Google has banned over 780 million so-called ‘bad ads’ in 2015 alone, explaining that these advertisements have breached the terms of their policies.
Having in place a ‘cybersecurity response plan’ is vital if hedge fund managers in London are to deal effectively with this threat.
Highlights from the last seven days in information security include ESET’s latest trends report (In)security Everywhere and the ongoing cyberattacks against Ukraine’s electric power industry.
More and more retailers are investing technology that allows them to track the movement of shoppers through their smartphone, an expert has revealed.
Nuclear facilities across the world have little or no real security mechanisms in place to deal with cyberattacks, according to new analysis.
Fraudsters are set to hit online advertisers hard this year, costing them $7.2 billion globally as a result of phony web traffic generated by bots, new research has found.
People’s choice of passwords continues to be a huge security risk, according to new research. SplashData’s annual Worst Passwords List finds ‘123456’ and ‘password’ continue to be the most common choice.
A new survey has revealed that when it comes to making a decision on information sharing and privacy, context plays an important part for many Americans.
Get Safe Online has launched a major new campaign in the UK to help raise awareness of the dangers of social engineering, as figures suggest more needs to be done to inform the public about this growing nuisance.
Highlights from the past seven days in information security include an analysis of the BlackEnergy trojan and Microsoft’s decision to end support for older versions of Internet Explorer.
Firms in the legal sector are at risk of compromising information confidentiality because of poor data practices, according to new research by IS Decisions.
Corporations will take a much tougher approach to insider security threats by penalizing employees who “invite a data breach”, according to a new survey.
Reid Wightman, a security researcher, has discovered that internet-connected operational technology can ‘easily’ be attacked and damaged.
Data thieves need to receive tougher sentences, says Christopher Graham, the UK’s information commissioner, as this will be a more effective deterrent.
Wearable devices bring us a whole world of technological innovation, yet at the same time it appears as though they also bring with them a serious security risk.
Highlights from the last seven days in information security include the return of the BlackEnergy trojan and security insights from CES 2016.
The app-based taxi company Uber has agreed to pay a $20,000 penalty for poor data security practices and to reform its privacy policies.
Time Warner Cable, one of the biggest cable telecommunications companies in the US, has revealed that some of its customer data ‘may have been compromised’.