IT Security Thing was honoured to be one of the judges for the IoT, Cloud & Cybersecurity Innovation Awards 2017 during the NetEvents Global 2017 Press & Analyst Summit in San Jose, we can now reveal the results
Avast owned CCleaner software delivered backdoor trojan as payload in supply chain breach targeting unknown number of large tech enterprises
Equifucked: Legal clauses, stock sales and 143 million breached accounts leave Equifax’s reputation in tatters
The credit monitoring giant Equifax has confirmed it has suffered a mahoosive data breach. Files that could potentially impact 143 million customers in the US.
Human vulnerabilities exist within every organisation, and social engineering exists to find and exploit them.
Sometimes a company’s staff can be a bigger security liability than malware or hackers, as was the case with the recent Swedish transport agency database situation.
Fuzzing is the automated injecting of malformed data in a hope of causing something to break. Netgear routers got fuzzed, and they broke very badly indeed.
According to a number of reports 2016 was a piss-poor year as far as stopping phishing was concerned
The Android world is so full of FUD (Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt) that even great research sometimes gets buried behind hyperbolic headlines.
Following the TalkTalk breach its profits are way down. This should come as no surprise to anyone who takes security seriously. We look at what went wrong.
TalkTalk has been breached; we know that much. What else we know about it is, in actual fact, very little indeed at this stage.
If ransomware is rubbish, as one vendor insisted recently, then why is it so successful? IT Security Thing found itself in Dublin recently, living the rock and roll lifestyle. Well, I stayed in a hotel owned by Bono and The Edge from U2 if that counts. It’s certainly a close call, as one of my afternoons […]
So 13 million MacKeeper users have had their data potentially exposed following a breach. Or at least that’s what you might think having scanned the online headlines.
IT Security Thing’s Davey Winder has been telling anyone who will listen that the FBI is being disingenuous when it comes to demanding a backdoor from Apple.
It appears to have gone unnoticed by many that the maximum sentence for someone found guilty of breaching the Computer Misuse Act in the UK has been increased recently from just 10 years to, wait for it, life in prison.
There’s an interesting article that has just been published in the MIT Technology Report that gels with our findings here at IT Security Thing; namely that when it comes Chinese cybercrime, China gets as good as it gives when it comes to cyber-attacks.
We get inside the tale of the iOS SideJacking app vulnerability that Apple knows about but hasn’t patched yet. Are you sitting comfortably? Then we’ll begin.
There are some handy hackers out there, no doubt; but hacking by hand is becoming an increasingly scarce commodity with the rise of automatic cybercrime.
What if you could just walk up to an ATM machine and rob the bank right there? What if you also used two factor authentication to stop other robbers doing the same? That’s what Proofpoint researchers have discovered is happening with GreenDispenser ATM malware.
If you want to get a real-world handle on how the cybersecurity threatscape is being shaped, and therefore understand both threat evolution patterns and the best methods to mitigate against the resulting attacks, quarterly research reports are your best bet.
In the Poseidon Adventure movie, passengers aboard a cruise ship struggle to survive after a tidal wave strikes. Those enterprises hit by the Poseidon APT Group must know how that feels.
The XCodeGhost iOS threat is back, and this time it’s serious; seriously stealthy. Oh, and it’s also no longer largely a Chinese problem. IT Security Thing investigates.