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Trick or T(h)reat? Haunted House study reveals IoT risks at home – and how to stay safe

Sophos has launched ‘Project Haunted House’, a continuous attack analysis and assessment of smart homes over the period of several weeks. With the aim of raising awareness of responsible IoT device use, a virtual smart home, simulated for this purpose and including original control and network infrastructures, has been set up and will be used as a potential target for ... Read More »

Are you overlooking the chink in your cybersecurity armour?

By Stuart Facey, VP EMEA,
Bomgar

In a landscape full of high-profile data breaches, such as Yahoo and Tesco Bank, we’re seeing more and more organisations looking to bolster their defences in order to protect their business critical assets. However, are organisations overlooking the smaller, intermediate devices in their network that could provide an access point for the craftier cybercriminal? One example would be that of ... Read More »

A bug discovered within Google’s bug tracking system

A series of bugs have been uncovered within Google’s internal bug tracking platform which allows attackers access to Google’s entire database of known and unknown vulnerabilities. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: IB Times Read More »

North Korea to blame for NHS attack says UK Govt

The UK government has placed the blame on North Korea for the Wannacry attacks that brought major disruption to the UK. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Inquirer Read More »

Malaysia hit by massive data breach

A massive data breach has hit Malaysia with over 46 million mobile phone number subscribers was found for sale on the dark web. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: IB Times Read More »

N Korea hacked S Korean warship blueprints

It is believed that North Korean has obtained South Korean warship blueprints after hacking into Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co Ltd’s database. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Reuters Read More »

Cryptocurrency mining malware infecting Android phones via Google Play Store

Cybersecurity researchers from Trend Micro have located two malware strains within the mobile software found on Google’s Pay Store which is mining cryptocurrency. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: IB Times Read More »

What sinister security threats are haunting businesses this Halloween?

Chris Boyd, malware intelligence analyst,
Malwarebytes

It’s that time of year when the vampires and witches start brushing the dust off their best suits in preparation for Halloween. While all kinds of monsters roam the streets outside, we may forget the spooky threats which face us in our homes and businesses – 2017 has provided the scariest security stories for this Halloween. This year has seen ... Read More »

70% of Brits in dark over privacy changes – banks, mobile operators and social networks in firing line

New research released today shows that millions may submit Subject Access Requests (SARs) to find out what personal information businesses hold on them after the General Data Protection Act goes live in May 2018. The research, conducted by Exonar, a leading provider of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) data mapping and data inventory solutions, set out to identify what people ... Read More »

A quarter of UK consumers eye up potential GDPR compensation pay-outs

Simple curiosity, the lure of compensation pay-outs, and the chance to get their own back on companies who might have treated them badly: these are some of the reasons that will tempt consumers to use new rights coming in under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), allowing individuals to request access to all the personal information any organization is holding ... Read More »