Locked content Poland slightly affected in latest ransomware attack

Poland has been slightly affected by the latest global cyber attack and decided not to raise the national threat level because of this, PM Beata Szydło said. She added, that there had been no reports of an attack on government institutions, while Interior Minister Mariusz Błaszczak explained that on...

Locked content 1,000 Polish computers affected by WannaCry ransomware

According to Polish CERT (Computer Emergency Response Team), some 1,235 unique Polish IP domains were affected by the WannaCry ransomware. That number represents 0.65 percent of all infected IPs. “the Internal Security Agency, the Polish Computer Emergency Response Team, as well as institutions conn...

Locked content 15k of Poles could be affected by Wonga security breach

British short-term lender Wonga has warned customers in Britain and Poland that their personal data may have been stolen in a security breach last week. “Wonga is urgently investigating illegal and unauthorized access to the personal data of some of its customers in the UK and Poland,” the firm said...

Cyber arms race

Companies spend millions on security software; meanwhile hackers are still on the winning side of the fight. Often, entrepreneurs don’t realize what they should be protecting and how to go about it. WBJ talked to Michał Kurek, director at the IT Risk Management Department of EY, about the most commo...

Locked content PwC: 96% of Polish companies affected by cyber attacks

According to a report compiled by PwC consultancy, 96 percent of medium and big Polish companies had recorded over 50 incidents concerning cyber security. In 64 percent of them the number of such incidents exceeded 500. Despite such stats, only 41 percent of industrial companies are afraid that pote...

Locked content Polish cities hosting US troops under cyber attacks

Websites of several Polish cities that have hosted US troops during recent NATO operations were hacked, Deputy Defense Minister Tomasz Szatkowski said. “We are constantly seeing large destructive cyber and information activity by certain countries. The process has been intensifying.” he said. Accord...

Locked content 28% of Polish employees admit to cyberslacking at work

According to a survey conducted by research institute CBOS, 7 percent of employees work on projects for other companies during their working hours, while 28 percent use the internet for non-work-related purposes, including internet surfing, social networks, as well as doing projects for other compan...

Locked content KNF website hacked

Poland’s financial market regulator KNF website has been hacked last week “KNF has identified an attempt of external intrusion in the IT system servicing its website but its internal IT systems are safe,” KNF spokesperson Jacek Barszczewski wrote in a statement. “Internal systems of reporting ...

Locked content Poland launches National Cybersecurity Center

On June 4, the Polish Ministry of Digital Affairs launched a National Cybersecurity Center (NCC) in Warsaw, the ministry informed in a statement. The NCC, as a part of the Research and Academic Computer Network (NASK), will operate in four areas: research, operational tasks, training, and analytics,...