Saturday , 22 September 2018


Law firms start collective action against BA

Law firm SPG Law has started the process of gathering names for a group action in the recent British Airways security breach that compromised more than 380,000 customers sensitive personal data. View full story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Privacy Laws Read More »

Exploit vendor Zerodium releases zero-day for old version of Tor

Exploit vendor Zerodium, which made headlines in September last year by offering a million-dollar bounty for any zero-day exploits in the Tor browser running on Tails Linux or Windows, has itself released a zero-day exploit for the browser. View full story ORIGINAL SOURCE: IT Wire Read More »

‘Web hackers held my data hostage,’ says Wiltshire police commissioner

The revelation came as Wiltshire Police plans to this week shine a light on its digital investigations team. Angus Macpherson, who has acted as police and crime commissioner for Swindon and Wiltshire since 2012, said: “I was actually subject to a ransomware attack on my personal computer two years ago. The criminals demanded money and effectively held some of my ... Read More »

A group of researchers showed how a Tesla Model S can be hacked and stolen in seconds using only $600 worth of equipment

A savvy car thief could drive off with a Tesla Model S by using just a few, relatively inexpensive pieces of computing hardware and some radios — at least, the thief could have until recently, when Tesla fixed an overlooked vulnerability in its cars’ security systems. View full story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Business Insider Read More »

LuckyMouse Group is back and using a legitimate certificate to sign Malware

The Kaspersky Lab Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT) has discovered several infections from a previously unknown Trojan, which is most likely related to the infamous Chinese-speaking threat actor – LuckyMouse. The most peculiar trait of this malware is its hand-picked driver, signed with a legitimate digital certificate, which has been issued by a company developing information security-related software. View ... Read More »

Ransomware campaign targets businesses with fake invoice message

A concentrated spam campaign pushing ransomware is targeting businesses in Europe, encrypting files and demanding victims pay a ransom in order to retrieve them. View full story ORIGINAL SOURCE: ZDNet Read More »

How hackers slipped by British Airways’ defences

On Friday, British Airways disclosed a data breach impacting customer information from roughly 380,000 booking transactions made between August 21 and September 5 of this year. The company said that names, addresses, email addresses, and sensitive payment card details were all compromised. Now, researchers from the threat detection firm RiskIQ have shed new light on how the attackers pulled off the ... Read More »

More than 5,000 affected by Park by Phone data breach

More than 5,000 people have been affected by the data breach at Cork City’s Park by Phone service, it emerged last night. View full story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Irish Examiner Read More »

Many adults want to reskill for cybersecurity careers

A new survey from Champlain College Online shows that not only are the majority of Americans concerned about cybersecurity threats, but many are willing to consider returning to college to pursue a cybersecurity education. View full story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Help Net Security Read More »

A year after the Equifax hack exposed 145 million Americans’ personal information, the Trump administration hasn’t announced any punishments

A new report by congressional investigators details how hackers broke into Equifax last year in a breach that exposed the financial information of more than 145 million Americans. View full story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Business Insider Read More »