Two thirds of digital security companies have been forced to change where and who they do business with as a result of growing issues concerning geopolitics in cybersecurity, according to research published today.
A breakthrough in chip security that allows vulnerabilities in new computer chip designs to be identified before they can be discovered by hackers has been developed by an international team of scientists.
A key location data breach involving a widely used family tracking app has exposed users to significant risks to their real-world security, a cybersecurity expert has warned.
A study into to the root causes of insider breaches has found that 61% of IT leaders, including CIOs, CTOs and IT directors, believe that employees have maliciously put data at risk in the last 12 months.
Hundreds of millions of Facebook users had their account passwords visible in plain text to the platform’s employees, potentially creating security vulnerabilities on third-party sites that use the same passwords, cybersecurity experts have warned.
Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks may now cost the UK economy up to £1bn each year, representing a serious financial burden to businesses.
During World War II, a ghost army fooled Adolf Hitler.
While physical credit card fraud continues to decline, last year saw a sharp increase in the amount of money stolen through online financial fraud incidents.
Despite the arrests of three of its members last year, a cybercrime group by the name of Fin7 continues to target businesses with its highly-effective malware campaign.
Following what have been some of data privacy’s toughest months, in which the German government faced its biggest data breach in living history; half a billion Marriott customers had their data compromised; and the Collection #1 breach exposed 20 million email addresses, there’s no better time to ask yourself, how secure is our data?
Gone are the days of mass spam emails designed to trick unaware internet users into infecting their devices with harmful software.
Few people know more about the threat of cyber terrorism than Malcolm Taylor.
With the complexity of organisations’ IT infrastructure, and increasing sophistication of cyber threats, it comes as no surprise that adequately protecting businesses from cyberattacks is a difficult task for IT decision-makers.
Norsk Hydro, one of the world’s leading aluminium producers, has been targeted by an “extensive” cyberattack, which has forced the company to suspend some production operations in Europe and the United States.
A new variant of the infamous Mirai botnet has been discovered that for the first time specifically targets enterprise internet of things (IoT) devices.
A study into cybersecurity breach pay has found that in the aftermath of a cyberattack or other similar security breach, bosses are more likely to be given a pay rise.
Self-driving car development is progressing rapidly, but cybersecurity remains a significant concern, with GlobalData highlighting the need to protect against driverless car cyberattacks as “critical” to public acceptance of the technology.
Chinese online shopping giant Gearbest has been hit by a vast data breach that cybersecurity experts say would have been simple to prevent.
Cyberattackers have compromised a Pakistani Government website, allowing them to log the keystrokes of visitors entering sensitive information into a passport application site.
Hackers are using AI to attack and exploit computers and devices with increased effect, but adversarial AI pits artificial intelligence against itself in our defence.
As the UK awaits the result of the key Brexit vote this evening, the question of post-Brexit GDPR is rising in business’s minds.
The UK is set for a historic vote today that will determine whether or not we leave the EU with a deal.
Prior to the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), UK businesses routinely had a sloppy breach response time, taking an average of three weeks to report a data breach to the UK’s data watchdog.
Cyber attacks globally have risen by 63% in the last three years, and with increasingly sophisticated methods at hackers’ disposal, organisations face a rising tide of targeting phishing, attacks, software hacks and password theft.
Despite the seemingly endless amount of large-scale data breaches involving companies like Ticketmaster, British Airways and Marriott International throughout 2018, there was a significant shift in the way hackers operated and the companies that they targeted. Big companies, with the large amounts of data that they hold, are typically the targets of the breaches that
SSL certificates are supposed to act as certification that a website is safe, secure and controlled by legitimate operators.
A UK government report highlighting a significant lack of board-level cybersecurity awareness among FTSE 350 members has been dubbed “alarming” by a senior cybersecurity professional.
Cyberattack traffic increased significantly in 2018, according to research by F-Secure, but companies are struggling to detect incidents.
There has been a surge in open source breaches over the past five years, with just over a quarter of companies reporting a confirmed or suspected breach in the past year alone.
Despite growing regulation and awareness around data breaches, the majority of companies are still not prepared, and many have been hit by multiple data breach incidents.