Highlights from the past seven days in information security include insight into Remaiten, the Trident cybersecurity update and the value of backing up your data.
UK Metropolitan police commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe has advised banks not to offer compensation to victims of online fraud.
The US Department of Justice (DoJ) has indicted seven people believed to have coordinated cyberattacks on banks between 2011 and 2013, all with links to the Iranian government.
The FBI has said it may no longer need Apple’s assistance in opening the locked iPhone belonging to an attacker in December’s San Bernardino, California shooting.
Highlights from the past seven days in information security include the threat from Locky, the nuisance of Robocalls and another celeb-related iCloud breach.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has issued a public service announcement warning drivers that automobiles are “increasingly vulnerable” to cyberattacks.
Bangladesh central bank boss Atiur Rahman has resigned after a $100m cyberheist, but the incident could have been even worse if not for spelling mistake.
Highlights from the past seven days in information security include an Android banking trojan that not only has the ability to pose as Flash Player, but can also bypass 2FA security as well.
The UK’s communications regulator Ofcom is investigating what could be the biggest data breach in its history. The incident was caused internally – former employee had been surreptitiously gathering data over a six-year period.
Android smartphones offering biometric security can be tricked into unlocking with 2D fingerprints – and all you need is an Inkjet printer.
Cybercrime is now the second most reported economic crime and has affected at least a third of organizations in the past 24 months, yet many businesses are still underprepared.
Verizon Wireless will pay a $1.35 million fine after the company inserted undeletable ‘supercookies’ into its users’ browsing sessions without consent.
Welcome to this week’s security review, in which we’ll be assessing the buzzword-laden security startups of RSA, and rounding up the week’s biggest stories.
Most businesses now recognize internet security as a real concern, yet new research has found that just 1 in 7 security chiefs report directly to their CEO.