Engineering Firm Weir Group Suffers Major Ransomware Attack Resulting in Loss of Millions in Revenue

In a statement, the mining equipment firm said it had reacted quickly to the "sophisticated" attack but had been forced to delay shipments worth more than £50 million ($68 million) in revenue.

US Government Passes Emergency Waiver Over Disruptive Cyberattack at Largest Fuel Pipeline

Multiple sources have confirmed that the ransomware attack was caused by a cyber-criminal gang called DarkSide, who infiltrated Colonial's network on Thursday and took almost 100GB of data hostage.

Nurseries sent first official cyber-attack warning

Sarah Lyons, deputy director for economy and society engagement at the NCSC, said across educational settings it was "vital that all providers know how to secure their devices and sensitive data".

University of Central Lancashire among three hit by cyber-attacks

The University of the Highlands and Islands in Scotland and Queen's University in Belfast were also targeted. The National Cyber Security Centre has launched an investigation.
February 25, 2021

Credential Stuffing Attack on Energy Firm Npower’s App Exposed Customers' Personal and Banking Details

Contact details, birth dates, addresses, and partial bank account numbers are among the details believed stolen. But the affected accounts had been locked, Npower told the BBC.
December 18, 2020

People's Energy data breach affects all 270,000 customers

Data stolen included names, addresses, dates of birth, phone numbers, tariff and energy meter IDs, she said. Additionally, the financial data of 15 small-business customers was also accessed.

Walsall-based construction firm RMD Kwikform targeted in cyber attack

RMD Kwikform, based in Walsall, said it was investigating the security breach, which happened in November. The incident has been reported to the U.K. NCSC and Information Commissioner's Office.

Privacy watchdog to probe Klarna after email backlash

The Information Commissioner's Office said it will make enquiries into Klarna after scores of angry people questioned why it had their details despite never doing business with the payments firm.

Newcastle University cyber attack 'to take weeks to fix'

Newcastle University apologized to students and staff for the "ongoing" disruption. The university said its teams were working with a number of agencies, including police, to find out what happened.

DDoS Attackers Target UK’s Myerscough College On Exam Results Day

A higher education college suffered "a significant malicious cyber attack" meaning students could not access their GCSE and other exam results online.

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