ISG News Reports

Listed below are links to news reports related to the Internet Specialist Group.

  • Dr Shi Zhou from our committee, a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Computer Science, University College London, recently felt a disturbance in the force.
  • It seems that everyone and their brother is being hacked at the moment. Over the past 3 months, there have been over 150 companies across the USA and EU which have admitted to being hacked or having their systems compromised in some way.
  • Are you a National Lottery player? Then you may have been hacked, as widely reported this morning.
  • The Internet Specialist Group of the British Computer Society (BCS ISG) announce a blogging initiative to increase membership participation and engagement.
  • Today, OFCOM announced that it has fined Vodafone PLC a total of £4.6 million pounds. This fine was due to problems incurred during the movement of approximately 28 million accounts to a new online computerised system. So, what does this mean for you?
  • Over the past few days, many people have listened to, watched, and read numerous reports about an attack on the DNS infrastructure of the Internet, owned by the company DYN.