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Brits spend 120 hours a year on smartphones whilst at work

The average British worker spends as many as 120 hours per year using their smartphones in the workplace, according to research. Research of 2,012 UK adults carried out by gadgets and technology etailer,, has revealed more than three quarters 84% admit to using their smartphones during working hours. 78% regularly respond to text messages during working hours, and 59% ... Read More »

How to stop a data breach from destroying your reputation

Early this year, Gemalto conducted a global survey which concluded that 66% of companies wouldn’t work with companies that had been breached. This could be a huge blow for any company to face this reality; however, if and when the worst happens, you need to be prepared to deal with the fallout. This session will see panellists explore the worst ... Read More »

Is IoT overhyped or a force to be reckoned with?

With connected devices from kettles and refrigerators to heating and cooling and fitness tracking devices, IoT has certainly taken the consumer world by storm. But what does all of this hype mean for businesses? This discussion will delve into the impact IoT is having on the corporate world and what inadvertent risks organisations might suffer as a result. It will ... Read More »

New York Post Apologizes After App Apparently Hacked

The New York Post apologized early on Sunday hours after its app was apparently hacked with what was reported to be alerts about President Donald Trump. “The push alert system for our mobile app was compromised this evening. Please accept our apologies,” the newspaper said on Twitter several hours after the alerts went out. View full story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Reuters Read More »

Fake DVLA SMS Tricking UK Residents into Sharing Payment Card Info

SMS messages made to look like they are coming from the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) are being flung at UK residents, in an attempt to trick them into sharing sensitive information. Even though it looks like it should take the recipients to an official domain, the link points to a website that is just made to look ... Read More »

McDonald’s Canada Careers Website Hack Compromises 95,000 Job Seekers’ Personal Data

McDonald’s Canada said on Friday (31 March) that its career website was recently hacked, compromising the personal data of around 95,000 restaurant job applicants. The accessed information included names, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, employment background and other standard job application information of people who applied online for a job at McDonald’s Canada restaurants between March 2014 and March 2017. ... Read More »

That Sound You Hear is Splunk Leaking Data

Splunk has patched a slip in its JavaScript implementation that leaks user information. The advisory at Full Disclosure explains that the leak happens if an attacker tricks an authenticated user into visiting a malicious Web page. It only leaks the username, and whether or not that user has enabled remote access; but this would provide enough for an attacker to try follow-up ... Read More »

Pentagon Risks Being Hacked After Claims it is Not Using Encrypted Email, says Senator

The Pentagon, known to be guarding some of the world’s most well-kept secrets, is surprisingly still not using an encrypted email service, which could expose a trove of military data to potential hackers. The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), the Pentagon’s branch that oversees digital communications, failed to adopt an encrypted email service as per a letter written by Senator ... Read More »

Quantum computing – how could it impact your business?

Cyrille Quemin, Head of Mobile,

As 2017 gets in full swing, many of us in the security industry will be on the lookout for the key new technologies that will impact our business this year. Quantum computing is one trend that is ready to leap out of the lab and become a regular component of many businesses. But how it will affect security processes? Hacks ... Read More »

FICO reports a 70% rise in debit cards compromised at U.S. ATMs and merchants in 2016

The number of payment cards compromised at U.S. ATMs and merchants monitored by FICO rose 70 percent in 2016, Silicon Valley analytic software firm FICO reported today. The number of hacked card readers at U.S. ATMs, restaurants and merchants rose 30 percent in 2016. The number of compromises recorded in 2016 set a new high for the FICO® Card Alert ... Read More »