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A photo still enough to defeat face unlock of many phones
Despite almost all smartphone manufacturers bragging about just how secure their ‘face unlock’ feature is, a new study has found many models wanting in security.
Is Supermicro innocent? 3rd party test finds no malicious hardware
One of the larger scandals within IT circles took place this year with Bloomberg firing shots at Supermicro - now Supermicro is firing back.
Cyber crisis continues unabated – is ATP the answer?
Statistics on cybercrime certainly makes for grim reading, and that is set to continue unless businesses take measures to stack the odds better in their favour.
Credential theft industry booming in US, declining in Asia & EU
New research reveals the US is ripe for harvest, but Blueliv says the declines in EU and Asia are almost definitely only temporary.
Chinese espionage: Sweating Apple insists breach allegations are ‘not true’
The dust still hasn't settled on the report that caused Supermicro's stocks to collapse, and now Apple is stressing its innocence.
Huge vulnerabilities in software supply chain being exploited
A very exposing report has revealed breaches are rising and response times are falling, largely due to shoddy software development practices.
Brewery breach: Not even beer is safe from ransomware
There were no pints enjoyed at this Scottish brewery this week as it fell victim to a crippling ransomware attack.
Why cybercriminals are moving away from attention-grabbing ransomware attacks
Crypto-jacking attempts are making the biggest impact so far this year.
Stalemate: Businesses aware of cloud benefits but wary of risks
A new Gartner survey of senior executives has revealed enterprises want to take their storage to the cloud - but are being held back by the 'risks'.
Report: Cybersecurity pressures on the rise - but there is a solution
Trustwave's annual survey found that for the fifth consecutive year security professionals are feeling more stress, but there are some bright spots.
Criminals aim for attack 'quality, not quantity' as malware volumes drop
The crime lull may be a continuation of Q1’s drop, but cryptominers, ransomware, and exploits have opted for ‘quality, not quantity’.
Backup vendor launches SaaS app to tackle ransomware
Known as a provider of backup solutions for enterprises and data centres, Rubrik has changed the mould after taking a new approach to security.
Operation Warenagent arrests 15 online fraudsters across Europe
The scam network is thought to be responsible for more than 35,000 cases of fraud and has caused more than EUR 18 million in damage.
Has SIEM met its match with today’s cyberthreats or is there life in it yet?
In its early stages SIEM was a trailblazer but now there are many that say it can't keep up with today's cybercrime - LogRhythm says different.
Think the govt has a big tax refund for you? Think again
Sorry to be the party pooper but it may be time to get your toes in line and cancel that ASOS order you were going to cover with your tax refund.
Critical infrastructure protection market to skyrocket in coming years
With crime comes the need for protection and it’s certainly no different for critical infrastructure within data centers, a new report finds.
Gartner: Is security just too damn hard? Is product+service the future?
A Gartner analyst believes there is a revolution coming in the cybersecurity industry that will sweep away many existing products.
EXCLUSIVE: Rick McElroy shares how he’d breach an enterprise
Carbon Black’s Rick McElroy asserts at the end of the day, cyberwar is not about systems but rather humans vs humans as they are the weakest link.
Opinion: Weighing up the email security threat in EMEA
Barracuda's SVP shares some startling new research - 80% of EMEA organisations faced an email attack last year, while 73% believe they're increasing.
By the numbers: Cybercrime’s trillion-dollar cost to Asia Pacific
Economic losses from cyber attacks in Asia Pacific is costing the region US$1.745 trillion
Back to basics: 4 common sense steps to avoid a software attack
Flexera's SVP for EMEA shares inside information into why businesses are more at risk than ever and what they can do to better protect themselves.
EXCLUSIVE: Palo Alto analyst unwraps mentality of cybercrime
Threat intelligence analyst Alex Hinchliffe discusses the constant rise of cybercrime, how it's changing, and the possibility of cyber warfare.
Day 2 of InfoSec EU 18 wraps up – here’s some of the main highlights
Some of the features included a keynote from Baroness Martha Lane Fox, the first ever InfoSec Europe Symposium, and various awards.
Nearly 20,000 gather for 'Europe's biggest cybersecurity event'
InfoSec Europe is currently being held in London with a huge number of participants and exhibitors - in addition to invaluable speaker insights.