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Intel confirms widespread flaws in desktop and server chips
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Intel confirms widespread flaws in desktop and server chips

Bugs in Intel's firmware allow remote code execution, data exfiltration and more
21 Nov 2017
'Bad Rabbit' ransomware found to be similar to NotPetya
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'Bad Rabbit' ransomware found to be similar to NotPetya

Many antivirus tools can't recognise the malware spreading through Russia and Ukraine
25 Oct 2017
Pornhub malvertising attack affects millions of users
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Pornhub malvertising attack affects millions of users

Malvertising incidents are also expanding to whitelisted websites, expert warns
11 Oct 2017
Unsecured AWS bucket 'left Viacom open to hackers'
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Unsecured AWS bucket 'left Viacom open to hackers'

The public server exposed media firm's cloud to potential attacks
22 Sep 2017
26,000 unsecured MongoDB servers hit by ransomware
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26,000 unsecured MongoDB servers hit by ransomware

Experts urge admins to change default settings to secure their database instances
6 Sep 2017
UK universities deny research data was compromised in hacks
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UK universities deny research data was compromised in hacks

Hackers hit universities with hundreds of attacks each year - report
5 Sep 2017
Interpol: Dark web hacking tools are fuelling cybercrime
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Interpol: Dark web hacking tools are fuelling cybercrime

"It's so easy to find tools," warns Interpol's head of cyber strategy
5 Sep 2017
90% of businesses hacked via old, unpatched exploits
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90% of businesses hacked via old, unpatched exploits

Companies are paying the price for failing to follow basic security guidelines
22 Aug 2017
Shadow Broker exploit dumps five million cyber attacks
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Shadow Broker exploit dumps five million cyber attacks

Kaspersky: Hacking tool leaks fuel cyber criminal activity
16 Aug 2017
Scottish Parliament hit with 'brute force' cyber attack
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Scottish Parliament hit with 'brute force' cyber attack

The attack is thought to mirror the hack on Westminster in June
16 Aug 2017
Lax cyber security measures could cost CNI firms £17m
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Lax cyber security measures could cost CNI firms £17m

Government proposes tough fines to protect essential UK services from hackers
8 Aug 2017
Rudd claims 'real people' aren't interested in encryption
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Rudd claims 'real people' aren't interested in encryption

Home secretary's comments come ahead of Silicon Valley counter-terrorism forum
1 Aug 2017
Newcastle City Council blames human error for data breach
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Newcastle City Council blames human error for data breach

Thousands of adopted children's data was leaked in email attachment
19 Jul 2017
How CEOs and CISOs can work together more effectively
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How CEOs and CISOs can work together more effectively

How involved is your Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) in business decisions?
11 Jul 2017
Preying on your weaknesses
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Preying on your weaknesses

Just like wolves, hackers are looking for the weakest, most vulnerable prey.
19 Jun 2017
CISO wages 'hit €1m' as firms seek top security talent
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CISO wages 'hit €1m' as firms seek top security talent

Protecting a business from cyber attacks has moved beyond the IT manager's position
23 May 2017
Companies still fail security basics, as ransomware rises
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Companies still fail security basics, as ransomware rises

Verizon report: Most breaches take advantage of simple passwords
27 Apr 2017
1 million Coachella festival goers hacked
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1 million Coachella festival goers hacked

People's personal details were stolen, but their financial data is safe, says promoter
3 Mar 2017
Why UK government must get strategic about cybersecurity
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Why UK government must get strategic about cybersecurity

Government investment in cybersecurity is great, but what matters is where the money goes
22 Feb 2017
FTC: D-Link IoT devices put thousands of customers at risk
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FTC: D-Link IoT devices put thousands of customers at risk

D-Link calls Federal Trade Commission's claims "vague and unsubstantiated"
6 Jan 2017
AdultFriendFinder hack 'exposes 412 million users'
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AdultFriendFinder hack 'exposes 412 million users'

Account details were reportedly stored in plaintext
14 Nov 2016
UK's National Crime Agency joins fight against ransomware
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UK's National Crime Agency joins fight against ransomware

No More Ransom hopes to publish new decryption tools with 13 new members
18 Oct 2016
Yahoo CISO Alex Stamos jumps ship for Facebook
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Yahoo CISO Alex Stamos jumps ship for Facebook

New Facebook CSO promises continued openness from social network's security team
25 Jun 2015