A new survey shows that 78 percent of U.S. respondents say a company’s ability to keep their data private is “extremely important” and only 20 percent “completely trust” organizations they interact with to maintain the privacy of their data.
Cyber crime is one of the biggest threats facing UK businesses today, costing around £30 billion a year. As a result, it’s something businesses need to start taking seriously!
If Moscow wants its Syrian allies to skirt the blame for chemical attacks, they’re going to have to come up with some better evidence than a few beakers and boilers in a dingy basement.
Jamie Metzl is a Senior Fellow for Technology and National Security at the Atlantic Council. More posts by this contributor
B-SIDESSF Barely a decade ago the mere idea of selling vulnerabilities was highly controversial. Today the market is mature, but increasingly complicated – researchers can now choose between making lots of money, being moral and making less, or going fully black.
Western airstrikes on the Middle East: déjà vu all over again. Twenty years ago, the USA attacked Sudan and Afghanistan with Tomahawk cruise missiles. Two days ago, the USA attacked Syria with … Tomahawk cruise missiles. Aside from the (de)merits of each attack, isn’t it a bit surprising that technology hasn’t really changed small-scale strategic warfare in that time?
In light of the news today regarding a report from NCSC and NCA that found British organisations have been hit by ‘more online attacks than ever before’, Paul Farrington, Manager: EMEA Solution Architects at CA Veracode commented below.
A new report by Verizon revealed that ransomware is the most common type of malware, found in 39 percent of malware-related data breaches – double that of last year’s DBIR – and accounts for over 700 incidents. What’s more, Verizon’s analysis show that attacks are now moving into business critical systems, which encrypt file servers or databases, inflicting more damage and commanding bigger ransom requests. IT security experts commented below.
Another week, another massive privacy scandal. When it’s not Facebook admitting it allowed data on as many as 87 million users to be sucked out by a developer on its platform who sold it to a political consultancy working for the Trump campaign, or dating app Grindr ‘fessing up to sharing its users’ HIV status with third party A/B testers, some other ugly facet of the tech industry’s love affair with tracking everything its users do slides into view.
While the vagaries of the cryptocurrency markets are keeping crypto traders glued to their CoinDesk graphs, the real potential of blockchain is its capability to solve real human challenges in a decentralized, private, and secure way. Government officials have increasingly investigated how blockchain might solve critical problems, but now one city intends to move forward with an actual implementation.
Following news that the Government are launching a new cybersecurity centre at London’s Olympic park. They hope the new centre will be a catalyst for growing tech cluster and could help create 2,000 UK jobs in cybersecurity. IT security experts commented below.
The findings from the annual report of the National Cyber Security Centre today revealed that UK businesses are facing a growing threat from cyber-attacks. In response to this, please see comment below from David Emm, Principal Security Researcher at Kaspersky Lab commented below.
A number of cars have been identified as the most vulnerable to have their key fobs hacked in ‘keyless’ car thefts. The method involves using two relatively-cheap devices to ‘trick’ a vehicle into thinking its entry fob is nearby. Art Dahnert, Managing Consultant at Synopsys commented below.
New features include a large combination of Ansible Automation with OpenSCAP, and LUKS-encrypted removable storage devices can be now automatically unlocked using NBDE. The Gnome shell has been re-based to version 3.26, the Kernel version is 3.10.0-862, and the kernel-alt packages include kernel version 4.14 with support for 64-bit ARM, IBM POWER9 (little endian), and IBM z Systems, while KVM virtualization is now supported on IBM POWER8/POWER9 systems.
Ransomware attacks double since 2017, and now target business critical systems
Today VMware has released the following new security advisory:
Check Point’s latest Global Threat Index reveals that hackers are increasingly utilizing cryptomining malware that operates without an active web browser session