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The Cyber Skills Gap – The Challenge – Setting the Scene

Webinar: The Cyber Skills Gap – The Challenge – Setting the Scene Date: 2nd October 2017 Time: 11:00am Duration: 75 minutes Speakers include: Adrian Davis, Managing Director, EMEA at (ISC)²; Ian Glover, President at CREST; Quentyn Taylor, Director of Information Security at Canon for Europe; Warwick Ashford, Security Editor at Computer Weekly. Throughout Security Serious Week this year, during the ... Read More »

Bank manager to face charges over Bangladesh cyber heist

Philippine prosecutors have recommended the filing of charges against a former bank manager for her part in laundering tens of millions of dollars stolen from Bangladesh’s central bank last year, but they cleared two casino agents and a remittance firm. View Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: ITNews Read More »

DolphinAttack – Hackers control Siri, Google Now, Alexa voice assistants with ultrasound

The DolphinAttack technique allows hackers to control Siri, Google Now, Alexa and other voice assistants with commands in ultrasonic frequencies. View Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: Security Affairs   Read More »

Budding malware author uses same Skype ID across job applications and IoT botnet ads

“DaddyL33T” is a 13-year-old malware developer. They’ve set up the DaddyHackingTeam portal, the future site of a botnet web control interface, and they maintain an active profile under the name “DaddyPvP” on the HackForums security technology platform. In one of his posts to the site, the padawan of poisonous software requests help scanning to a Qbot botnet. Read Full Story  ORIGINAL ... Read More »

ShadowBrokers return with the release of UNITEDRAKE exploit

The hacking group has also promised two exploit dumps a month from now on. Read Full Story: ZDNet ORIGINAL SOURCE  Read More »

About 143 million people hit by massive Equifax data breach

About 143 million US customers of credit report giant Equifax may have had information compromised in a cyber security breach, the company has disclosed. Read Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: BBC Read More »

GDPR awareness: 1 in 5 businesses claim a fine wouldn’t bother them

With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) taking effect May 25, 2018, businesses around the globe should be preparing accordingly. However, through a recent survey, Trend Micro found that C-suite executives are not approaching the regulation with the seriousness required, resulting in overconfidence when it comes to compliance. View Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: Help Net Security Read More »

Tech elite aren’t insane libertarians, says Stanford study

The researchers spoke to 600 “elite technology company leaders and founders.” They concluded that these exalted beings actually prove that “values and predispositions can override their self-interest.” Read Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: CNet Read More »

Emerging threats fuel public threat intelligence sharing

Concerns around emerging threats such as ransomware and polymorphic malware have sparked a significant increase in collaboration by the cyber security industry, according to AlienVault. Read Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: Help Net Security Read More »

UK domains left at risk of theft in Enom blunder

Thousands of UK companies were at risk of having their .uk domain names stolen for more than four months by a critical security failure at domain registrar Enom. Read Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Register Read More »