Edward Snowden has been described as a “international human rights defender” by the European Parliament, which has called on all EU member states to back the whistleblower.
Archives - October 2015
The recommendation by the FBI that victims of ransomware pay up to have their files decrypted created a buzz within IT folks of all kind. It’s time to ask: Should paying the ransom really be considered an option?
Ghosts, monsters and the living dead can all send a chill down one's spine. Ransomware, for some people, is just as spooky. This Halloween, we look at why.
Law enforcement agencies across Europe have searched homes this week, as part of an international crackdown against users of a notorious piece of Android malware known as DroidJack.
An 11-year-old girl from New York has set up her own business selling cryptographically secure passwords, using a technique known as diceware.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is the latest buzzword taking hold of the technology industry, but what does it mean exactly and how does it impact citizens and businesses? We take a closer look.
Can cars be hacked remotely or is the idea of remotely hackable cars still only a hypothetical threat? Evidence is presented to help answer this question.
Enhancing security in emerging smart critical infrastructures will be a key focus areas for the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security in 2016.
Exactly 46 years ago, on October 29th, 1969, the first bits of data were transmitted over a long distance between two computers … and the internet was born. International Internet Day present a great opportunity to remember how this global venture and its security have evolved.
The TalkTalk cyberattack has attracted a lot of media attention since it was first reported that a serious incident had taken place. We cut through the noise and offer a concise summary of what has transpired.
The world wide web has made shopping an altogether more pleasant, cost-effective and user-friendly experience. However, buying online has its risks. Here are five top tips to stay safe and secure.
The fallout from a Wall Street Journal technology expose that claims Theranos has been less than transparent over its blood tests continues with Walgreens putting its partnership with the company “up for discussion”.
A new report finds that in the world of business, it is in fact IT workers who are the riskiest users of technology.
Organisations of all sizes need to do more to protect their social media accounts from being hijacked.
TalkTalk’s chief executive has confirmed that she has received a ransom demand from an individual or group claiming responsibility for the cyberattack.
It has been revealed that TalkTalk has been subject to a “significant and sustained cyberattack”, with criminals likely to have accessed personal and banking details belonging to its customers.
Greater collaboration between the UK’s technology industry and police forces is essential to successfully tackle “high-volume, low-impact cybercrime”, a new report advises.
Apple has once again reiterated its claim that it is technically impossible for it to access encrypted data on iPhones that are running iOS 8 or higher and even if it was possible, it would be apprehensive to perform such an action.
Thinking of using the cloud, but have doubts whether it’s secure enough? You are not alone. Many enterprises hesitate to fully embrace it, fearing that their sensitive data might get compromised when stored online. But is the risk really high or can it be managed?
Sony Pictures Entertainment says that it will pay out $8 million to its employees, over a data breach last year. The studio was attacked by cybercriminals over the release of the movie The Interview.