Hackers destroy all data from popular US email provider VFEmail – Comment

Hackers have breached the severs of email provider VFEmail.net and wiped the data from all its US servers, destroying all US customers’ data in the process. The attack took place yesterday, February 11, and was detected after the company’s site and webmail client went down Continue reading Hackers destroy all data from popular US email provider VFEmail – Comment

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Wi-SUN Alliance Drives Delivery of Open, Secure and Interoperable Solutions, with Availability of First Wi-SUN Field Area Network Certified Products

The Wi-SUN Alliance, a global ecosystem of member companies seeking to accelerate the implementation of open standards-based Field Area Networks (FAN) and the Internet of Things (IoT), announced that the first wave of members have successfully completed interoperability testing to become Continue reading Wi-SUN Alliance Drives Delivery of Open, Secure and Interoperable Solutions, with Availability of First Wi-SUN Field Area Network Certified Products

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Sophos releases ‘Matrix Deconstructed: the trend for targeted ransomware continues’

Sophos, a global leader in network and endpoint security, released a new report about a ransomware family called Matrix. The malware has been operating since 2016 and Sophos has tracked 96 samples in the wild. Like previous targeted ransomware, including BitPaymer, Continue reading Sophos releases ‘Matrix Deconstructed: the trend for targeted ransomware continues’

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Lapse in security exposes millions of bank loan and mortgage documents online- Comment

It has been revealed that a security lapse has led to another dramatic Elasticsearch database breach which has left more than 24 million financial and banking documents exposed online, with much of the information linked to some of biggest banks in the U.S. Commenting on the Continue reading Lapse in security exposes millions of bank loan and mortgage documents online- Comment

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Home Office and Justice Ministers to face questions on the UK’s fragile forensic science market and its effect on the Criminal Justice System

On Tuesday 29th January the House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee will question representatives from the Home Office, including Rt Hon Nick Hurd MP, and Lucy Frazer QC MP from the Ministry of Justice on the UK’s use of Continue reading Home Office and Justice Ministers to face questions on the UK’s fragile forensic science market and its effect on the Criminal Justice System

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Google’s GDPR fine only the tip of the regulatory iceberg in 2019

In light of the recent breaking story about Google, where they were fined by the French regulator £44 million, below is comment from cybersecurity firm Veracode’s director of solutions architecture (EMEA), Paul Farrington. Google one of the biggest handlers and processors of data in the Continue reading Google’s GDPR fine only the tip of the regulatory iceberg in 2019

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