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Cybersecurity, Security

Why rapid recovery is key to minimising the ransomware threat

March 18, 2019

Via: Techradar

There are a huge number of different cyber-security threats that companies today have to worry about, ranging from phishing and denial-of-service attacks to zero-day exploits and even simple human error – just to name a few. But, of all the […]


Hacking, Security

Phishing attacks more than doubled in 2018

March 12, 2019

Via: Techradar

The number of phishing attacks that took place in 2018 more than doubled from the previous year, new research has revealed. The latest Spam and phishing in 2018 report from Kaspersky Lab claims that the company’s anti-phishing system prevented over […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Growing awareness of mobile security risk

March 8, 2019

Via: Computer Weekly

More than half (52%) of RSA Conference 2019 attendees plan to increase their mobile security investment in the coming year, underscoring a growing awareness of mobile security risk, a survey shows. However, 76% admitted accessing corporate data from personal mobile […]


Computing, Cybersecurity, Operating Systems, Security

Major Windows 7 zero-day discovered, enables privileged escalation in combination with another Chrome exploit

March 8, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Security researchers at Google and Microsoft have observed attackers using a combination of a patched Chrome vulnerability and an unpatched Windows vulnerability to take advantage of Windows 7 systems. The announcement of the issue comes as part of their responsible […]


Computing, Privacy, Security, Software & Applications

Apple acquires patents from AI security camera maker Lighthouse

March 5, 2019

Via: The Verge

AI security camera company Lighthouse may have shut down, but its patents will live on: Apple reportedly bought the patent portfolio of the now-defunct company at the end of 2018, according to IAM. As Patently Apple notes, the patents Apple […]


Privacy, Security

How to set up a VPN

March 1, 2019

Via: The Verge

Virtual private networks (VPNs) can offer an additional layer of security and privacy. Whether you’re working on a public Wi-Fi network and want to escape prying eyes, or you’re worried about privacy in general, a VPN can offer a lot […]


Cybersecurity, Security

London cyber security innovation centre issues open invitation

February 28, 2019

Via: Computer Weekly

The London Office for Rapid Cybersecurity Advancement (Lorca) has announced an open call for applications to join its third cohort of cyber innovators. The centre, led by innovation hub Plexal in partnership with Deloitte’s cyber team and the Centre for […]


Privacy, Security

The best hardware security keys for two-factor authentication

February 22, 2019

Via: The Verge

When it comes to protecting your data, SMS-based or app-based two-factor authentication using your smartphone is more secure than depending only on passwords. But it can also be time-consuming to set up and use. Hardware-based security keys provide a fast, […]


Privacy, Security

Researchers exploit Intel SGX to hide malware

February 13, 2019

Via: Techradar

A team of researchers have discovered a way to run malicious code on systems with Intel chips in such a way that antivirus software is unable to detect it. When the chip giant released its Skylake processors back in 2015, […]


Cybersecurity, Privacy, Security

A new era in data awareness

February 6, 2019

Via: Techradar

We are at the dawn of a new era – a tipping point, if you will. This year GDPR became more than a ‘buzzword’. Last month, the first hefty fine was issued to Google by French regulators for failing to […]