Security

NCSC appoints Lindy Cameron as CEO
National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC)

NCSC appoints Lindy Cameron as CEO

The senior civil servant will replace Ciaran Martin, who established the NCSC in 2016
29 Jul 2020
Quantum security: The end of security as we know it?
Purple abstract quantum computing concept image
cyber security

Quantum security: The end of security as we know it?

It’s a core component of the developing DARQ technologies, but if a quantum computer performs as expected it could wreak havoc on cyber security
29 Jul 2020
ComplyAdvantage raises $50M in Series C funding round
cyber security

ComplyAdvantage raises $50M in Series C funding round

Latest funding round brings the to-date investment to $88 million
28 Jul 2020
Thousands of QNAP NAS devices infected with legacy malware
network attached storage (NAS)

Thousands of QNAP NAS devices infected with legacy malware

Infection rates are high with roughly 4,000 devices in the UK infected with QSnatch as of June 2020
28 Jul 2020
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Facebook sues EU watchdog for invading employees' privacy
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Facebook sues EU watchdog for invading employees' privacy

Documents requested by the European Commission reportedly contain sensitive information including health data
28 Jul 2020
What are you giving away on social media?
phishing

What are you giving away on social media?

How one overconfident CEO and an eagre PA taught an entire business an important lesson in information security
28 Jul 2020
BlackRock banking Trojan targets Android apps
Trojan virus
trojans

BlackRock banking Trojan targets Android apps

Trojan steals login credentials and credit card information and has targeted more than 300 apps
27 Jul 2020
Print Devices: An overlooked network security risk
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Print Devices: An overlooked network security risk

Printers are a target; give them the protection they need
27 Jul 2020
Election officials are vulnerable to phishing attacks, report warns
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Election officials are vulnerable to phishing attacks, report warns

Less than 20% of election administrators have implemented advanced anti-phishing cyber security controls
27 Jul 2020
Remote worker cybersecurity best practices
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Remote worker cybersecurity best practices

Strategies and tips to follow, helping to secure your workforce
27 Jul 2020
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A simple guide to the dark web
identity theftwhitepaper

A simple guide to the dark web

Why the continued rise of the dark web is a threat to corporate data and why businesses need to take action
27 Jul 2020
Cyber resilience centres will help protect SMBs from cyber crime
cyber crime

Cyber resilience centres will help protect SMBs from cyber crime

The National Crime Programme will also launch the Police CyberAlarm to monitor business threats
27 Jul 2020
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IT Pro Panel: Return to sender
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IT Pro Panel: Return to sender

Why is it so difficult to get email security right?
27 Jul 2020
Kaspersky Endpoint Security Cloud review: Merciless against malware
endpoint security

Kaspersky Endpoint Security Cloud review: Merciless against malware

Easily managed and good value, Kaspersky is a great choice for small businesses
27 Jul 2020
More than 1,000 Twitter employees had the security access needed to aid hackers
data breaches

More than 1,000 Twitter employees had the security access needed to aid hackers

Former staff say many had the power to make changes to user account settings as well as hand over the controls to third parties
24 Jul 2020
121 million ransomware attacks recorded in the first half of 2020
ransomware

121 million ransomware attacks recorded in the first half of 2020

Hackers said to be getting "sneakier" as they turn to fewer attacks that spread far more quickly
24 Jul 2020
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The IT Pro Podcast: The psychology of security
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The IT Pro Podcast: The psychology of security

How hackers exploit our brains as well as our binary
24 Jul 2020
Hundreds of thousands of Instacart customers impacted by data breach
phishing

Hundreds of thousands of Instacart customers impacted by data breach

Instacart denies the breach, but credit card data, addresses and transaction information are being sold on the dark web
23 Jul 2020
Hackers target DNA profiles on major genealogy databases
phishing

Hackers target DNA profiles on major genealogy databases

GEDmatch breach results in phishing campaign targeting MyHeritage users
23 Jul 2020
Six universities among those hit by Blackbaud ransomware attack
ransomware

Six universities among those hit by Blackbaud ransomware attack

A growing list of those affected also includes at least two charities
23 Jul 2020
Sports industry urged to reform cyber security after £1m Premier League phishing scam
phishing

Sports industry urged to reform cyber security after £1m Premier League phishing scam

NCSC report argues greater awareness is needed as industry attacks surge
23 Jul 2020
Apple’s new iPhone bug-hunting scheme branded a “poison pill"
vulnerability

Apple’s new iPhone bug-hunting scheme branded a “poison pill"

Researchers baulk at hefty restrictions such as being bound to silence during a limitless disclosure window
23 Jul 2020
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PowerShell malware increased by almost 700% in Q1
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PowerShell malware increased by almost 700% in Q1

Cyber security outfit McAfee observed a 689% increase in malware targeting the business task automation framework
22 Jul 2020
University of York data breach was kept quiet for two months
data breaches

University of York data breach was kept quiet for two months

Software provider Blackbaud said it paid a ransom on the assurance the criminals will delete the stolen data
22 Jul 2020
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