identity theft

What is smishing?
A scam text message on a smartphone display
phishing

What is smishing?

A closer look at one of the most perilous forms of phishing
23 Nov 2021
What is hacktivism?
Two masked members of Anonymous demonstrating during the Occupy protest on October 15, 2011 in The Hague
hacking

What is hacktivism?

From Anonymous to Omega, here’s everything you need to know about hackers with a conscience
1 Oct 2021
SentiLink raises $70 million for its identity verification platform
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identity theft

SentiLink raises $70 million for its identity verification platform

SentiLink’s ID Theft Score helps businesses combat synthetic fraud
5 Aug 2021
What is two-factor authentication?
The two-factor authentication (2FA) process displayed on tablet and smartphone displays
two-factor authentication (2FA)

What is two-factor authentication?

Passwords aren't secure; it's time to add multi-factor authentication
23 Jul 2021
More than half of businesses saw rising fraud levels this year
A graphic presenting two people emerging from laptops with one person being a criminal posing as a customer
Security

More than half of businesses saw rising fraud levels this year

Each individual identity fraud attempt could cost an organisation between £1,000 and £4,999 on average
23 Nov 2020
A simple guide to the dark web
whitepaper
identity theft

A simple guide to the dark web

Why the continued rise of the dark web is a threat to corporate data and why businesses need to take action
27 Jul 2020
Thousands of webcams vulnerable to attack
Security

Thousands of webcams vulnerable to attack

Exposed connections could lead to loss of privacy or information theft
25 Sep 2019
Why you should be terrified by biometric technology
biometric data theft finger print
biometrics

Why you should be terrified by biometric technology

Unless our apathy towards data protection changes, we may soon lose something we can’t replace
21 Aug 2019
Better tech needed to verify digital identities, says UK gov
Digital identity
identity and access management (IAM)

Better tech needed to verify digital identities, says UK gov

The tool will build on the government's highly criticised Verify programme
22 Jul 2019
Samsung Galaxy S10’s ultrasonic sensor fooled by fake finger
Security

Samsung Galaxy S10’s ultrasonic sensor fooled by fake finger

Samsung’s in-display fingerprint reader can be hacked ‘in 15 minutes’
5 Apr 2019
Researchers unearth Collections #2-5
Password
Security

Researchers unearth Collections #2-5

The gargantuan 87GB Collection #1 leak is dwarfed by the now-600GB of exposed data circulating online
1 Feb 2019
Fresh EU Directive strengthens powers against cyber fraud
European Union
Policy & legislation

Fresh EU Directive strengthens powers against cyber fraud

Stolen payment credentials profits criminals over a billion every year, meaning new powers are long overdue
12 Dec 2018
‘London Blue’ hacking gang launch campaign against CFOs
phishing

‘London Blue’ hacking gang launch campaign against CFOs

Hit list of 50,000 financial leaders primed for wave of business email compromise (BEC) attacks
4 Dec 2018
Marriott's Starwood Hotel system suffers massive breach
Marriott hotel sign
data breaches

Marriott's Starwood Hotel system suffers massive breach

Data from email addresses to payment card and passport numbers were potentially accessed
30 Nov 2018
Face recognition tool could slurp Facebook data
Surveillance, machine learning, facial recognition
Security

Face recognition tool could slurp Facebook data

Security company claims software creates a level playing field for white hats and pen testers
10 Aug 2018
Identity theft protection firm exposes customers to phishing
Bucket leaking water
data breaches

Identity theft protection firm exposes customers to phishing

LifeLock web authentication blunder leaves subscriber email addresses exposed
26 Jul 2018
How Russia hacked the 2016 election
Security

How Russia hacked the 2016 election

A timeline of how 12 hackers allegedly corrupted the world's most powerful democracy
18 Jul 2018
US indicts 12 Russian agents over DNC hack
Security

US indicts 12 Russian agents over DNC hack

12 Russian intelligence operatives have been formally accused by the DoJ
16 Jul 2018
Twitter alerts uses after finding password-revealing bug
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Security

Twitter alerts uses after finding password-revealing bug

The company is advising users to reset their passwords 'in the interests of caution'
4 May 2018
Why Nadine Dorries is totally wrong about password sharing
Security

Why Nadine Dorries is totally wrong about password sharing

Frustration abounds as MPs expose their backwards security practises
4 Dec 2017
UK cops to lose access to Europol's cyber crime resources
Police lamp
cyber crime

UK cops to lose access to Europol's cyber crime resources

Cyber cops will be on their own once Britain leaves the EU
1 Dec 2017
1.7m Imgur accounts compromised after 2014 data breach
Security

1.7m Imgur accounts compromised after 2014 data breach

Usernames and passwords stolen by hackers
27 Nov 2017
Symantec snaps up LifeLock for $2.3 billion
Security

Symantec snaps up LifeLock for $2.3 billion

Security company acquires identity theft protection firm
21 Nov 2016