A new study has found that UK businesses, in comparison to their international counterparts, are slow to respond to unusual activity on their networks.
You might already have mince pies on the mind as we countdown to Christmas, but cybercrime doesn’t sleep and neither should your security solutions. Here is this week’s security review – our recap of the biggest, most interesting stories and opinions from the past seven days.
The UK’s Science and Technology Committee has heard that it is possible for the government to remotely access and use smart toys to spy on suspects.
MEPs in the European Parliament have agreed on the need for EU-wide cybersecurity legislation, which will establish a common framework for all member states to subscribe to.
In an recent interview, IT expert Gary McKinnon candidly revealed detail on his NASA data breach and finding documents on ‘extraterrestrial life’.
Hacker Buba has released tens of thousands of records belonging to Invest Bank customers online.
The last seven days in information security have been notable to say the least, with VTech experiencing a major data breach and Google being the subject of a complaint over data gathering practices. Read on for more on both these stories, as well as other highlights of the past week.
The UK’s intelligence agency, the GCHQ, has finally admitted that it hacks into computers and other devices.
Over 10 million users now known to have been affected by VTech data breach, the specialist electronic toys and technology company has revealed.
The Armada Collective has launched DDoS attacks against three Greek banks, again demanding ransom in the form of bitcoins.
VTech announced that its Learning Lodge website was attacked by cybercriminals, affecting up to five million customers.
From biometrics to Dridex in Europe and a fascinating insight into how different nations pay for things online – this week’s security review is a busy one.
Developed by Samy Kamkar, MagSpoof is a multipurpose device that “emulates” the magnetic stripe on any credit card, as well as being able to predict Amex credit card numbers.
Amazon has reportedly reset a number of customer passwords, causing some concern as Black Friday and Cyber Monday are just around the corner.
Dell has confirmed that a root certificate vulnerability that is present on some of its laptops and computers, means they can be exploited by cybercriminals.