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.
A new vulnerability could leave as many as one-third of HTTPS websites open to decryption.
Less than a month after it “renewed a consumer alert” for phishing scams, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in the US has delivered another warning aimed this time at payroll and human resources professionals.
Snapchat has said that is “impossibly sorry” after a data leak exposed payroll information for some of its current and former employees.
Highlights from the past seven days in information security include porn clicker trojans at Google Play, digital childhoods and the security/privacy debate.
Theft of identities along with personal information still accounts for the majority of data breaches, a new global survey by Gemalto has found.
We are slowly seeing the industrialization of cybercrime according to an expert. Dr. Adrian Nish, head of cyber threat intelligence at BAE Systems, said that cybercriminals are becoming more “professionalized”.
Highlights from the past seven days in information security include the state of security in companies in the EMEA region and advice on support scams.
Cybercrime is costing the global economy up to $450 billion annually, a new report by Hamilton Place Strategies reveals.