Insider Threat: 74% of security incidents come from the extended enterprise, not hacking groups

New research by data security company, Clearswift, has shown that year on year cyber security incidents, particularly insider threats; continue to rise, but that companies are able to spot suspicious activity significantly quicker than two years previous. The research, which surveyed Continue reading Insider Threat: 74% of security incidents come from the extended enterprise, not hacking groups

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NCC Group and Cyber Security Challenge UK hosts IoT cyber attack simulation

Amateur ethical hackers take over CCTV cameras and internet connected toys in cyber contest On Friday evening, NCC Group and Cyber Security Challenge UK ran a competition which saw 25 extraordinary codebreaking amateurs from across the UK battle each other to ethically hack common Continue reading NCC Group and Cyber Security Challenge UK hosts IoT cyber attack simulation

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Equifax cyber attack – the multi million-dollar consequence of ignoring the basics

Credit checking company Equifax admitted it was the victim of a large scale cyber attack, where personal details of 143 million customers, including British citizens, were compromised. Aside from the data loss, Equifax will have to address the cost of Continue reading Equifax cyber attack – the multi million-dollar consequence of ignoring the basics

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IMCA and OCIMF London Shipping Week Cyber Security Seminar

Just how easy is it to hack into a ship control system? Delegates at the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) and Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) Cyber Security Seminar ‘Ship control systems: ‘Designed in’ cyber security protection should be Continue reading IMCA and OCIMF London Shipping Week Cyber Security Seminar

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Raiffeisen Bank malware is phishing for your login credentials

Researchers have stumbled upon a new phishing campaign targeting Raiffeisen Bank customers. The attack is based on the infamous Android banking Trojan, MazarBot, which has previously been distributed via SMS, email spam and numerous fake pages. The campaign seeks to trick people into Continue reading Raiffeisen Bank malware is phishing for your login credentials

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Challenges faced by Cyber Forensic Investigator – Concepts and Techniques

By FADI ABU ZUHRI INTRODUCTION This paper looks at the techniques and tools used by Cyber Forensic Investigators in various scenarios that prove to be quite challenging. Cyber Forensic Investigators are tasked with presenting digital evidence to the courts. The Continue reading Challenges faced by Cyber Forensic Investigator – Concepts and Techniques

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