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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 »

Nearly 80 percent of cyber professionals say enterprises must understand behaviours and intent as people interact with critical data and IP

Global cybersecurity leader Forcepoint™ today released a new study – “The Human Point: An Intersection of Behaviors, Intent & Critical Business Data.” The study showed that, while an overwhelming majority of respondents – 80 percent – believe it’s important to understand the behaviors of people as they interact with intellectual property (IP) and other critical business data, only 32 percent ... Read More »

Act Now to Prepare Your Cloud for 2017 Peaks, warns Rackspace

Today, Rackspace®, the managed cloud company, shares its top expertise for businesses looking to improve in-house server performance ahead of peak periods. The smooth running of websites and digital services has become crucial for businesses to secure an advantage over competitors. However, only 33% of IT decision makers in UK businesses have good or strong experience in operating a cloud-based ... Read More »

Global Cybersecurity Organization To Refocus Its Operations On Strategic Growth

ESET today announced a major refocus of its operations to grow by appointing three new leaders to its key departments of business, technology and operations. The change in the company’s management will bring significant results across the organisation, not only pushing it into the top global IT security vendors, but will also help the company to build stronger leadership and ... Read More »

National Trading Standards issues bogus helpline scam warning

National Trading Standards is warning consumers about a new scam targeting those looking for help with printer problems. The warning comes after a rise in the number of cases seen by the National Trading Standards eCrime Team. The ‘printer helpline scam’ differs from most scams as it sees consumers contacting the criminals directly, after seeing fake ‘helpline’ numbers in online ... Read More »

6.7 Percent of Programmes on Private UK PCs Are End-of-Life and No Longer Patched

The average private user in the UK has 72 programmes installed on their PC, and 6.7 percent of them are end-of-Life programmes that are no longer patched by the vendor. End-of-life programmes containing unpatched software vulnerabilities are popular attack vectors for hackers to exploit because they are so widespread on devices today. These conclusions can be drawn from just-released Country ... Read More »

Gartner Says Worldwide Public Cloud Services Market to Grow 18 Per Cent in 2017

The worldwide public cloud services market is projected to grow 18 per cent in 2017 to total $246.8 billion, up from $209.2 billion in 2016, according to Gartner, Inc. The highest growth will come from cloud system infrastructure services (infrastructure as a service [IaaS]), which is projected to grow 36.8 per cent in 2017 to reach $34.6 billion. Cloud application ... Read More »