US retail giant Target has announced that it is parting ways with Gregg Steinhafel, its chairman, president and CEO.
If you work in an IT department, and think that your board isn’t taking information security seriously enough, then perhaps reminding your executive team about just how badly Target has been affected by its data breach will help focus their minds.
Microsoft rushed out an emergency security fix for Internet Explorer, to fix a flaw which hackers had already exploited – affecting IE versions 6 to 11 on several versions of Windows.
There are many things to remember before travelling and protecting your data is perhaps not the first thing on your mind. Follow these top 5 tips to stay reassured and keep your data secure.
The key to a good cyber defense strategy is to improve knowledge of current threats, and risks to businesses, according to law enforcement professionals speaking at London’s Infosecurity Europe 2014 conference in London.
At 15 payment machines dotted around the Swedish city of Lund, people can buy items without needing a card – or a phone equipped with a “Near Field” chip. All that’s required are the correct veins.
Business continuity management is the key to securing your company’s digital future despite disruptive incidents, from power outages and IT errors to fires, floods, tornadoes, earthquakes, and tsunamis.
Samsung has upstaged rival Apple with a fingerprint-locked version of the password-vault app LastPass for its flagship Samsung Galaxy S5, available free on Google Play from today. One swipe unlocks ANY app or site on the phone.
Anyone with an AOL email address was urged to change their password and security questions this week after a cyber attack which compromised a “significant number of user accounts” – quoted by news agency Reuters as around 2% of all AOL accounts.
Parents who simply hand an iPhone or iPad to a child and let them play a favorite game risk children buying expensive in-game items. But the new version of iOS has some great defenses built in.
Many mainstream news outlets offered advice on dealing with the Heartbleed bug – some misleading. This week, a spoof video has finally cut to the heart of the matter, and offered the worst advice imaginable on how to deal with the bug.
Posts promising gruesome footage of a roller coaster accident at Universal Studios in Florida in which 16 people supposedly died are spreading fast on the social network – with victims fooled into spreading the scam to their friends.
Microsoft announces a zero-day security flaw in many versions of Internet Explorer, the first to hit Windows users since XP support was terminated on April 8, potentially crippling IE on XP systems.
Infosecurity expert Dr Eric Cole is to urge companies to take a close look at their network structure, and change it to make attacks difficult for cyber gangs, in a speech given as he is inducted into the Infosecurity Europe Hall of Fame on May 1.
New evidence has emerged that the new iPad will have fingerprint security built in, as found on the Apple iPhone 5S.
Job scams are a permanent fixture in cyberspace. Anyone who has posted their resume online has offered cyber gangs two crucial pieces of information – one, a way to contact them, and two, the fact they’re in need of a job.