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Security

Google merges Chrome and Android password managers after community feedback
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Security

Google merges Chrome and Android password managers after community feedback

The tech giant is also giving users the ability to generate passwords for iOS apps when Chrome is set as the autofill provider
1 Jul 2022
Actively exploited server backdoor remains undetected in most organisations' networks
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cyber attacks

Actively exploited server backdoor remains undetected in most organisations' networks

Kaspersky researchers identified a growing trend of implanting highly stealthy backdoors in the servers belonging to the most powerful organisations
1 Jul 2022
The public sector will no longer face eye-watering data breach fines, ICO confirms
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public sector

The public sector will no longer face eye-watering data breach fines, ICO confirms

The regulator will, however, increase the use of its wider powers like handing out warnings and reprimands
1 Jul 2022
Northern Ireland is the future of British cyber security
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Northern Ireland is the future of British cyber security

How a perfect marriage of government and academia backing has led to a hotbed of tech talent and surge in foreign investment
1 Jul 2022
HTTP vs HTTPS: What difference does it make to security?
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Network & Internet

HTTP vs HTTPS: What difference does it make to security?

We look at the difference between the two and tell you how to switch between them
30 Jun 2022
Securing endpoints amid new threats
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Whitepaper

Securing endpoints amid new threats

Ensuring employees have the flexibility and security to work remotely
30 Jun 2022
Macmillan Publishers hit by apparent cyber attack as systems are forced offline
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Security

Macmillan Publishers hit by apparent cyber attack as systems are forced offline

Experts believe the cause of the days-long outage to be the result of ransomware, though the company has not yet confirmed the nature of the attack
30 Jun 2022
Review calls for urgent new laws over use of biometric technology
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Policy & legislation

Review calls for urgent new laws over use of biometric technology

Report also calls for the creation of a biometrics ethics board and greater scrutiny of data sharing
30 Jun 2022
Businesses urged to abandon Microsoft Exchange legacy authentication earlier than planned
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Security

Businesses urged to abandon Microsoft Exchange legacy authentication earlier than planned

Basic Auth will be turned off by Microsoft in October, but CISA wants all organisations to migrate from the vulnerable method as soon as possible
30 Jun 2022
FCC commissioner urges Apple and Google to remove TikTok from app stores
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data protection

FCC commissioner urges Apple and Google to remove TikTok from app stores

This comes after it emerged that TikTok’s owners in Beijing have repeatedly accessed sensitive data collected from US citizens
29 Jun 2022
Former Uber security chief to face fraud charges over hack coverup
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Former Uber security chief to face fraud charges over hack coverup

This is thought to be the first instance of a corporate information security officer criminally charged with concealing a hack
29 Jun 2022
Atos to advance NATO’s cyber security systems
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Atos to advance NATO’s cyber security systems

The deal covers 22 Nato bases and ‌upgrades to two key cyber security systems
29 Jun 2022
Cyber security holds top spot in IT audit risk list
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Cyber security holds top spot in IT audit risk list

Privacy, data, and regulatory compliance are among other concerns facing IT audit departments
28 Jun 2022
Kaspersky finds most effective phishing emails imitate corporate messages, delivery notifications
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Security

Kaspersky finds most effective phishing emails imitate corporate messages, delivery notifications

Almost one in five employees clicked links in business related emails, but most emails containing threats or promising money were identified as phishi…
27 Jun 2022
Google warns of ‌ISP-controlled Hermit spyware
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malware

Google warns of ‌ISP-controlled Hermit spyware

The spyware primarily targets Android and iOS users in Italy and Kazakhstan
27 Jun 2022
LockBit 2.0 ransomware disguised as PDFs distributed in email attacks
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Security

LockBit 2.0 ransomware disguised as PDFs distributed in email attacks

Researchers have urged vigilance over compressed attachments sent under false pretenses
27 Jun 2022
Carnival hit with $5 million fine over cyber security violations
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cyber security

Carnival hit with $5 million fine over cyber security violations

The cruise line operator was criticised for failing to implement multi-factor authentication and failing to conduct cyber security training for its st…
27 Jun 2022
WatchGuard Firebox M590 review: Big red network security
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unified threat management (UTM)

WatchGuard Firebox M590 review: Big red network security

A powerful mid-range UTM appliance with top-notch security features at a sensible price
27 Jun 2022
Cisco to exit Russia, Belarus in business wind-down
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Business operations

Cisco to exit Russia, Belarus in business wind-down

The tech giant is the latest to leave the region altogether as Russia continues its invasion of Ukraine
24 Jun 2022
Cloudflare unveils new One Partner Program with zero trust at its core
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Cloudflare unveils new One Partner Program with zero trust at its core

Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince says the initiative aims to take the complexity out of zero trust architecture
24 Jun 2022
Quantum is 'the future of AWS system security', Amazon claims
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Network & Internet

Quantum is 'the future of AWS system security', Amazon claims

With third major quantum investment, AWS sets stage for next decade of network infrastructure
23 Jun 2022
Okta sets aside $1 million to support cyber security training for non-profits
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Okta sets aside $1 million to support cyber security training for non-profits

One of the projects receiving a grant will help civil society organisations in Ukraine to strengthen their cyber security
23 Jun 2022
SolarWinds details 'next generation' software development process
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Software

SolarWinds details 'next generation' software development process

The open source approach, which will be shared with the wider community, is a direct response to the SUNBURST cyber attack in 2020
23 Jun 2022