Technology

US authorities crack BreachForums for a second time

US authorities crack BreachForums for a second time

fotokitas – stock.adobe.com The BreachForums data leak website has been seized by the FBI and international partners again By Alex Scroxton, Security Editor Published: 15 May 2024 19:24 An international law enforcement operation led by the United States’ Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), with assistance from the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) and others, has …

GCHQ to protect politicians and election candidates from cyber attacks

GCHQ to protect politicians and election candidates from cyber attacks

The National Cyber Security Centre, part of GCHQ to protect election candidates’ from hostile state cyber-attacks By Bill Goodwin, Computer Weekly Published: 15 May 2024 18:21 Political candidates, election officials and others at high risk of being targeted online are being offered protection against phishing and malware attacks in the run-up to the next UK …

Comms director at centre of cover-up never thought Post Office were the ‘baddies’

Comms director at centre of cover-up never thought Post Office were the ‘baddies’

Head of communications at the Post Office painted a rosy picture of the error-prone Horizon system when challenged By Karl Flinders, Chief reporter and senior editor EMEA Published: 15 May 2024 9:45 A communications director central to the Post Office’s strategy to keep software problems out of public said that he and others believed they …

IT Sustainability Think Tank: How CIOs can navigate the green IT landscape

IT Sustainability Think Tank: How CIOs can navigate the green IT landscape

CIOs and IT leaders must take action now to ensure they have an accurate overview of the carbon emissions, energy use and sustainability of their organisation’s overall activities. But how should they go about this? By Edward Barbor, PA Consulting Richard Barnes-Webb, PA Consulting Published: 14 May 2024 Regulations in place or pending require that …

Biden’s Administration Threatens to Criminalize Tenets of Bitcoin, Says Senator Cynthia Lummis

Biden’s Administration Threatens to Criminalize Tenets of Bitcoin, Says Senator Cynthia Lummis

Pro-Bitcoin Senator Cynthia Lummis from Wyoming has voiced concern over President Joe Biden’s stance on crypto regulation in the US. Senator Lummis condemned the misinterpretation of FinCEN laws, saying it “threatens to criminalize the core tenets of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. With Senator Ron Wyden’s support, Lummis escalated the issue of how such misinterpretation could …