information security (InfoSec)

What is cyber warfare?
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Security

What is cyber warfare?

We explain what cyber warfare is and why you need to pay attention to the threats posed
15 Oct 2021
Microsoft Power Apps misconfiguration exposes 38 million records
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data breaches

Microsoft Power Apps misconfiguration exposes 38 million records

Sensitive data including contact tracing, COVID vaccine status as well as names and email addresses have been leaked
24 Aug 2021
Google bundles Android and web authentication APIs under one banner
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Google bundles Android and web authentication APIs under one banner

Google Identity Services' SDK includes 'Sign in with Google' and 'One Tap' security tokens
4 Aug 2021
Kaspersky Password Manager generates passwords that can be 'cracked in seconds'
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information security (InfoSec)

Kaspersky Password Manager generates passwords that can be 'cracked in seconds'

A now-patched vulnerability means specialised tools can game Kaspersky's method for creating passwords
7 Jul 2021
The complete guide to building a security awareness programme that works
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Whitepaper

The complete guide to building a security awareness programme that works

How security leaders can drive real behaviour change
14 Jun 2021
DoJ shuts down infamous stolen credentials marketplace Slilpp
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cyber crime

DoJ shuts down infamous stolen credentials marketplace Slilpp

The platform offered 80 million stolen credentials from roughly 1,400 banking and e-commerce providers, including Amazon and PayPal
11 Jun 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: Thinking differently about security
The IT Pro Podcast: Thinking differently about security
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The IT Pro Podcast: Thinking differently about security

How eBay Classifieds Group keeps its users secure in a changing world
30 Apr 2021
What is ethical hacking? White hat hackers explained
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hacking

What is ethical hacking? White hat hackers explained

Not all hackers are motivated by greed - some of them use their powers for good
9 Apr 2021
Meeting the data security challenge with Intel SGX
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Sponsored

Meeting the data security challenge with Intel SGX

Security needs to be the focus for the data-driven business, but that means protecting it while stored, in transit and in use
10 Mar 2021
SolarWinds blames intern for weak ‘solarwinds123’ password
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cyber attacks

SolarWinds blames intern for weak ‘solarwinds123’ password

The password ‘solarwinds123’ was publicly accessible on GitHub for more than a year and brought to the firm's attention in 2019
1 Mar 2021
What is WannaCry?
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WannaCry

What is WannaCry?

The full story behind one of the worst ransomware outbreaks in history
4 Feb 2021
What is cyber security?
Security

What is cyber security?

To learn what cyber security is, you also have to know what it's not
24 Sep 2020
Tesla wins case against ex-employee accused of stealing data
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Tesla wins case against ex-employee accused of stealing data

The company celebrates its latest victory against Martin Tripp, who was accused of hacking and sharing sensitive information
18 Sep 2020
Safari vulnerability disclosed after Apple pushes fix to Spring 2021
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vulnerability

Safari vulnerability disclosed after Apple pushes fix to Spring 2021

The Web Share API flaw can be exploited to attach system files, including web browsing history
25 Aug 2020
High-value financial accounts on sale for £400 on the dark web
cyber security

High-value financial accounts on sale for £400 on the dark web

Research finds more than 15 billion account credentials are being traded online, for £12 on average
8 Jul 2020
Australia announces $1.35 billion investment in cyber security
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cyber security

Australia announces $1.35 billion investment in cyber security

Country will spend $1.35B to enhance cyber security capabilities over the next decade
30 Jun 2020
Twitter alerts business customers after flagging data breach
data breaches

Twitter alerts business customers after flagging data breach

The company has apologised for an error that meant third-parties may have had local access to personal data
23 Jun 2020
Cisco releases SecureX platform free-of-charge for existing customers
enterprise security

Cisco releases SecureX platform free-of-charge for existing customers

The enterprise security platform will be integrated into all Cisco products from 30 June
16 Jun 2020
UK gov awards £10 million to cutting-edge security-by-design projects
cyber security

UK gov awards £10 million to cutting-edge security-by-design projects

Research teams are given the green light to build security systems using new microprocessor technology
11 Jun 2020
Babylon Health admits to leak of GP video consultations
data breaches

Babylon Health admits to leak of GP video consultations

Patients were given access to the video consultations of others, with one user able to access more than 50 recordings
10 Jun 2020
Apple releases open source tools for password manager developers
information security (InfoSec)

Apple releases open source tools for password manager developers

Developers can incorporate known password rules and change password URLs to improve the standard of common platforms
8 Jun 2020
All bets off as children’s data is leaked
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All bets off as children’s data is leaked

Department of Education data leak to betting firms may be start of wider scandal
10 Mar 2020
Panel Profile: Just Eat CISO Kevin Fielder
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Panel Profile: Just Eat CISO Kevin Fielder

We get face-to-face with one of the IT Pro Panellists
24 Feb 2020