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Emma Watson Taking Legal Action Over Private Photos Stolen In ‘Hack’

Emma Watson, the actress, is taking legal action after private photographs of her were stolen in a suspected hacking attack. The pictures of the Beauty And The Beast star show her trying on outfits during a fitting. But her spokesman, who could give no details on who stole the images, made it clear they did not show the actress nude – contrary to rumours ... Read More »

Popular Teen Quiz App Wishbone Has Been Hacked, Exposing Tons of User Information

Hackers have stolen 2.2 million email addresses and 287,000 cellphone numbers from Wishbone users, many of whom are young women under the age of 18. A popular social networking app that allows users to create and vote on simple two-choice quizzes lost millions of users records, including more than 2 million email addresses and full names, and almost 300,000 cellphone ... Read More »

The Evolution of CISO & CIO

Rick Orloff, CSO,

Data security is a big deal. You know it, I know it, and it is hard to argue at this point in time, that unless you’re living off the grid, data security is a universal value. On an almost daily basis, data breaches and their severe, far-reaching consequences are reported in the news, leaving organisations on a multinational scale in ... Read More »

Registration now open for the annual IT Security CISO Debates and Conference

The IT Security Guru is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the IT Security CISO Debates and Conference with a comprehensive line up of topics from tackling the skills gap to GDPR, how to prevent a data breach from destroying your reputation and the Internet of Things. The UK’s top CISOs and global IT Security Association Leaders ... Read More »

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer waives 2016 bonus in wake of data breaches

In the wake of the Yahoo attack late last year, where the theft of more than 500 million user account from 2014 was discovered, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has decided to waive her 2016 bonus after an investigation into the attack by the board. Yahoo’s top Lawyer, Ronald S. Bell, has also resigned for his part in the mishandling of ... Read More »

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 to 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 »

Majority of global healthcare enterprises using cloud, big data and IoT without securing sensitive data

Thales has announced the results of its 2017 Thales Data Threat Report, Healthcare Edition, issued in conjunction with analyst firm 451 Research. The fifth annual report indicates global healthcare IT professionals are confronting a rapidly changing, challenging landscape, with 66% of respondents experiencing a data breach and 88% feeling vulnerable as a result. In response, 73% are increasing IT security ... Read More »

Targeted malware used against Polish banks

Several Polish banks have been hacked by unknown attackers. The threat is delivered sneakily, via a watering hole attack, whereby a trusted but compromised website redirects to a landing page (the Polish Financial Supervision Authority) boobytrapped with an exploit. In a new blog post ESET deliver technical details of this, as-yet minimally documented, malware. Their key findings show: The website of the ... Read More »

New Android Downloader Masquerading as Flash Player Update

ESET researchers discovered a dangerous new app targeting Android devices is capable of downloading and executing additional malware. Detected by ESET security software as Android/TrojanDownloader.Agent.JI, the trojan is distributed via compromised websites and masquerades as a Flash Player update. This and other threats on the Android platform will be among the topics addressed by ESET at the Mobile World Congress. Following installation, ... Read More »

Lastline Partners Deliver Enterprise Protection to the Vulnerable Midmarket

Lastline has announced that it is seeing large spikes in malware detected through new segments of its global online network, spurred by several of its embedded OEM partners driving business into the SMB and midmarket segments. “We now see sophisticated malware methods previously reserved for attacks on large organisations moving down from the large enterprise to include midmarket and, in some ... Read More »