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UK business clueless about wi-fi vulnerabilities
Published in News
Thursday, 12 September 2019 12:01

UK business clueless about wi-fi vulnerabilities


Most have suffered a wi-fi breach

A survey of 1,075 UK workers in full or part-time employment, carried out by technology services provider Probrand.co.uk has revealed that the majority (72 percent) of companies who suffered a data breach in the last year found that the network infiltration came from an unsecured wireless device, such as a printer, scanner, mobile phone or laptop connected to their Wi-Fi network.

Another security bug found in Intel chips
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 11 September 2019 10:48

Another security bug found in Intel chips


Forces of darkness nicked my keystrokes

Insecurity experts have found a flaw in Intel's Data-Direct I/O [DDIO]which enables hackers to capture keystrokes.

ZAO goes viral despite security concerns
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 02 September 2019 11:32

ZAO goes viral despite security concerns

Become famous

A new Chinese app that lets users swap their faces with celebrities, sports stars or anyone else in a video clip has gone viral despite warnings from the security industry over privacy issues.

Apple's security worse than observers thought
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 02 September 2019 11:01

Apple's security worse than observers thought

This decade long attack should have been spotted

A basic attack, full of errors, was around for years Apple and the entire security industry are looking rather stupid this week after it turns out the hack on iPhones was much worse than people thought.

Apple patches unpatching security update
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 27 August 2019 10:30

Apple patches unpatching security update


Jailbreak time is over

Apple has released today an iOS security update to patch a bug the company's software geniuses un-patched allowing hackers to craft new jailbreaks for current iOS versions.

Employees have too much access to company data
Published in Cloud


There is such a thing as too much data

A study of over 700 US employees reveals that 48 percent of employees have access to more company data than they need to perform their jobs.

More security woes for chipmakers
Published in News
Monday, 12 August 2019 12:25

More security woes for chipmakers


Another attack on a CPU's speculative execution mechanism

Security researchers have found a new way to attack a CPU’s speculative execution mechanism to leak the contents of kernel memory.

5G is arriving half-baked on security
Published in Network
Monday, 05 August 2019 12:58

5G is arriving half-baked on security


They are the telecom equivalent of Steve Irwin to a Stingray

While high-speed 5G mobile data networks have already started rolling out in some cities, insecurity experts are concerned that the standard might not be up-to-snuff on security.

Brits are pants at IT Security
Published in News
Thursday, 18 July 2019 10:35

Brits are pants at IT Security


report says they are pretty dumb

UK businesses are risking becoming victim to data breaches by failing to take the most basic of cybersecurity precautions, new research has revealed.

Facebook’s security boss leaves
Published in News
Wednesday, 10 July 2019 13:10

Facebook’s security boss leaves


No proof of sexual misconduct and racist slurs

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's personal security chief won't be returning to his job after being accused of sexual misconduct and slurs that included racist remarks about Zuckerberg's wife, Priscilla Chan.