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Cash converter hit by data breach

Cash Converters International, the payday lending and pawnbroking business, has declared it has suffered a cybersecurity breach in its UK locations. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Fool Read More »

Should you fear the Reaper?

Mike Hemes, Regional Director,
A10 Networks

Move over Mirai, there’s a new monstrous botnet in town. The newly-discovered botnet, dubbed “Reaper” or “IoTroop,” appears to be a more powerful strain of the Internet of Things (IoT) attack malware that Mirai was, the previous holder of the IoT botnet crown. And while Reaper hasn’t yet to launch an attack, security researchers warn that it may only be ... Read More »

New Service Station lets you minimize card administration costs

Identity and security company Nexus Group launches the Nexus Service Station. “It lets your users administer a range of tasks required during the lifecycle of their access cards, such as ordering new cards, entering user data and taking photos. This means that your card administration costs can be dramatically reduced,” says Anders Wallbom, product owner of the Nexus Service Station. ... Read More »

EU REGULATION, SKILLS AND GOVERNANCE NOW CHALLENGE UK’S LEADERSHIP OF ‘FOURTH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION’

Big Data London (BDL), the UK’s largest exhibition and conference for data leaders, today revealed the first findings from the inaugural UK Fourth Industrial Revolution Report. The independent research, sponsored by Big Data LDN and Hortonworks, surveyed how 250 of the UK’s largest data-driven organisations are coping with pre-Brexit pressure to compete against data-savvy competitors globally. The Fourth Industrial Revolution ... Read More »

Elections in 18 nations hacked online

It has been discovered that voting in at least 18 countries may have been manipulated by external campaigns. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Silicon Republic Read More »

NHS need to invest seriously into cybersecurity

NHS could save £15 million annually if it invested in cybersecurity after Palo Alto Networks advised  NHS IT Managers the significance of cyber security. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Computing Read More »

Child fools Mums Iphone X security

By just glancing at the latest Apple Iphone X, a child has managed to unlock his mum’s phone throwing more shade on the security mechanism. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Hot For Security Read More »

Forever 21 suffers data breach

US Fashion retailer Forever 21 is currently investigating a potential data breach, with customer payment details thought to have been compromised. Full Story Here ORIGINAL SOURCE: ZDNet Read More »

Security researchers in Vietnam have fooled Iphone X face ID security – cybersecurity experts have their say

Bkav, a Vietnamese cybersecurity firm have demonstrated how they bypassed Apple Inc’s face recognition ID software on the new Iphone X by using a mask made out of silicone, paper tape and a 3D printer.  A video demonstrating how the security researcher fooled the face ID security has since been uploaded. Although these are some extreme lengths to go through in ... Read More »

Several MailChimp Accounts Compromised as Phishing Attack Impersonates Major Brands – Aldi, Bunnings, Amcal and Others

In the latest example of brandjacking, this evening we are seeing a run of phishing emails impersonating major retail brands. The criminal emails are leveraging several different compromised MailChimp accounts to bypass traditional email scanning software, and then using the power of major household name brands to entice users to click.   Despite being simple HTML emails that are emanating ... Read More »