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Kaspersky Lab’s top tips for Black Friday safety

It’s predicted there will not so much be a ‘Black Friday’ but ‘Black Thursday to Monday’ (Thursday 23rd November – Monday 27th November.) Whilst this is great news for shoppers looking for a bargain, cybercriminals will also have a much bigger window to con bargain hunters. When analysing data from last year’s seasonal sales, Kaspersky Lab’s protection technologies detected a ... Read More »

It’s the Riskiest Time of Year for Retailers

Vitali Kremez, Director of Research,
Flashpoint

The 2017 holiday season is expected to be a busy time for retailers, with analysts predicting an average of £1bn per day in UK online spending during the seven days surrounding Black Friday. This will be followed by the frantic remainder of the holiday season, as even more shoppers hunt out perfect gifts and generate substantial sales for the retail ... Read More »

Fortune and FTSE firms to spend millions on technology to support GDPR compliance, new survey shows

FTSE and Fortune firms will spend on average £430,000 and $1m respectively on technology alone to ensure compliance with the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), new research by international law firm Paul Hastings has shown today. The survey of 100 FTSE 350 General Counsel (GCs) and Chief Security Officers (CSOs) and 100 Fortune 500 GCs and CSOs reveals that ... Read More »

Don’t Spend Your Information This Black Friday

Mike Hemes,,
Regional Director, A10 Networks

Black Friday is a chaotic time for both consumers and retailers. Customers scramble over one another to get the best deals and collectively spend more and more money each year. Last year, UK consumers spent over £1.2bn on Black Friday alone; over the whole week period it is thought to be more than £6bn. Meanwhile, in the U.S., online Black ... Read More »

Russian Hackers Stealing UK Air Miles

Russian Hackers are allegedly exploiting UK residents’ air miles, and through phishing scams and hacked accounts, are stealing them to pay for luxury holidays. View Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: IBTimes Read More »

Iranian Military Hacker Indicted for HBO Hack

The US DoJ has identified and indicted Iranian national, Behzad Mesri, in relation to this years HBO hack. Read Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Register Read More »

Denmark Steps up Cyber Security Efforts

Denmarks defense minister has said that the country intends to step up and invest in their cybersecurity provisions. Read Full  ORIGINAL SOURCE: Reuters Read More »

Uber Concealed Massive Data Breach in 2016

It has been reported that Uber has concealed a massive data breach that affected 57 million customers. The breach occurred in 2016, and instead of disclosing the breach to the relevant authorities, the company paid the hackers $100,00 to delete the data. Read Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: BBC Read More »

Number of DDoS Attacks Have Doubled in Six Months As Criminals Leverage Unsecured IoT Devices

Organisations experienced an average of 237 DDoS attack attempts per month during Q3 2017 – equivalent to 8 DDoS attack attempts every day – as hackers strive to take their organisations offline or steal sensitive data, according to the latest DDoS Trends and Analysis report from Corero Network Security (LSE: CNS), a leading provider of real-time DDoS defense solutions. The ... Read More »

Investment in AI set to rise by 2020

85% of senior exec’s plan to invest in AI and IoT by 2020, according to research published by Deloitte. Read Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: Help Net Security Read More »