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Half of UK Businesses Are Fearful Robotic Process Automation

A recent OnePoll survey1 for Ultima has found more than half (57 per cent) of the UK’s SMEs fear big businesses use of robotic process automation will help to drive them out of business in the next five years, yet 10 per cent believe that automating repetitive, time-consuming tasks is not important to their success.   However, the survey found ... Read More »

Phishing attacks on Cloud-based systems the new thing for criminal activity

Cyber criminals have discovered a way of using Google App Scripts that will trigger the download of malware hosted on the Google drive of any computer. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: SC Magazine UK Read More »

Apple devices also impacted by Intel vulnerabilities

Apple has warned its customers that the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities will affect Mac systems and iOS devices. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: ZDNet Read More »

See if a hacker has taken control of your child’s smart toy

The issue of toys being a choking hazard is still a concern for parents however, a hacker taking control of their child’s smart toy and exposing the rest of the family should definitely be high on the list. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: IBTimes Read More »

Amazon servers slowed down after Intel vuln patch

Amazon AWS EC2 server customers have voiced their anger after the servers had noticeably slowed down following the deployment of a security patch that remedies the Intel processor flaw named Meltdown. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Register Read More »

Business Risk Intelligence: An Aviation Necessity during the Holidays and Beyond

Chris Camacho, Chief Strategy Officer,

As an estimated 3.5 million Britons packed their suitcases and flew home for the winter break, the airline industry was working hard to ensure the holiday travel season ran smoothly. Airport delays are no one’s idea of holiday fun, and flight disruption is a major financial and reputational risk for airlines worldwide. However, the aviation sector’s high-profile visibility and wealth ... Read More »

Blockchain, virtualization and the rise of AI

2017 has been an interesting year for cyber security. With hacks still dominating the headlines and GDPR looming the spotlight has been firmly on the cyber-security industry to help consumers and businesses alike stay secure in an increasingly digital world. With 2018 round the corner, the spotlight is set to stay firmly on the security space, with Dan Panesar, VP ... Read More »

Siloing security: A response to Meltdown and Spectre

Earlier this week, Jann Horn of Google’s Project Zero published a detailed blog post titled “Reading privileged memory with a side-channel.” The post confirmed that CPU data cache timing can be exploited to efficiently leak information out of mis-speculated execution. This could lead to – at worst – arbitrary virtual memory read vulnerabilities across local security boundaries in various contexts. ... Read More »

Major Intel Chip Flaws Discovered

Two bugs named Spectre and Meltdown have been revealed across Intel Chips AMD and ARM which will affect millions of devices. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: BBC Read More »

Uber Android app targeted by malware

Symantec researchers have uncovered malware that harvests users passwords from the Uber’s Android App, giving hackers access to users accounts. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: MSN Read More »