Security

Windows Server flaw sparks emergency US gov warning
vulnerability

Windows Server flaw sparks emergency US gov warning

All government agencies had four days to patch their systems against a CVSS 10-rated elevation of privilege flaw
21 Sep 2020
'Largest ever' Magecart hack compromises 2,000 online stores
hacking

'Largest ever' Magecart hack compromises 2,000 online stores

The personal details of tens of thousands of customers were stolen from just one compromised Magento-powered site
15 Sep 2020
Infocyte integrates with Palo Alto Networks Cortex XSOAR
cyber security

Infocyte integrates with Palo Alto Networks Cortex XSOAR

Integration to automate endpoint detection and response to SOC workflows
19 Aug 2020
Andrew Daniels joins Druva as CIO and CISO
Cloud

Andrew Daniels joins Druva as CIO and CISO

Daniels to focus on securing and scaling Druva’s global operations
22 Jul 2020
University of California gets fleeced by hackers for $1.14 million
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ransomware

University of California gets fleeced by hackers for $1.14 million

University studying the coronavirus had data stolen then held hostage
30 Jun 2020
Australia announces $1.35 billion investment in cyber security
Man reports security breach
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
CSA and ISSA form cyber security partnership
cloud security

CSA and ISSA form cyber security partnership

Organizations team up to benefit the cyber security community
30 Jun 2020
Senators propose a bill aimed at ending warrant-proof encryption
Policy & legislation

Senators propose a bill aimed at ending warrant-proof encryption

Senators claim the bill would strengthen national security
24 Jun 2020
Company launches end-to-end encryption service for the federal government
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encryption

Company launches end-to-end encryption service for the federal government

The IT company Zeva unveils a simplified identity verification system for federal agencies
24 Jun 2020
Parachute's Superlock feature keeps your phone recording in an emergency
mobile security

Parachute's Superlock feature keeps your phone recording in an emergency

Superlock prevents unauthorized users from stopping livestream recordings
2 Jun 2020
K2View innovates in data management with new encryption patent
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encryption

K2View innovates in data management with new encryption patent

Organizations can encrypt data associated with a specific person, place or thing
28 May 2020
Zoom 5.0 adds 256-bit encryption to address security concerns
video conferencing

Zoom 5.0 adds 256-bit encryption to address security concerns

Milestone update adds stronger host controls to prevent cyber incidents like Zoom-bombing
23 Apr 2020
WhatsApp flaw leaves users open to 'shoulder surfing' attacks
hacking

WhatsApp flaw leaves users open to 'shoulder surfing' attacks

Hackers can gain full access to individual’s WhatsApp accounts using just their phone number
21 Apr 2020
Microsoft AI can detect security flaws with 99% accuracy
cyber security

Microsoft AI can detect security flaws with 99% accuracy

Developers can use the mechanism to establish whether bugs are security-related and assign a severity rating
20 Apr 2020
Businesses brace for second 'Fujiwhara effect' of 2020 as Patch Tuesday looms
vulnerability

Businesses brace for second 'Fujiwhara effect' of 2020 as Patch Tuesday looms

Organisations set for a day of chaos on 14 April as vendors plan to fix 500-plus software vulnerabilities at once
9 Apr 2020
Zoom hires ex-Facebook CSO Alex Stamos to boost platform security
cyber security

Zoom hires ex-Facebook CSO Alex Stamos to boost platform security

He will serve as an external consultant and help the firm build up its security capabilities
8 Apr 2020
HP Support Assistant flaws leave Windows devices open to attack
vulnerability

HP Support Assistant flaws leave Windows devices open to attack

After ten issues were reported in the pre-loaded ‘bloatware’ last year, three privilege escalation bugs remain unfixed
6 Apr 2020
Safari bug let hackers access cameras on iPhones and Macs
cyber security

Safari bug let hackers access cameras on iPhones and Macs

Apple patched the eavesdropping flaws in January and March
6 Apr 2020
Zoom CEO admits company "moved too fast" as privacy issues mount
video conferencing

Zoom CEO admits company "moved too fast" as privacy issues mount

Eric Yuan insists platform will put "privacy and security first"
6 Apr 2020
Mozilla fixes two Firefox zero-days being actively exploited
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internet security

Mozilla fixes two Firefox zero-days being actively exploited

Critical vulnerabilities allow attackers to execute arbitrary code or trigger crashes
6 Apr 2020
Cyber security experts form coronavirus taskforce to combat ransomware attacks
hacking

Cyber security experts form coronavirus taskforce to combat ransomware attacks

COVID-19 CTI League wants to protect frontline medical resources
3 Apr 2020
Report: 16.5 million Britons fell victim to cyber crime in the past year
cyber security

Report: 16.5 million Britons fell victim to cyber crime in the past year

Financial losses are estimated at a staggering £1.4 billion
1 Apr 2020
AWS launches Amazon Detective for investigating security incidents
Amazon Web Services (AWS)

AWS launches Amazon Detective for investigating security incidents

Service automates "burdensome" data gathering for effective security investigations
1 Apr 2020