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Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Cumulative Updates KB4346783 and KB4343893

Around two weeks ago, Microsoft released its Patch Tuesday updates for the month of August. Today, Microsoft has released another set of Windows 10 cumulative updates that contain fixes for issues that the previous patches introduced. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Bleeping Computer Read More »

Banks facing rising bill as Financial Ombudsman weighs in on sophisticated fraud attacks

Banking customers transferred £240m to fraudsters last year as the sophistication of attacks increases. Banks, which are currently refunding a quarter of this figure to customers, are facing a bigger hit as the Financial Ombudsman has told them not to assume this fraud is due to customer negligence. To avoid an increasing bill, fraud experts Intelenet Global Services® say that ... Read More »

Industry 4.0 and the Regulation of Artificial Intelligence

By Oliver Rickett, Solicitor, and Caroline Churchill, Partner,
Womble Bond Dickinson

“Everything is true… everything anybody has ever thought.” Philip K. Dick – Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep It is impossible to escape from the fact that technology, and increasingly artificial intelligence (AI), has transformed everyday life. It all started with how we play our music, but Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa (along with other similar “virtual assistants”) now have ... Read More »

Why everyone’s thinking about ransomware the wrong way

Sandra Bell, Head of Resilience,
Sungard Availability Services

It’s become a fact of life that hackers might lock down your computer, blocking access to your most valuable data, and vowing to free it only if you pay up. Ransomware is nothing new, but it’s profitable, and hackers are deploying it left and right. Mitigating ransomware is actually fairly straightforward. If you have backups, if your network is segmented, ... Read More »

Flash mob brings UK industry together to show it’s serious about security

Security Serious Week, as part of European Cyber Security Awareness month in October, has gathered IT security professionals to work together non-gratis to help make the UK safer place to do business online. On the 1st October, the first day of Security Serious Week, representatives from industry and government will come together in London to share their best tips on ... Read More »

Misfortune Cookie vulnerability continues to do damage

Four years after its public disclosure, the Misfortune Cookie vulnerability continues to be a threat, this time affecting medical equipment that connects bedside devices to the hospital’s network infrastructure. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Bleeping Computer Read More »

Prominent comic book website hit by crypto ransom attack

In yet another sign that the world of crypto is spilling over into the mainstream internet, comic website The Oatmeal was asked for a ransom in Monero (XMR). The Oatmeal was under a DDOS attack for a few hours, with founder Matthew Inman later receiving an email demanding a payment. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Investing Read More »

Two New Attacks on TPM Chips uncovered

Some PC owners may need to apply motherboard firmware updates in the near future to address two attacks on TPM chips detailed earlier this month by four researchers from the National Security Research Institute of South Korea. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Bleeping Computer Read More »

The most likely reason why data leaks occur are…

As an ITAD and data center migration company, Exit Technologies has a vested interest in data security. In this regard, we consulted with several CISOs on the topic of cybersecurity. Specifically, what challenges currently affect data security, and what they view as the largest culprits responsible for data leaks in recent times. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Infosecurity Magazine Read More »

Air Canada suffers major data breach

Air Canada’s app has suffered a data breach resulting in the suspected loss of thousands of its customers’ personal details. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: BBC Read More »