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Hackers targeted Democrats Right Until End of Election

Former interim DNC chief has revealed that hacks against the Democratic party continued for months after election, and targeted some of the Parties most closely guarded secrets. View Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: AP News Read More »

Putting your head in the cloud to become GDPR compliant

Paul Blore,,
MD at Netmetix

GDPR is coming and is set to have a huge impact on UK businesses. From high-tech to agriculture, every modern business has huge volumes of data that will have to be stored, secured and managed in a way that is compliant with the new regulation.  That’s all very well and good if you are a huge company that can throw ... Read More »

Can you prevent the mega breach?

Amol Kulkarni,,
Sr. Vice President, Engineering at CrowdStrike

The threat landscape today is more complex and more dangerous than it has ever been. Where once hackers tended to operate individually, now organisations face much more sophisticated threats from organised eCriminal groups, hacktivists, and nation-state adversaries. The immense resources and know-how that these cybercriminals can deploy means that organisations need to update their approach to security. If they do ... Read More »

Childrens Smartwatches ‘Easily’ Hackable

Certain smartwatches, designed to be safe for children, have security flaws which make them easier for hackers to gain access to, a watchdog has warned. Read Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: BBC Read More »

Iran Responsible for Parliament Cyber-Attack

It has emerged that Iran was behind the cyber attack on the UK Parliament in June this year; the attack attempted to break account holders’ passwords. It is unclear as to why, or what hackers where after. Read Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: Information Security Magazine Read More »

Multi-currency Exchange LiteBit.eu Hacked Twice in Two Months

Multi Currency exchange LiteBit has been hacked twice in two months; no bitcoin or altcoin funds believed to be stolen in either breach. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Bleeping Computer Read More »

India’s “robust” biometric database let millions get fake IDs

Criminals managed to circumvent the “robust” security of India’s biometric database to issue over 8 million fake identity cards — which Indian citizens use for everything from opening bank accounts to getting married. Police in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh Sunday arrested 10 men as part of a crackdown on a sophisticated fraud scam which involved cloning fingerprints and cracking the security ... Read More »

FA to beef up cybersecurity if England qualify for Russia World Cup

The FA will strengthen its cybersecurity before the 2018 World Cup amid fears about Russian hackers Fancy Bears and concern that tactical and team selection information could be leaked before games. England are top of Group F and on course to qualify automatically for the tournament which begins on 14 June. The FA is still assessing training bases but wherever the squad ... Read More »

Leaky S3 bucket sloshes deets of thousands with US security clearance

Bunch of resumés citing secret government work exposed View Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Register Read More »

Latin American social media giant Taringa hacked; 28M accounts stolen

Another day, another data breach – This time Taringa, a Reddit-like social network website for Latin American users has suffered a massive data breach in which 28 million accounts of registered users have been stolen. View Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: Hack Read Read More »