Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Stark Warning Over Cyber Attacks On UK Businesses

Nick Heath writes on

Sustained cyber espionage attacks are being waged on companies that play a key role in the UK national infrastructure, a UK cyber defence chief has warned.

The computer systems of critical businesses in the UK, such as power companies and large financial institutions, are being repeatedly probed to steal information or uncover weaknesses that could take them down.

That was the warning from Mark Oram, head of the threat and infosec knowledge department at the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI) - the security service tasked with protecting key government and private organisations in the UK.

More here.


Post a Comment

<< Home