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Donald Trump owns 3,600 Domains

CNNMoney has carried out an investigation on Donald Trump’s online portfolio of domain names and found that he has 3,643 websites that range from TrumpEmpire.com to TrumpFraud.org. CNNMoney investigated 20 years of internet records using Domain name search tool DomainTools. Before he reached the White House, Trump’s company had laid claim to at least 3,643 website domains. The buying spree continued as ... Read More »

Most Hackers Can Access Systems and Steal Valuable Data Within 24 Hours

More than three-quarters (88%) of hackers can break through cybersecurity defences and into the systems they target within 12 hours, while 81% say they can identify and take valuable data within another 12 hours, even though the breach may not be discovered for hundreds of days, according to research by global technology company Nuix. The Nuix Black Report—the results of ... Read More »

Security specialist identifies security breaches in apps from 50 top global banks

The Pradeo Lab, a worldwide leader in mobile devices and applications security, analysed the mobile applications of 50 of the world’s top 100 banking establishments to identify security breaches. It discovered on average every app was vulnerable to seven security threats: that is, 100% of the 50. Data from the BBA, the leading trade association for the UK banking sector, ... Read More »

Spectra Cyber Security Solutions ready to defeat the threat of ‘cyber-hackers’

Fast-growing voice and data communications specialist, Spectra Group (UK), has announced that it is extending its Cyber Security division in order to give SMEs similar options available to its existing Government, Defence and Public customers in the fight against cyber-attack. Spectra has identified cyber services as the ‘next huge growth area’ and heralds the launch of Spectra Cyber Security Solutions ... Read More »

Security should be top priority for mobile developers to protect consumers

With the recent surge in fake apps tricking consumers out of personal data, experts are warning that manufacturers and developers of mobile devices need to make security a top priority in the design process to mitigate the serious risks posed by hackers. As recently as last month, numerous consumers fell foul of a fake Netflix app that infiltrated devices via ... Read More »

Cloudbleed: Big web brands leaked crypto keys, personal secrets thanks to Cloudflare bug

Big-name websites leaked people’s private session keys and personal information into strangers’ browsers, due to a Cloudflare bug uncovered by Google researchers. As we’ll see, a single character – ‘>’ rather than ‘=’ – in Cloudflare’s software source code sparked the security blunder. Cloudflare helps companies spread their websites and online services across the internet. Due to a programming blunder, ... Read More »

Cybercriminal selling nearly one million Coachella accounts on the dark web

Nearly one million Coachella accounts are reportedly currently up for sale on the dark web. An underground data trader is allegedly selling over 950,000 Coachella user accounts data, which includes usernames, hashed passwords and email addresses, for $300. “Coachella complete database dump from this month,” the cybercriminal, who uses the handle Berkut, wrote in their listing, on the popular dark web marketplace Tochka, Motherboard reported. ... Read More »

Uber accused of ‘calculated theft’ of Google’s self-driving car technology

Waymo, the self-driving car company owned by Google’s parent Alphabet, filed a suit against Uber on Thursday alleging that the ride-share company engaged in the “calculated theft” of its self-driving technology. The suit is the latest setback for Uber, which is still reeling from the viral #DeleteUber campaign and which this week launched an “urgent investigation” into claims of sexual harassment. View full story ... Read More »

Russian military admits significant cyber-war effort

Russia’s military has admitted for the first time the scale of its information warfare effort, saying it was significantly expanded post-Cold War. Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said that Russian “information troops” were involved in “intelligent, effective propaganda”, but he did not reveal details about the team or its targets. The admission follows repeated allegations of cyberattacks against Western nations by ... Read More »

Briton ‘responsible for cyber attack on Germany’ arrested at Luton Airport

A British man has been arrested at Luton Airport accused of a cyber attack in Germany last year which hit a million homes. The 29-year-old suspect was held on a European arrest warrant accused of wiping out internet access to Deutsche Telekom subscribers in a planned attack. “The Briton stands accused of attempted computer sabotage in a particularly serious case,” ... Read More »