Hackers and cybercrime prevention

  • March 12, 2019 12 Mar'19

    Cyber attackers favouring stealthier attacks, says Darktrace

    Cyber attackers are moving away from ransomware to stealthier tactics, including banking Trojans and cryptojacking, an analysis of attack data reveals

  • March 12, 2019 12 Mar'19

    Many firms unaware of data exfiltration threat

    Many firms are unaware that they are being targeted by cyber espionage and that data is being exfiltrated from their networks by overseas adversaries, a security firm warns

  • March 12, 2019 12 Mar'19

    Podcast: The Computer Weekly Downtime Upload – Episode 7

    In this week’s episode of The Computer Weekly Downtime Upload podcast, the team talks cyber attacks against the NHS, the everywoman in Tech Forum, 5G connected cows, and covers off the latest round of revelations about Facebook’s data processing ...

  • March 12, 2019 12 Mar'19

    Despite failings, exec appetite for secure collaboration growing

    Top business decision makers are more reckless than ever with company data, but the appetite for secure collaboration tools is growing, survey reveals

  • March 11, 2019 11 Mar'19

    Citrix breach once again highlights password weaknesses

    A reported breach of Citrix, which has potentially exposed data at hundreds of thousands of customer organisations, has once again highlighted the need for an alternative to passwords and the importance of supply chain security

  • March 08, 2019 08 Mar'19

    Growing awareness of mobile security risk

    There is a growing awareness of mobile security risk among members of the information security community, but most admit accessing corporate data from personal devices or public Wi-Fi

  • March 08, 2019 08 Mar'19

    Equifax defends against scathing Senate report

    Equifax chief says firm did take cyber security seriously in a response to a scathing Senate report on the credit rating agency’s 2017 data breach, which experts say highlights failings around open source software

  • March 07, 2019 07 Mar'19

    Machine identities for sale on dark web, business warned

    Academics and security professionals are warning businesses that certificates used to establish trust and privacy on the internet are being weaponised and sold to cyber criminals bundled with other services

  • March 07, 2019 07 Mar'19

    Zuckerberg commits to Facebook becoming privacy-focused

    After a storm of controversy and criticism over the way Facebook fails to protect users’ privacy, the company’s chief says he plans to transform it into a privacy-focused platform

  • March 06, 2019 06 Mar'19

    Cyber espionage group behind SingHealth attack

    A cyber espionage group dubbed Whitefly has been identified as the perpetrators behind Singapore’s largest data breach to date

  • March 06, 2019 06 Mar'19

    5G one of several security challenges to CNI

    5G technology is among the key security challenges facing critical national infrastructure and all other business organisations, according to the Information Security Forum