Hackers and cybercrime prevention

  • September 07, 2018 07 Sep'18

    North Korean programmer charged for WannaCry attacks

    The US has charged a member of a group of North Korean hackers linked to the WannaCry, Sony Pictures and other cyber attacks around the world

  • September 07, 2018 07 Sep'18

    Ransomware down, but not out, report reveals

    Cryptojacking has taken over from ransomware as the top money spinner for cyber criminals, but the threat is not over and spam is also seeing a resurgence as an attack method, a report reveals

  • September 07, 2018 07 Sep'18

    BA praised for swift GDPR-aligned action on data breach

    British Airways has been praised for its swift response to a customer data breach, which could be the first test case under the EU’s GDPR and new UK GDPR-aligned data protection laws

  • September 06, 2018 06 Sep'18

    Chrome 69 security improvements welcomed

    The cyber security community has welcomed the improvements in the latest version of the Chrome browser, especially when it comes to generating strong, unique passwords

  • August 30, 2018 30 Aug'18

    Machine identity management crisis looming

    Managing machine identities is looming as the next big security challenge, a study reveals, with few organisations capable of protecting them as they increasingly form the basis of online communications

  • August 30, 2018 30 Aug'18

    Fourth man jailed for iCloud celebrity hacking

    The final hacker charged with leaking nude images of female celebrities in 2014 has been jailed

  • August 29, 2018 29 Aug'18

    Improving security is top driver for ISO 27001

    Organisations are implementing the ISO 27001 standard in recognition of the fact that cyber attacks are increasingly inevitable and that it is best to be well-prepared to fend off attacks and mitigate their effect

  • August 29, 2018 29 Aug'18

    Security teams and C-suite exec views not aligned

    There are key differences and potential challenges when it comes to security teams and C-suite executives communicating and aligning about cyber threats, a study shows

  • August 28, 2018 28 Aug'18

    Cyber attackers switching to covert tactics

    Cyber criminals are moving away from mass, high-profile attacks to ones that are stealthy and more subtle – as well as attacks targeting systems typically used in critical infrastructure, researchers say