Global cost of cybercrime ‘continues to rise’

A new report from the Ponemon Institute reveals that the global cost of cybercrime to businesses shows no signs of slowing down.

Experian experiences T-Mobile data breach

Experian has revealed that information belonging to T-Mobile, which was housed on one of its servers, has been accessed by cybercriminals in a data breach.

Significant WinRAR vulnerability identified

An expert says that the popular compression tool WinRAR contains a significant vulnerability that exposes it to an attack.

Virtual skyscraper Cyphinx hopes to find cyber talent

A 3D skyscraper has been developed to help the Cyber Security Challenge find the next generation of cyber talent.

UK parents ‘want minimum age for smartphone ownership’

A survey has found that most parents in the UK are keen to see a minimum age introduced for smartphone ownership.

Vulnerable medical equipment details disclosed online

Vulnerable hospital equipment details can be found online, two security researchers have found.

Compromised Uber accounts ‘being used in China’

It has been reported that compromised Uber accounts are being used by criminals in China.

DHS working on ‘self-destructing’ security chip for smartphones

A security chip that self-protects the device it is embedded in is being developed by the Department for Homeland Security.

iOS 9 security flaw lets attackers access device through Siri

Apple’s iOS 9 contains a security flaw that lets cybercriminals gain limited access to a device through Siri.

Global information security spend grows by 5% in 2015

Gartner reveals that spending on information security across the world will have increased by 4.7% by the end of this year.

90% of large businesses in the UK experienced data breach

UK businesses need to protect themselves from cybercrime, as government data reveals that up to 90 percent of major businesses in the country experienced an attack in 2014.

Google Drive security boost for paying customers

Google has announced that organizations that pay for Google Drive will reap the benefits of a more secure platform.

UK’s NCA calls for global approach to cybercrime

An international effort between security organizations is needed to fight cybercrime, says the UK’s National Crime Agency.

iOS AirDrop vulnerability allows for malware installation on Apple devices

A security expert has found a vulnerability on iOS devices that allows malware to be installed via AirDrop.

Second Russian pleads guilty in record US data breach

A second Russian man has admitted that he was part of a group of cybercriminals that carried out the largest data breach in US history.

Researchers make easy work of Android lockscreen security

Researchers from the University of Texas at Austin have demonstrated how easy it is to bypass Android lockscreen security.

Lasers can ‘immobilize driverless cars’

An expert says that a $60 homemade laser kit can be used to disable driverless cars, by convincing its sensors that phantom objects are in its way.

UK businesses ‘number one target for cybercriminals’

The UK has become the number one target for cybercriminals, with its businesses increasingly under attack.

GM ‘spends 5 years’ fixing car security vulnerability

General Motors has spent up to five years fixing a security vulnerability that left millions of cars susceptible to being hacked.

iOS 9 boosts iPhone 6s and iPad Pro security with improved 2FA

Apple has announced that iOS 9 will launch on September 16th. The updated operating system will have even greater security features, including a stronger passcode and improved 2FA.

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