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The largest administrator of private defined benefit and defined contribution pension plans in the U.K. is revealing details about a cyber attack that compromised the personal information of 470,000 of its members. In a press release, the £82.2-billion Universities Superannuation Scheme said its members’ data was held by external servers that were infiltrated by cyber […]

  • By: Staff
  • May 25, 2023 May 25, 2023
  • 12:30

Decentralized finance technology facilitated more illicit cryptocurrency transactions in the first quarter of 2022 than in any other period, according to a report from Chainalysis Inc. “DeFi protocols have accounted for an ever-growing share of all funds stolen from cryptocurrency platforms since the beginning of 2020 and lost the vast majority of stolen funds in […]

Phishing and ransomware attacks are among the top threats to pension plan sponsors and institutional investors by cyber criminals, according to Jennifer Williams, director of information security at the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan. “A common approach by cyber criminals begins with a simple phishing email designed to cause an employee to mistakenly action the […]


The top three extreme risks for investors to watch are global temperature change, global trade collapse and cyber warfare, according to a new report by Willis Towers Watson’s Thinking Ahead Institute. In the report, extreme risks are considered events that are highly unlikely to occur — but could have a large impact on economic growth […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 11, 2019 January 6, 2021
  • 09:41
Code: The Next Big Weapon

Cyber crime expert Alex Ross asks: what's your organizations defence plan?