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Attackers changing tactics & objectives

Experts say threats are not only breaches, ransomware and IP theft, but a threat to a way of life.

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Hackers Disrupt Etherparty’s FUEL Token ICO

Vancouver-based Etherparty on Sunday was forced to shut down its website after hackers…

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National Cyber Security Centre: One year on

I’m so proud to launch our annual review today, marking the first anniversary since the National Cyber Security Centre came into existence. I can’t quite believe it’s been a whole year. The review sets out what we’ve achieved, so I won’t go into the detail here (although please do have a glance at it – there’s even […]

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2013 Yahoo Breach Affected All 3 Billion Accounts

A massive breach of Yahoo’s systems in 2013 impacted every account in existence at the time.

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The Weakest Link In Banking Security – ATMs

We have recently seen the weak link theory play out with the very…

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Windows Defender Bypass Tricks OS into Running Malicious Code

Researchers have developed a method for bypassing Windows Defender that will allow any malware to execute on a Windows machine.

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Brightening the outlook for security in the cloud

We’ve recently worked with a variety of teams across the public sector to help them decide whether to move the functions of their older IT systems into the cloud, or to upgrade the software and servers they’re using. It’s a question being asked in organisations of all sorts of sizes – from Whitehall to individual […]

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Deloitte: ‘Very Few Clients’ Impacted by Cyber Attack

The Guardian citing sources at the company, claims attackers may have had access to Deloitte’s systems since October 2016.

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Deceptioneering: Exploring How Humans Are Wired for Deception

No matter how much security technology we purchase, we still face a fundamental…

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Amazon S3 Again: Verizon Internal Credentials

Organisations continue to leak data through Amazon S3 with their lax attitudes toward data ownership & responsibility.

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Secure development and deployment

Today we are pleased to share with you an alpha draft of our secure development and deployment guidance. You may be wondering, ‘who this is aimed at?’ And ‘why is it in alpha?’ This blog post will answer those questions. Increased automation We have noticed the steady growth of agile development using continuous integration and delivery. You probably have too. Well, […]

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Modernising Windows 10 Management

Deploying an array of devices has many benefits for end users – choice of device and platform are obvious wins. But, having to manage multiple infrastructures can seriously add to the workload of IT Admins. It may not be a panacea, but Windows 10 Mobile Device Management (MDM) can take some of the pain away. […]

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Air-Gapped Networks via CCTV Steal Data

Attackers can use surveillance cameras and infrared for bi-directional covert comms between the internal networks of organisations.

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Cyber Security meet Engineering, Engineering meet Cyber Security…

Reading this year’s ‘State Of The Nation’ report (PDF),  it struck me that civil engineering, like many kinds of engineering, is driven by the fundamental vision to make peoples’ lives better. New digital technologies help this by advancing functionality and enabling better ways of working. But they also introduce new vulnerabilities, and it’s important that we reduce the harm that might arise if these vulnerabilities are exploited. […]

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Artificial Intelligence Improves Password Guessing

Artificial intelligence is creeping into information security, one unexpected application has emerged. Passwords.