UK government now scanning all internet-connected devices to assess vulnerabilities

Parliament may be a circus, but the United Kingdom government isn’t all made up of incompetent hands — except for the ones who thought it’d be a good idea to store COVID-19 case data on Excel spreadsheets (it’s true, look it up). That should lend a sense of reassurance or dread, depending on what the given objectives are. Take the National Cyber Security Centre for your consideration: it has just launched a program that systematically scans every internet-connected device based in the nation as an intelligence-gathering method to survey current hacking threats and security preparedness.

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