Employees are still the weak link in the security system, with poor habits that potentially put organisations at risk of critical data and intellectual property loss, and severe legal and reputational repercussions, new research from Microsoft has found. Read full story.
Police in the UK are keenly aware of the need for additional training and tools to combat the growth of cyber-crime, but they also see a role for technology in fighting traditional forms of crime. Read full story.
Online photography network 500px has forced a password reset for all users after revealing this week that it suffered a data breach last summer. The site claimed that the incident, which it believes occurred on around July 5 2018, was not discovered until last week, when its engineering team “became aware of a potential security […]
MitM attacks are one of the oldest forms of cyber attack. Computer scientists have been looking at ways to prevent threat actors tampering or eavesdropping on communications since the early 1980s. Read full story.
Cyber criminals have placed 617 million hacked accounts for sale on the dark web, stemming from 16 separate data breaches. The databases are listed on the dark web marketplace Dream Market, alongside drugs, weapons and other illicit items. Read full story.
International aerospace juggernaut Airbus that it suffered a security breach which affected its commercial aircraft business. The breach “resulted in unauthorised access of data”, according to Airbus, which included some personal information that was mostly [contained to] professional contact and IT identification details of some Airbus employees in Europe. Read full story.