The LockBit ransomware group hacked databases of UK-based security provider Zaun last month. The stolen data, which included sensitive information about MoD operations and other high-profile sites, was reportedly released onto the dark web. The UK government has responded by launching a new competition, funded with up to £880,000 ($1m), aiming to enhance the country’s cyber defence. The source of the breach remains unidentified.
Open source leaders are pushing for permanent government financing to maintain open source projects. They argue that as government oversight is vital to the national