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Patch issued for critical Windows bug

The two-part Chrome exploit is also associated with Operation WizardOpium
11 Dec 2019
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Thousands of businesses vulnerable to 'severe' Oracle EBS flaws

The suite of enterprise products can be exploited for financial fraud and theft
20 Nov 2019
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Internet of Things (IoT)

Ring doorbells leak users' Wi-Fi passwords in clear text

News comes amid mounting criticism of the Amazon-owned surveillance company
8 Nov 2019
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Security

Tenable: There are far more dangerous threats than zero-days

‘If you’re scared of zero-days, you don’t know what you’re talking about’ claims Tenable
7 Nov 2019
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Is cyber security about to go interstellar?

When we think about the cyber attacks of the future, we may have to think bigger
30 Oct 2019
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Security

Humans 'unfit' to handle access managment, say Goldman Sachs

Privileged access management is rarely done well and humans are usually the issue
29 Oct 2019
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Security

APT groups exploiting VPNs to carry out cyber attacks

NCSC and NSA warn that services from Palo Alto, Fortinet and Pulse Secure are vulnerable
9 Oct 2019
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WannaCry

What is WannaCry?

The full story behind one of the worst ransomware outbreaks in history
9 Sep 2019
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Security

Android flaws decline in 2019 as iOS malware rises

Flaws in the most popular operating systems, however, are just as dangerous as third-party bugs
6 Sep 2019
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vulnerability

Security vulnerabilities vs security threats

How you can protect your business against these dual concerns
17 Aug 2019
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Security

KNOB attack lets hackers listen in on your Bluetooth calls

Vulnerability allows attackers to ‘completely break’ Bluetooth encryption
16 Aug 2019
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cyber security

Microsoft patches abundance of Windows vulnerabilities

BlueKeep-like RCE flaws featured among the 93 bugs patched by Microsoft
14 Aug 2019
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ransomware

Researchers show how to inject a DSLR with ransomware

Hackers can encrypt a camera using just a Wi-Fi connection, demo shows
12 Aug 2019
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Security

Security researchers now eligible for bug-hunting iPhones

Apple also reveals tenfold increase to its bug-bounty rewards
9 Aug 2019
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hacking

Children's tablet enables unsolicited messages from stranger

LeapFrog's LeapPad tablets are some of the most popular among young children and until recently, highly unsecure
8 Aug 2019
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Security

Russian hackers are attacking businesses through IoT devices

The group known as Fancy Bear has played a role in some of the biggest hacks of recent years
6 Aug 2019
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Security

Cisco pays out $8.6m over cyber security failings

Claim argues company left vulnerable video software unpatched for five years
1 Aug 2019
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Security

Hackers can bypass Visa's contactless spending limits

The researchers and Visa disagree on the severity of the threat presented by the hack
30 Jul 2019
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Security

The telecoms industry is particularly vulnerable to BlueKeep

The industry's exposure far exceeds any other, but it's not down to incompetence
17 Jul 2019
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Security

NCSC hails successful proprietary anti-phishing technique

The fight against phishers is looking hopeful, but GCHQ's security arm certainly isn't without its faults
16 Jul 2019
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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
11 Jul 2019
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Security

Critical infrastructure at risk from Stuxnet-like attack

Researchers find gaping flaws in critical systems used in the most importnt industries across the globe
10 Jul 2019
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Security

NHS must spend now to prevent devastation of ‘WannaCry 2.0’

Positive moves are being made but they will count for nothing if a more sophisticated attack strikes
4 Jul 2019