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.

The sad stats on state of cybersecurity: 70% attack go unchecked

A finance expert says that cybercrime is a major worry for American citizens. And, with up to one billion data records breached in the US alone last year, there is a lot to be concerned about.

This could ruin your date: another site under attack becomes the latest dating website to be targeted by cybercriminals, with experts finding that it has been subjected to a malvertising attack.

UK police website crashes twice courtesy of DDoS attack

A distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack puts the Greater Manchester Police website offline twice, with a Twitter user allegedly from Lithuania claiming responsibility.

Bitcoin community ‘needs to collaborate’ over security and scalability

In an open letter to members of its own community, Bitcoin developers and contributors have called for greater cooperation over security and scalability.

Multiple vulnerabilities identified in Belkin router

An expert says that a popular Belkin router contains numerous vulnerabilities, making it extremely susceptible to attacks.

Wikipedia blocks 381 sockpuppet accounts

Up to 381 sockpuppet accounts have been blocked by Wikipedia because they were engaged in undisclosed paid advocacy.

iOS vulnerability Ins0mnia fixed by Apple

Apple has resolved a serious security vulnerability known as Ins0mnia in its latest update.

Security of Ashley Madison breached sooner than you think

The Ashley Madison attack could be one of the most notable instances of cybercrime in 2015. Here’s a timeline of the key events.

Dolphin and Mercury Android browsers have major vulnerabilities

Dolphin and Mercury Android browsers have major vulnerabilities, allowing for remote code execution and arbitrary reading and writing of files.

Ashley Madison members ‘easy target for extortion’

There is the very real possibility that members of the infidelity website Ashley Madison may be subject to extortion threats.

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