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Hardware/Network

What is an advanced persistent threat (APT)? And 5 signs you’ve been hit with one

Do you have valuable data on your network? Noticing odd network behavior? You could be the victim of an APT attack. An advanced persistent threat (APT) is a cyberattack executed

Hardware/Network

Hacker behind Collection #1 credential database identified

The threat actor was believed to be working on this breach for over two to three years. Known by the pseudonym ‘C0rpz’, it was hinted that there was more than

Identity Theft

Airbus Suffers Data Breach, Some Employees’ Data Exposed

European airplane maker Airbus admitted yesterday a data breach of its “Commercial Aircraft business” information systems that allowed intruders to gain access to some of its employees’ personal information. Though

Industry Insights

Poacher Enabled Cyber Resilience

I don’t for one moment feel that any professional would argue that we are not facing a time of Digital instability in our interwoven words of Business, Social Media, or

Software

Unpatched Vulnerabilities Exposes Businesses To Hackers

Are organizations keeping software up to date and maintaining security patches on a scheduled basis? The answer may shock you. According to Veracode’s latest research, most businesses will not patch critical security

Software

Hackers Threaten to Release 9/11 Data ‘Trove’

A notorious hacking group is claiming to have put up for sale stolen legal and other documents relating to the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The individual(s) known as ‘The Dark Overlord’

Identity Theft

Marriott data breach: 500 million times concerned

On November 30, 2018, Marriott International announced an enormous data breach concerning 500 million clients, the second biggest ever. With new data breaches being announced almost daily, you have to ask yourself, how

Industry Insights

Guest Editor: Breaking the Barriers of Security

When I first started my degree, I knew next to nothing about cybersecurity. I knew I wanted to be an ethical hacker, but I probably couldn’t get far without even

Industry Insights

Digital skills are critical for tackling the rising tide of cybercrime

The rising tide of cybercrime shows no sign of slowing. Whether it’s hacking, identity fraud or malware attacks, online criminals have proven themselves to be both relentless and ruthless. Targets

Identity Theft

A New Year’s Resolution: Security is Broken…Let’s Fix It

As we near the end of 2018, another wave of massive cyber-attacks has exposed personally identifiable information belonging to hundreds of millions of people and will cost the impacted businesses