Cyber criminals have made “multiple” attacks on Cornwall’s main hospital in the past year with repeated attempts to hold health bosses to ransom by stealing sensitive information. According to a Freedom of Information (FoI) request, the IT system of the
John McAfee provided me with unprecedented access to his true life story — including secrets he’s never revealed to anyone — and introductions to people who have known him for more than three decades.
‘McAfee Unplugged‘ was supposed to be
A notorious Turkish hacker group called RedHack has been attacking e-mails of prominent figures and threatens to publish unless their demands are met, including attempts to mobilize the people against the government
A Turkish hacker group called RedHack has recently
If you prefer online shopping to in-store purchases, you’re not alone. According to Business Insider, about 78% of the U.S. population age 15 and older fancies themselves a few clicks and a quick checkout when buying something new. While that’s
Last week at EGX, the UK’s biggest games event, attendees got a chance to play upcoming blockbusters like Battlefield 1, FIFA 17, and Gears of War 4. But budding gamers may also have spotted a slightly more unusual sight: a
Rep. Hank Johnson’s bill aimed at preventing the hacking of voting machines would designate voting technology as critical infrastructure, allowing the Department of Homeland Security to directly oversee and standardize measures from voting machine testing to audit procedures.
A U.S. investigation into a leak of hacking tools used by the National Security Agency is focusing on a theory that one of its operatives carelessly left them available on a remote computer and Russian hackers found them, four people
You’ve changed your computer passwords and you stay away from dodgy Wi-Fi hotspots. But hackers have found a new way to access your online banking accounts — and it’s on the rise across America.
Hackers are accessing smartphone users’ bank
Recent research conducted by IBM among global boardroom and C-suite executives in 28 countries found that better cybersecurity is among their top technology priorities. But while CMOs “are key drivers of digital-based growth for most organizations, many are not in
BALTIMORE, Sept. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The National Cyber Security Hall of Fame has released the names of seven visionaries who will be inducted into the Hall of Fame at a gala and inductee ceremony on Thursday, October 20, at
Yahoo will confirm later this week that hackers did breach its systems in 2012, stealing personal data for about 200 million accounts, including easily decrypted passwords
Sources close to the situation confirmed the massive data breach to Recode. Yahoo admitted
Alain Desausoi underlines the importance of constant vigilance, physical and logical security, and information sharing at Financial Times conference.
Alain Desausoi, SWIFT’s Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), spoke today at the third annual Financial Times Cyber Security Summit Europe about
Was it a publicity stunt or one of the internet’s biggest lessons in social media security?
Twitter users were being entertained this morning after the account of a betting company which was claimed to have been taken over by a
FOR THE THIRD TIME, a federal judge has ruled that a mass hack by the FBI – which ensnared thousands of computers based on only one warrant – was illegal.
Like the previous ones, the decision was based on a
CHICAGO, IL – A new survey from TransUnion (NYSE: TRU) found that 83% of consumers are concerned they will become an identity theft victim within the next one to two years by having their personal data stolen from a business
What is a brute-force attack?
Brute-force attacks are methods used by criminals to determine a password or PIN in order to break into a computer or network. Hackers may use automated programs to try every imaginable combination to guess the
Brits have more faith in their banks than government agencies to roll out authentication technologies based on biometrics, according to a new survey from Visa.
Consumers are nearly twice as likely to trust banks to store and keep their biometric
MasterCard plans to launch new biometric technology for verifying customer identities during online shopping transactions in the coming weeks with merchants and banks. The company has been testing facial and fingerprint recognition software, called Identity Check, in the Netherlands, Canada
Whether it’s at your local coffee shop, at work, or in the comfort of your own home we are surrounded by WiFi signals, but did you know that your router could actually spy on you?
According to The Atlantic, when
Ant Financial, the fintech company running’s Alibaba Alipay affiliate, has just purchased an American cybersecurity firm for US$70 million, according to local media.
Ant Financial Services Group announced the acquisition of U.S.-based EyeVerify, Inc., the creator of Eyeprint IDTM, a