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RSA – day 3: Security for those who don’t know what that means

Here at RSA, an increasing amount of security purchases are made by those who got the task dumped in their laps, but who have little or no formal or practical training.

8 things you should know about spyware

WeLiveSecurity takes a look at what you need to know about spyware – the malware secretly prying on your online activities.

RSA 2017 – day 2: Attacking yourself

Want to find holes in your security perimeter? What better way than to attempt to attack yourself, and here at RSA there are plenty of tools to help.

Demystifying targeted malware used against Polish banks

The purpose of this blog is to deliver technical details of an as-yet minimally documented malware that has made headlines in Poland.

RSA 2017: The year the little guys get swallowed up

RSA feels like a mashup of giant tech Titans steadily swallowing up the little guys to make one massive, unholy tech monster. But how does that really work for small businesses as customers, and the rest of us?

Gmail starts blocking JavaScript attachments: Alternative infector vectors to be expected?

Gmail rolls out a new policy to block JavaScript attachments, increasing security restrictions as ransomware attacks increase.

Organizations ‘concerned by cybersecurity skills gap’

The ongoing cybersecurity skills gap is dealing a significant blow to the confidence of organizations looking to defend themselves against potential attacks.

Proof-of-concept ransomware to poison the water supply

Researchers have described how ransomware could potentially attack industrial control systems (ICS), and demonstratied how new malware threats might target core infrastructure, holding entire cities hostage.

UK government to roll out cybersecurity clubs for teens to address skills shortage

A new government scheme will be rolled out to thousands of 14-18 year olds across the UK, encouraging them to take part in extracurricular cybersecurity clubs.

New Android trojan mimics user clicks to download dangerous malware

Android users are exposed to a new malicious app imitating Adobe Flash Player and serving as an entrance gate for potentially any kind of dangerous malware

ILOVEYOU: The wrong kind of LoveLetter

A game with love: How the LoveLetter virus corrupted our tech by playing on our emotions.

Next-gen security software: Myths and marketing

There is a view in the media of the current security market that assumes a split between first-generation and technologies using next-generation signature-less detection.

InterContinental Hotels Group confirms suspected data breach

The InterContinental Hotels Group has revealed that 12 of its hotels suffered a data breach between August and December last year.

Is GDPR good or bad news for business?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the biggest reform of privacy legislation for 20 years, will come into effect on May 25, 2018, bringing with it major changes to Europe’s privacy laws.

Entrust your security secrets to a safe pair of hands

Imagine: your security is flawless. Not a single other person can access your sensitive information or accounts. And then the unthinkable happens – you’re in an accident. How will your loved ones get past your security measures to tend to your affairs?

100,000+ WordPress webpages defaced as recently patched vulnerability is exploited

Keep your WordPress site updated, or risk having hackers modify the content of any post or webpage.

FTC vs. VIZIO: Getting smart about TV data collection and sharing

Is your smart TV selling data about what you watch, without asking? As the US FTC goes after one TV maker, it may be time to check.

Banking chiefs ‘lack confidence to identify data breaches’

Just over one in five banks and insurers are confident in their ability to identify data breaches, according to a new global survey from Capgemini Consulting.

Strategic cybersecurity will stymie ‘expanding threat landscape’

Strategic cybersecurity the key to keeping the threat of cyberattacks at bay, a new report states.

Wardriving: A digital census of Wi-Fi networks?

Are you au fait with wardriving? ESET’S Lucas Paus explains the best ways to survey wireless networks while you’re on the move. Hint: avoid free Wi-Fi networks!

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