Expert Insight: Half a Billion potentially at Risk due to WinRAR Vulnerability

Details have been released on new software vulnerability, discovered in a hugely popular compression program – WinRAR, that’s used typically used to reduce file sizes or bundle up a collection of files for faster and easier data transfers. Gavin Millard, Continue reading Expert Insight: Half a Billion potentially at Risk due to WinRAR Vulnerability

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Five Things You Need to Know About the Proposed EU General Data Protection Regulation

By Cindy Ng, technical analyst, Varonis European regulators are serious about data protection reform. They’re inches away from finalising the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which is a rewrite of the existing rules of the road for data protection and Continue reading Five Things You Need to Know About the Proposed EU General Data Protection Regulation

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Security flaws with life-threatening implications require alternative methods of disclosure – survey

If security researchers get no response from manufacturers when disclosing vulnerabilities with life-threatening implications, the majority of IT security professionals (64%) believe that the information should then be made public, according to new research conducted by AlienVault™. More than 650 IT Continue reading Security flaws with life-threatening implications require alternative methods of disclosure – survey

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Apple works to cleanse iOS App Store of malware, security expert takes a closer look at the findings

As Apple looks to finalise it’s clean-up of its iOS App Store to remove malware that has infected numerous iPhone and iPad programmes. The malware, dubbed XcodeGhost, was discovered by several cyber security companies which found it embedded in hundreds of legitimate Continue reading Apple works to cleanse iOS App Store of malware, security expert takes a closer look at the findings

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Healthcare industry responsible for more data breaches in the past 10 years than any other industry sector

It’s been reported that the healthcare industry has been the biggest offender in the last decade when it comes to data breaches. Missing devices and untrustworthy insiders made the healthcare industry responsible for more reported data breaches than any other Continue reading Healthcare industry responsible for more data breaches in the past 10 years than any other industry sector

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