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Antivirus software distributing Malware

Security researchers have discovered that an antivirus software is being exploited by malware which allows a user to move a piece of malware from the quarantined folder to somewhere else on the victim’s computer, allowing the malware to be executed.  View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Digital Trends Read More »

Is your CCTV system GDPR compliant?

Organisations are putting themselves at risk of breaching the GDPR because they’re failing to realise that the new regulations cover their CCTV systems and the visual data they collect. These are the words of Andrew Charlesworth, Reader in IT Law at the University of Bristol, and come just over six months until the GDPR becomes law1.   In a white ... Read More »

Game over: most women have decided against a career in cybersecurity before they’re 16

By the time they are 15¾, most young women in Europe, Israel, and the US have already decided against a career in cybersecurity.[1] This, according to a new study by Kaspersky Lab, is a major contributing factor to the industry’s continued struggle to attract female recruits, as it attempts to both narrow the gender gap in IT security and also ... Read More »

UK Infrastructure: Digital growth opportunities could stall without greater appetite for risk

A new report by design, engineering and project management consultancy, Atkins, has found that a risk adverse culture within the infrastructure sector and a lack of certainty about which new technologies to invest in could cost the UK millions of pounds in efficiency savings and restrict the ability of its businesses to capitalise on the global digital revolution. Atkins became ... Read More »

The Rise of IoT will increase security threats to healthcare industry

Those in the healthcare and life sciences industries should be wary of the security risks associated with connected IoT technologies as they begin to integrate them across their systems according to Unisys. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Help Net Security Read More »

Fancy Bear found distributing malware again

The Russian linked hacking group Fancy Bear has been discovered in delivering malware to targeted users by exposing a recently disclosed technique that involves Microsoft Windows feature Dynamic Data Exchange. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Security Week Read More »

$87 million – that’s how much the data breach cost Equifax

Equifax has disclosed the cost of the data breach that the company suffered this year which amounted to $87m and saw a 30% plunge in stock price. View Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: Security Ledger Read More »

New Ransomware discovered that intentionally destroys files

Ordinypt, a newly discovered ransomware strain, is currently targeting victims in Germany and is rewriting files with random data. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: BleepingComputer Read More »

Data Privacy: securing the key to digitalization

Yatin Chalke, Director Solutions Marketing and GTM, System Integrators and Outsourcers,
VMware

Data is the gold dust of the 21st century, and with the amount of that data set to double every two years (reaching 44 trillion gigabytes by 2020), it’s allowing organisations of all sizes to open up opportunities to truly understand their customers. For instance, analysing data in near real-time and acting on insights to deliver superior experiences. Whether it’s ... Read More »

IntSights Report: Cybercriminals Embrace Messaging Apps to Expand Reach and Recruitment

IntSights Cyber Intelligence, the industry’s first and only enterprise threat management provider that transforms tailored threat intelligence into automated security operations, today released its latest threat intelligence trend report, Messaging Applications: The New Dark Web. The research suggests that the recent crackdown on popular dark web markets AlphaBay and Hansa is driving cybercriminals to migrate to messaging apps Discord, ICQ, ... Read More »