Cyber Security

UK Investing £20M to Find the Next Cyber Security Stars

UK Investing £20M to Find the Next Cyber Security Stars

The UK government is launching a new initiative called the Cyber Discovery programme. With a budget of £20M, it aims to get 15 to 18-year-old interested in cyber-security.  ...

November 20, 2017 at 3:08 pm by
3D-Printable Mask Bypasses Apple iPhone X's Face ID

3D-Printable Mask Bypasses Apple iPhone X’s Face ID

Apple‘s latest flagship iPhone the iPhone X is touting its Face ID feature as its most revolutionary security advancement yet. However, a Vietnamese cybersecurity firm ...

November 13, 2017 at 11:35 pm by

The Man Behind Password Guidelines Says ’50rrY, i g0t iT wR0nG’

I’m sorry, that password is incorrect… Please choose your password. I’m sorry, please choose a password with a capital letter. Sorry, please use a password ...

August 9, 2017 at 8:12 pm by

Companies Must Improve Online Security or Face Massive Fines

How safe do you think your data online is? We practically hear a story every week about how some major company has had it’s online data compromised. Based on this ...

August 8, 2017 at 3:05 pm by
Brit Who Stopped WannaCry Malware Global Attack Donating Reward to Charity

Brit Who Stopped WannaCry Donating Reward to Charity

Remember the 22-year old Brit credited for stopping the WannaCry malware? Which affected millions of computers globally. Going by the username “MalwareTech”, he ...

May 17, 2017 at 4:37 pm by
McDonalds App Leaks Personal Data of 2.2M Users

McDonalds App Leaks Personal Data of 2.2M Users

Bangalore-based security firm Fallible claims that personal data of over 2.2 million users have been leaked via the McDonalds App used for delivery in India called McDelivery. ...

March 21, 2017 at 12:01 pm by
Chromebook

Bounty for Chromebook Hack Doubled to $100,000

Many companies seek to outsource the finding of vulnerabilities in their products to external hackers, offering monetary rewards in exchange for details on successful hacks ...

March 15, 2016 at 11:41 pm by

GCHQ Admits £1b Investment in Cyber Security “Hasn’t Worked”

Over the last five years, UK intelligence service GCHQ has spent nearly £1 billion on its cyber security initiative, but the civil servant in charge of the program has ...

March 14, 2016 at 3:12 pm by

Hacker Releases 17.8GB of Data From Turkish Police Server

A hacker going by the online alias ROR[RG] has released a large amount of data that belonged to a Turkish National Police database and is thought to contain large amounts of ...

February 17, 2016 at 10:10 am by

Hackers Hit Hollywood Hospital With Ransomware

It seems that no system is beyond the reach of hackers out to line their own pockets. For almost an entire week, the Hollywood Presbyterian Memorial Medical Center has been ...

February 16, 2016 at 9:21 am by

eBay Vulnerability Exposes Users to Data Theft and Phishing Attacks

The eBay site is used by millions of people and as a result, has a level of trust with its users buying and selling countless items each day. Imagine then, how lucrative a ...

February 3, 2016 at 9:15 pm by

D-Link Wi-Fi Webcam Turned into a Network Backdoor

Vectra Networks researchers today released an article demonstrating how they turned a $30 D-Link Wi-Fi webcam into a backdoor onto its owner’s network. Installing a ...

January 14, 2016 at 11:47 am by

Hacking Group Threatens to Attack Gaming Networks During Christmas

The hacking group, Lizard Squad targeted the poor security on Xbox Live and PlayStation Network last year and caused major disruption during the holiday period. This meant ...

December 15, 2015 at 5:00 pm by

Vuvuzela Messaging System Hides Metadata With Spam

There are lots of ways people try to protect their privacy in the modern world, where techniques like encryption are under fire. While hiding message content can be effective, ...

December 14, 2015 at 8:00 pm by

One Java With An Added PUP Please

Critical security updates to applications are essential to maintain a patched system from the many exploits which attempt to infiltrate ones PC. Certain software companies ...

October 26, 2015 at 3:30 pm by