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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,
Flashpoint

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 »

6 Things That Make You a Target for Hackers

Viruses and malicious software both top the list of common computer threats in the 21st century, but we can’t lose focus of one of the more traditional dangers: hacking. A criminal art form that once required hours of scanning computer code and immense knowledge of networking infrastructure is now accessible to nearly anyone with a few hours of spare time ... Read More »

Global Leader in IoT Development Reports Immediate ROI with Ironscales

Headquartered in London, with R&D facilities, manufacturing plants and data centers all over the world, Telit is a global leader in Internet of Things (IoT) deployment. The company, which employs 1,100 people across 42 sites, helps reduce both time to market and the costs, risks and complexities associated with deploying IoT services through industries and vertical markets. The key to ... Read More »

Former student sentenced for cyber attack on the national research and education network

A computer hacker, who carried out a sustained attack on the UK’s national research and education network (NREN) that disrupted connected organisations for several hours, has avoided jail.   Former student Jack Chappell, 19, from Curtis Road, Stockport, was given a 16-month sentence suspended for two years. He began his attacks in December 2015 and launched further crimes in 2016. ... Read More »