TalkTalk counts true cost of cyber insecurity
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.
Zero-days double as security threat report reveals 75 per cent of websites have unpatched vulnerabilities and that the UK is the most targeted nation.
Emails with zipped file attachments containing the Nemucod payload are spreading globally – this malicious downloader will install TeslaCrypt or, more likely, Locky ransomware on target machines.
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.
The Android MMS message vulnerability reported to Google back in April, and made public in July, is still not fixed even if you have already patched it.
While military intelligence is often used as a prime example of an oxymoron, there’s nothing moronic about security intelligence; without it your organisation would be much more vulnerable. So, what exactly is security intelligence then?
A suspected Chinese hacking group has targeted the Japanese Pension Service resulting in the theft of a million personal records; and the Blue Termite group appears to remain actively targeting other Japanese business and government sites.
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.