Cyber Security

Oct 23, 2015


By Lyndsey Hall


A gang of cyber criminals from Eastern Europe is believed to be behind a virus that is responsible for stealing £20million from UK bank accounts. According to the

According to the British Crime Survey, the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau, which is part of the City of London Police, helps to disrupt 4,000 fraudulent websites, bank accounts and phone lines every month; preventing £369 million of fraud last year alone.

Today, TalkTalk is the latest company to have their website hacked and thousands of customers’ details, not all of which were encrypted, have potentially been exposed. A Russian Islamist group has apparently claimed responsibility for the cyber-attack, posting data online which appears to be customers’ private details, but the claim is yet to be verified.

Are you concerned about cyber security? Have you ever fallen victim to one of these viruses? We’d love to hear from you, leave us a comment or get in touch on Facebook and Twitter.

If you liked this article, you may also like:

Big Change in the Banking Industry

HSBC and PwC latest in tax evasion scandal

Banking goes James Bond


Other posts you might like:

Get a helping hand for your business.