Digital cash hack hits public sector sites

Trevor Treharne
clock • 1 min read

Attempts to mine cryptocurrency affects thousands of websites, including several government sites

Hackers were reportedly taking control of users' computers to mine cryptocurrency in a malware attack that has affected thousands of websites. The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) took do...

To continue reading this article...

Join CRN

  • Enjoy full access to channelweb.co.uk - the UK’s top news source for the IT channel
  • Gain the latest insights through market analysis and interviews with channel leaders
  • Stay on top of key trends with the Insider weekly newsletter curated by CRN’s editor
  • Be the first to hear about our industry leading events and awards programmes

 

Join now

 

Already a CRN member?

Log in

You may also like
NCSC advises some organisations to reconsider use of Russian tech

Technology and Trends

Technical director Ian Levy provides update following invasion of Ukraine

clock 30 March 2022 • 2 min read
NCSC tackled record number of cyber-attacks during past year

Technology and Trends

Ransomware became 'the most significant cyber threat facing the UK this year', NCSC states in its annual review

clock 22 November 2021 • 2 min read

Security

Lindy Cameron will tell the RUSI think tank that a 'coordinated response' is needed to combat 'increasingly professional' cybercriminals

clock 14 June 2021 • 2 min read

Sign up to our newsletter

The best news, stories, features and photos from the day in one perfectly formed email.

More on Security

Welsh government launches UK's first national SOC

Welsh government launches UK's first national SOC

Welsh government unveils new scheme to protect its public sector organisations and the data of its citizens from cyberattacks

Kelsey Rees
clock 10 May 2024 • 2 min read
Cybersecurity Festival 2024: Four ways to cut your cyber insurance premiums

Cybersecurity Festival 2024: Four ways to cut your cyber insurance premiums

Certifications mean nothing without action

clock 09 May 2024 • 4 min read
Industry Voice: What MSPs need to know about a multi-layered security strategy

Industry Voice: What MSPs need to know about a multi-layered security strategy

Scott Tyson, Sophos
clock 07 May 2024 • 4 min read