Security

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ransomware

University of California gets fleeced by hackers for $1.14 million

University studying the coronavirus had data stolen then held hostage
30 Jun 2020
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cyber security

Australia announces $1.35 billion investment in cyber security

Country will spend $1.35B to enhance cyber security capabilities over the next decade
30 Jun 2020
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cloud security

CSA and ISSA form cyber security partnership

Organizations team up to benefit the cyber security community
30 Jun 2020
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Policy & legislation

Senators propose a bill aimed at ending warrant-proof encryption

Senators claim the bill would strengthen national security
24 Jun 2020
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encryption

Company launches end-to-end encryption service for the federal government

The IT company Zeva unveils a simplified identity verification system for federal agencies
24 Jun 2020
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mobile security

Parachute's Superlock feature keeps your phone recording in an emergency

Superlock prevents unauthorized users from stopping livestream recordings
2 Jun 2020
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encryption

K2View innovates in data management with new encryption patent

Organizations can encrypt data associated with a specific person, place or thing
28 May 2020
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video conferencing

Zoom 5.0 adds 256-bit encryption to address security concerns

Milestone update adds stronger host controls to prevent cyber incidents like Zoom-bombing
23 Apr 2020
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WhatsApp flaw leaves users open to 'shoulder surfing' attacks

Hackers can gain full access to individual’s WhatsApp accounts using just their phone number
21 Apr 2020
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cyber security

Microsoft AI can detect security flaws with 99% accuracy

Developers can use the mechanism to establish whether bugs are security-related and assign a severity rating
20 Apr 2020
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Businesses brace for second 'Fujiwhara effect' of 2020 as Patch Tuesday looms

Organisations set for a day of chaos on 14 April as vendors plan to fix 500-plus software vulnerabilities at once
9 Apr 2020
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cyber security

Zoom hires ex-Facebook CSO Alex Stamos to boost platform security

He will serve as an external consultant and help the firm build up its security capabilities
8 Apr 2020
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vulnerability

HP Support Assistant flaws leave Windows devices open to attack

After ten issues were reported in the pre-loaded ‘bloatware’ last year, three privilege escalation bugs remain unfixed
6 Apr 2020
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cyber security

Safari bug let hackers access cameras on iPhones and Macs

Apple patched the eavesdropping flaws in January and March
6 Apr 2020
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video conferencing

Zoom CEO admits company "moved too fast" as privacy issues mount

Eric Yuan insists platform will put "privacy and security first"
6 Apr 2020
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internet security

Mozilla fixes two Firefox zero-days being actively exploited

Critical vulnerabilities allow attackers to execute arbitrary code or trigger crashes
6 Apr 2020
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hacking

Cyber security experts form coronavirus taskforce to combat ransomware attacks

COVID-19 CTI League wants to protect frontline medical resources
3 Apr 2020
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cyber security

Report: 16.5 million Britons fell victim to cyber crime in the past year

Financial losses are estimated at a staggering £1.4 billion
1 Apr 2020
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

AWS launches Amazon Detective for investigating security incidents

Service automates "burdensome" data gathering for effective security investigations
1 Apr 2020
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privacy

UK government to launch coronavirus 'contact tracking' app

NHSX will announce an ethics board to oversee its development
1 Apr 2020
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video conferencing

Zoom admits meetings don't use end-to-end encryption

Conferencing app used by UK government isn't as secure as first thought
1 Apr 2020
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Security

10 quick tips to identifying phishing emails

Avoid falling victim to a phishing attack with these 10 quick tips
16 Mar 2020
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mergers and acquisitions

Panda Security to be acquired by WatchGuard

The deal will see technology from both companies merge into a single brand platform
9 Mar 2020