social engineering

Social engineering: your business' biggest security risk
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social engineering

Social engineering: your business' biggest security risk

It's not your network, but your own well-meaning employees that could be the gateway for hackers
23 May 2018
De Montfort University launches a week of infosec events
cyber security

De Montfort University launches a week of infosec events

DMU students will be able to gain practical experience from industry experts
23 Feb 2018
Cryptocurrency miners: the latest tool for cyber criminals
digital currency

Cryptocurrency miners: the latest tool for cyber criminals

Learn more about the new form of cyber crime that is being driven by cryptocurrency fever
13 Feb 2018
Why Nadine Dorries is totally wrong about password sharing
Security

Why Nadine Dorries is totally wrong about password sharing

Frustration abounds as MPs expose their backwards security practises
4 Dec 2017
UK cops to lose access to Europol's cyber crime resources
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cyber crime

UK cops to lose access to Europol's cyber crime resources

Cyber cops will be on their own once Britain leaves the EU
1 Dec 2017
Tim Berners-Lee: How we can win back the web
Business strategy

Tim Berners-Lee: How we can win back the web

The public must reject misinformation and keep control of their own data
13 Mar 2017
Malware-infected ads now greatest threat to mobile security
malware

Malware-infected ads now greatest threat to mobile security

Porn slips into second place as main vector for attack on smartphones.
5 Mar 2014
Anonymous hackers hit FBI collaborator
Hacker
public sector

Anonymous hackers hit FBI collaborator

Anonymous compromises various HBGary Federal websites and accesses around 50,000 emails.
7 Feb 2011
Security threats to beware in 2011
2011
Security

Security threats to beware in 2011

We take a look ahead to what threats await us in 2011.
3 Jan 2011
Chinese Google hackers back?
China
Security

Chinese Google hackers back?

The same China-based hackers who were thought to have hit Google last year appear to be still active, Symantec has suggested.
14 Sep 2010
Hackers forcing ‘legitimate’ anti-virus uninstall
Anti-virus
antivirus

Hackers forcing ‘legitimate’ anti-virus uninstall

Cyber criminals are using social engineering in their attempts to get users to uninstall legitimate anti-virus software.
19 Aug 2010
Inside the mind of a social engineer
Inside the mind of a social engineer
Security

Inside the mind of a social engineer

Davey Winder looks into how a social engineer’s brain works and what tactics they use to manipulate people into becoming hack victims.
30 Jul 2010
Thieves steal virtual items from hotel
Habbo Hotel
Security

Thieves steal virtual items from hotel

While the Habbo Hotel thefts were virtual, there were still real financial ramifications.
2 Jun 2010
PDF vulnerabilities hit all time high
Security

PDF vulnerabilities hit all time high

Attackers are increasingly using maliciously-created documents to take advantage of flawed reading software.
27 Aug 2009
Cybercriminals exploiting 'the human' to steal data
Security

Cybercriminals exploiting 'the human' to steal data

A new McAfee report shows criminals are increasingly targeting the human, rather than the technology, to steal personal data.
14 Oct 2008
Behind the scenes: Symantec's malware battle
Security

Behind the scenes: Symantec's malware battle

IT PRO visited Symantec's offices in Ireland to find out more about its fight at the ever-changing frontline of malware.
27 Mar 2008