johnlewis is giving away a £100 voucher to celebrate its 96th anniversary. Enjoy and thanks me later’. The…

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A Guide to PSD2 – Strong Customer Authentication

Advances in digital technologies and the growth of the internet have led to an explosion in online crime. As traditional crimes like burglary and car theft continue to fall, online fraud has quickly become the most common crime in the UK with almost one in ten people falling victim. Criminals have shifted…

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Hacker to Be Punished for Targeted Attack Against Moonpig

A judge is scheduled to sentence a hacker for a targeted attack back in July of 2015 that forced Moonpig to suspend its website on three continents. The Whitehaven News reports that Anthony Luke Fulton, 22, of Mill Hill, Cleator Moor, recently appeared before Judge Barbara Forrester after having pleaded guilty to…

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