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Dean is Features Editor at IT Security Guru. Aside from cyber security and all things tech, Dean's interests include wine tasting, roller blading and playing the oboe in his Christian rock band, Noughts & Crosses.

You can reach Dean via email - dean@itsecurityguru.org

NHS chief apologises to patients after second cyber attack

NHS Lanarkshire was one of the worst affected when hackers crippled computer systems of boards across the country in May. View Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: Daily Record Read More »

Leaky S3 bucket sloshes deets of thousands with US security clearance

Bunch of resumés citing secret government work exposed View Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Register Read More »

Chinese cyber security law will allow China to use zero-day knowledge for its intelligence

According to the Chinese Cyber Security law, the information obtained by the CNNVD could be used in intelligence operations. View Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: Security Affairs Read More »

Other 26,000 MongoDB servers hit in a new wave of ransom attacks

Security researchers Dylan Katz and Victor Gevers confirmed other 26,000 MongoDB servers were hit in a new wave of ransom attacks. View full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: Security Affairs Read More »

Latin American social media giant Taringa hacked; 28M accounts stolen

Another day, another data breach – This time Taringa, a Reddit-like social network website for Latin American users has suffered a massive data breach in which 28 million accounts of registered users have been stolen. View Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: Hack Read Read More »

78 per cent of UK enterprise still not in a GDPR state of mind

A new report from CA Technologies* (NASDAQ: CA) reveals that only just over a quarter (28%) of large businesses in the UK have started preparing for the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into force in May 2018. And, only 22 per cent are completely prepared and waiting to get started, according to decision makers. Preparations are unlikely ... Read More »

6.3 Connected Devices, 2.4 People and 0.3 Pets per Home in the New “Household 2.0” Era

The make-up of the modern home is changing, bringing with it a new era of “household 2.0” which, on average, cares for 2.4 people[i], 0.3 pets[ii] and now also 6.3[iii] connected devices per home. With devices playing such a prominent role in today’s average household, Kaspersky Lab has launched updated versions of Kaspersky Internet Security and Kaspersky Total Security to ... Read More »

KrolLDiscovery brings end-to-end eDiscovery to the cloud with Nebula

KrolLDiscovery announced today that it has launched Nebula™, an end-to-end eDiscovery solution optimised for the cloud. Nebula is the next generation version of eDirect365 and builds on eDirect365’s strong processing and review capabilities. Nebula offers a user-friendly approach to the eDiscovery process, automating and simplifying typically complex tasks. As a web-based application, it is accessible from all modern browsers and ... Read More »

Microsoft says every enterprise should have a plan for when cybersecurity fails

No matter how good it is, enterprise cybersecurity is doomed to fail. Every enterprise should have a business continuity plan in place for when it does. View Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: Tech Republic Read More »

£200m fake train ticket scam: We put season pass bought on dark web to the test at Britain’s busiest station

The Mirror team found fakes for sale on the so-called “dark web” – a shadowy corner of the internet which cannot be searched via mainstream browsers like Google. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Mirror Read More »