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UK cyber-centre thwarts hostile hackers

UK cyber-centre thwarts hostile hackers

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The UK's top cyber-defence centre has stopped Britain falling victim to almost 1,200 attacks in the last two years, its annual review reveals.The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) was currently defeating about 10 attacks every week, it said.Most of the attacks were carried out by state-sponsored hackers employed by hostile nations, it added.During its first two years of operation the NSCS has also tackled phishing sites which prey on UK consumers.Attack domains"We are calling out unacceptable behaviour by hostile states and giving our businesses the specific information they need to defend themselves," said Ciaran Martin, head of the NCSC, in a statement. Late last y...