PHP, the programming language used by 80% of the world’s websites, is becoming increasingly vulnerable to cyberattacks, security researchers have warned, with PHP attacks on the rise.
3 THINGS THAT WILL CHANGE THE WORLD TODAY Good morning, here’s your Tuesday morning briefing to set you up for the day ahead.
The Microsoft hack that saw Outlook.com accounts accessed between 1 January and 28 March 2019 is the latest example of insider threat, a lesser known area of cybersecurity businesses should be paying attention to, according to cybersecurity experts.
The UK is defying ongoing Brexit uncertainty by becoming the most popular destination for foreign investment in the world, according to a report published today by EY.
A concerning 81% of chief information security officers (CISOs) and chief information officers (CIOs) are routinely delaying security patches in order to avoid disruption to day-to-day business operations, according to research published today.
There is a significant and internationally widespread shortage of IT security staff, with 78% of security professionals across the US, the UK and the Asia Pacific region reporting that their teams are understaffed.
The Swedish Transport Administration Trafikverket has announced plans to build an electric road that can charge vehicles while they drive along it on the island of Gotland, Sweden.
The ongoing Brexit delays are generating considerable uncertainty for UK businesses, which is leading many to hold off on investing in technology while the future economic environment remains unclear.
Elon Musk will have the most influence in the world of technology this year, according to an exhaustive survey of programmers.
An AI oil well technology has successfully boosted production by 1.5% in trials without the need for additional expenditure.
A newly announced blockchain privacy platform is seeking to bring secure communications to the next level by not only offering end-to-end encryption but full protection of metadata.
The US military is looking to transform its space launch capabilities in order to enable a planned space force to quickly launch small missions as needed.
The Israel election happening today will be one of the most closely-fought in years, but there is another way it is making history.
A landmark project is applying technology normally used to discover stars to orangutan conservation, by putting the space tech onto drones to count the numbers of apes in the wild.
AI journalism is now being used to provide local and hyper local news in the UK, with the commercial rollout of Reporters and Data and Robots (RADAR).
Today is IoT Day, where the tech industry takes stock of the state of the Internet of Things (IoT).
The latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) release has found that UK labour productivity has dropped for the second consecutive quarter, raising concerns about the country’s ability to succeed post-Brexit.
The sustainable cities of the future will feature ultra-efficient infrastructure that is driven by real-time data, but the vast majority of urban areas have considerable work to do to make this a reality.
The news of an Iran cyberattack on key UK infrastructure before Christmas has failed to surprise cybersecurity experts, who see it as further evidence of the online world becoming the attack vector of choice for hostile nation states.
The discovery of Israel election bots designed to give the illusion of support for prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu ahead of elections next week is the latest example of how cybersecurity has crossed over into the political realm, according to one cybersecurity expert.
Bitcoin is back, according to one financial expert, after a Bitcoin price rise on Tuesday saw the cryptocurrency hit its highest levels since last November.
An unorthodox new ransomware known as vxCrypter has been discovered that not only encrypts and holds a user’s files to ransom, but also tidies up their file system in the process.
A research project into the security of financial services apps has identified serious issues with the majority of those tested, which could in many cases lead to the exposure of user data to hackers.
A key mining internet of things (IoT) partnership between technology giant IBM and leading equipment manufacturer Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is seeing IBM Watson IoT tackling mining safety.
A data breach involving the personal health information of around 34,000 Canadian medical cannabis users exposes the victims to future fraud, despite not including payment details, a cybersecurity expert has said.
The Toyota data breach announced by the Japanese car maker on Friday highlights the need for cybersecurity capabilities beyond those possible by humans alone, cybersecurity experts have said.
Today ride-hailing company Lyft will debut on the Nasdaq stock exchange following an IPO price at the very top of the expected range.
Russia is threatening to ban virtual private network (VPN) providers that allow users to remain anonymous online, however according to an expert on the topic companies are unlikely to be cowed by the Russia VPN ban.
A study of the impact of AI for healthcare has found that the technology is likely to bring significant disruption to the industry – taking the value created out of the pockets of traditional healthcare companies and into the hand of the technology industry.