National Crime Agency has arrested 682 people for downloading child abuse images

In light of the news that the National Crime Agency has arrested 682 people for downloading child abuse images, Christian Berg, CEO of NetClean provided @DFMag the following comments;   “Tracking down child sexual abuse is like a cat and Continue reading National Crime Agency has arrested 682 people for downloading child abuse images

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Nemesis: Worse than originally thought & hard to detect while stealing credit card data

Researchers have found that hackers are using a bootkit malware called Nemesis, to steal payment card data. Even though it was discovered in September, further investigation by FireEye shows that Nemesis has the ability to load ahead of the operating Continue reading Nemesis: Worse than originally thought & hard to detect while stealing credit card data

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Radware anticipates ISIS cyber retaliation to OpParis

By: Carl Herberger, Radware vice president of security solutions Radware’s Emergency Response Team (ERT) has been investigating OpParis, an Anonymous-credited revenge campaign against ISIS for the Paris attacks on November 13, 2015. Anonymous is a well-known hacktivist group that uses Continue reading Radware anticipates ISIS cyber retaliation to OpParis

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AppRiver Predicts Top Five SMB Threats of 2016 and offer advice on how to stay safe

AppRiver’s manager of security research, Troy Gill, has analysed threat trends over the last 12 months and offers his perspective of what lies ahead… Evolving malware: More sophisticated malware will continue to defeat detection by hiding in common services and Continue reading AppRiver Predicts Top Five SMB Threats of 2016 and offer advice on how to stay safe

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UK Receives ‘C’ Grade for Overall Cybersecurity Readiness in New Research

Tenable Network Security®, Inc., disclosed that the UK received a ‘C’ overall grade for its 2016 Global Cybersecurity Assurance Report Card. Information security practitioners from the UK were asked about confidence in their respective organizations’ abilities to assess risk, invest Continue reading UK Receives ‘C’ Grade for Overall Cybersecurity Readiness in New Research

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Expert Insight: Warnings over Node.js flaw that could lead to DoS attacks

In response to the recent news that a bug exists in Node.js, all versions of v0.12.x through to v5.x inclusive, whereby an external attacker can cause a denial of service (more information here: http://www.scmagazineuk.com/warnings-over-nodejs-flaw-that-could-lead-to-dos-attacks/article/457205/), Dave Larson, chief operating officer at Corero Continue reading Expert Insight: Warnings over Node.js flaw that could lead to DoS attacks

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A third of UK finance organisations risk customer data and insider trading by failing to provide and secure unique employee logins

Customers’ personal and financial data is being put at risk as many industry personnel are not assigned unique login and password details, new research has revealed. The ‘Financial services: access security compliance’ report by IS Decisions, security software provider, showed Continue reading A third of UK finance organisations risk customer data and insider trading by failing to provide and secure unique employee logins

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