cyber security

US gov initiative aims to attract 'world-class' cyber security talent
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Careers & training

US gov initiative aims to attract 'world-class' cyber security talent

The DHS wants to make it easier to recruit, develop, and retain top cyber security professionals
18 Nov 2021
What are cookies
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Security

What are cookies

What do they do, how they work, and why does every website want you to accept them?
17 Nov 2021
Emotet infrastructure has almost doubled since resurgence was confirmed
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malware

Emotet infrastructure has almost doubled since resurgence was confirmed

Researchers confirm the infrastructure has also been upgraded for a "better secured", more resilient operation
17 Nov 2021
NCSC: COVID-19 vaccines were prime target for hackers in 2021
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National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC)

NCSC: COVID-19 vaccines were prime target for hackers in 2021

The GCHQ's cyber arm says 20% of cyber attacks this year targeted the health sector and key organisations involved in the vaccine rollout
17 Nov 2021
Over a third of applications have high-risk vulnerabilities
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Software

Over a third of applications have high-risk vulnerabilities

Synopsys report reveals that 97% exhibit some form of vulnerability
16 Nov 2021
Intel CPU flaw could enable hackers to attack PCs, cars, and medical devices
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Hardware

Intel CPU flaw could enable hackers to attack PCs, cars, and medical devices

Vulnerability found in Pentium, Celeron, and Atom processors
16 Nov 2021
Identity-focussed security for your zero trust journey
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Whitepaper

Identity-focussed security for your zero trust journey

Steps to protect your business from identity-driven threats
16 Nov 2021
Alibaba ECS instances targeted in new cryptojacking campaign
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cryptocurrencies

Alibaba ECS instances targeted in new cryptojacking campaign

Cyber criminals have been disabling security features in the cloud to mine for Monero
16 Nov 2021
Majority of UK's top business leaders are failing to manage supply chain security risks
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supply chain management (SCM)

Majority of UK's top business leaders are failing to manage supply chain security risks

New findings from a DCMS review have sparked concern in government which could see new laws introduced to protect Britain's digital supply chains
16 Nov 2021
What is Emotet?
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hacking

What is Emotet?

A deep dive into one of the most infamous and prolific strains of malware
16 Nov 2021
US and Israel join forces to fight ransomware
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ransomware

US and Israel join forces to fight ransomware

The two countries will share details of cyber security incidents and threat intelligence
15 Nov 2021
Smart luggage is not so smart when it comes to cyber security
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cyber security

Smart luggage is not so smart when it comes to cyber security

If luggage owners aren’t careful, hackers could use app to steal baggage
15 Nov 2021
FBI email server hacked to send fake cyber attack alerts
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cyber security

FBI email server hacked to send fake cyber attack alerts

An attacker exploited the system misconfiguration to send legitimate-looking cyber security alerts to partners
15 Nov 2021
BazarLoader malware abuses Windows 10 apps in 'Call Me Back' attack
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phishing

BazarLoader malware abuses Windows 10 apps in 'Call Me Back' attack

The highly targeted phishing campaign abuses appxbundle to infect devices
12 Nov 2021
Google warns of data-stealing macOS bug
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vulnerability

Google warns of data-stealing macOS bug

Hackers exploited the flaw to target a Hong Kong media outlet's website and pro-democracy labor and political group
12 Nov 2021
Millions of routers and NAS devices vulnerable to BotenaGo malware
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malware

Millions of routers and NAS devices vulnerable to BotenaGo malware

The malware takes advantage of 33 different exploits to attack routers and IoT devices
12 Nov 2021
Biden tightens restrictions against Huawei, ZTE
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Policy & legislation

Biden tightens restrictions against Huawei, ZTE

The new bill is designed to prevent companies deemed a security risk from receiving new equipment licences
12 Nov 2021
Black Hat Europe: Strong security relies on a 'culture of openness'
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collaboration

Black Hat Europe: Strong security relies on a 'culture of openness'

Security analyst Regina Bluman says managers and executives need to “be human” and “admit mistakes”
12 Nov 2021
Big zero-day flaw found in Palo Alto security appliance
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internet security

Big zero-day flaw found in Palo Alto security appliance

Vulnerability in GlobalProtect VPN could enable hackers to take control of the security system
11 Nov 2021
83% of critical infrastructure companies have experienced breaches in the last three years
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cyber security

83% of critical infrastructure companies have experienced breaches in the last three years

Survey finds security practices are weak if not non-existent in critical firms
11 Nov 2021
The Okta digital trust index
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Whitepaper

The Okta digital trust index

Exploring the human edge of trust
11 Nov 2021
Attackers use CSS to fool anti-phishing systems
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phishing

Attackers use CSS to fool anti-phishing systems

Inserting invisible links throws off natural language processing, say researchers
11 Nov 2021
Property firm cyber attack leaves home movers in the lurch
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cyber attacks

Property firm cyber attack leaves home movers in the lurch

Simplify Group customers were left unable to move house due to a systems outage
11 Nov 2021
Oracle joins Cloudflare's Bandwidth Alliance
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distributed denial of service (DDOS)

Oracle joins Cloudflare's Bandwidth Alliance

Database giant will adjust cloud transfer fees for Cloudflare customers
10 Nov 2021