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Ransomware and malware attacks decline, attackers adopting covert tactics

There has been a major decline in ransomware and malware attacks, with Ireland having some of the lowest rates globally, according to the latest report released by Microsoft. Click here

Mobile Software

WhatsApp Vulnerability Spies on Users

On Monday, May 13, 2019, the popular messaging app, WhatsApp, announced hackers had exploited a flaw in the app’s voice call feature, installing surveillance software on users’ smartphones (both iOS

Identity Theft

Before Blaming Hackers, Check Your Configurations

Improving configuration management in Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications can minimize the risk of data loss, phishing campaigns and prevent breaches. How can the IT team put up guardrails for users? Click

Industry Insights

Teacher resources: Cyber security

Students across the country in Years 7-10 will be introduced to cyber security fundamentals this year by completing a series of four challenges which aim to increase awareness and understanding

Software

A 13-year old hacker’s 3 top tips to beef up your cyber security

Reuben Paul looks like a regular 13-year old child, but don’t let that fool you. This hacking whiz kid delivered his first presentation at a hacker conference at the tender

Industry Insights

Auto industry says cybersecurity is a significant concern as cars become more automated

One hacker reportedly used GPS tracking apps to get into thousands of vehicles overseas.A traffic jam Monday in Brussels. Motherboard reported last week that a hacker cracked accounts that companies

Industry Insights

Cyber Attackers and IT Admins: Twins Separated at Birth

Conventional wisdom says IT administrators are diametrically different than cyber attackers. A stereotypical hacker is imagined as someone in a hoodie in a dark room using command line tools to

Hardware/Network

Security Flaws in P2P Leave IoT Devices Vulnerable

Malicious actors could exploit critical security vulnerabilities in a peer-to-peer (P2P) communications technology used across millions of internet of things (IoT) devices, according to research first reported by KrebsonSecurity.  Security researcher

Hardware/Network

Cyber Security Today: Warning about connected devices, cyber advice for manufacturers and find fake celebrities

A warning about insecure connected devices available for sale, some cyber advice for manufacturers and take this quiz to find fake celebrities. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Monday April

Software

Browser threats are as serious as phishing or ransomware

Businesses need to understand what makes these threats tick. Many organization have close to no visibility into their web-facing assets. They are also, generally speaking, clueless about how people use