Anonymous bank takedown a wakeup call for behavioural biometrics

By Lisa Baergen, director at NuData Security Notorious hacker network Anonymous recently launched a month-long campaign targeting the global banking industry. According to an article in Fortune, members of the secretive group of activists and hackers went after the Bank of Greece Continue reading Anonymous bank takedown a wakeup call for behavioural biometrics

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Researchers encounter denial-of-service botnet made up of more than 25,000 Internet-connected closed circuit TV devices

Following the news that researchers have encountered a denial-of-service botnet that’s made up of more than 25,000 Internet-connected closed circuit TV devices,  Stephanie Weagle, Senior Director at Corero provided @DFMag with the following comment;  “The Internet of Things comes with Continue reading Researchers encounter denial-of-service botnet made up of more than 25,000 Internet-connected closed circuit TV devices

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Cyber & Information Security Experts share their thoughts on what Brexit means for the industry

Following the news this morning that Britain has decided to leave the European Union, @DFMag obtained the following comments from industry experts; Richard Patterson, director of Comparitech.com is greatly concerned about the risks to online privacy this exposes: “With the announcement Continue reading Cyber & Information Security Experts share their thoughts on what Brexit means for the industry

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UK Will Be More Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks By Leaving the EU, says some members of IT Security Industry

Over a third of those who work in the IT security industry (38 percent) fear that leaving the EU will make the UK more vulnerable to cyber attacks because they will no longer benefit from intelligence sharing with other EU Continue reading UK Will Be More Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks By Leaving the EU, says some members of IT Security Industry

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Hackers steal VerticalScope data totalling around 45 million accounts.

Hackers have stolen information relating to around 45 million accounts from VerticalScope, a Canadian media company that runs numerous support forums on various topics. @DFMag has the following comments from three cybersecurity experts, who’ve worked in the field for years. Lee Continue reading Hackers steal VerticalScope data totalling around 45 million accounts.

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Cellebrite Optimises Forensic Triage Via Rapid and Controlled Extraction

Cellebrite, a leader in digital forensic extraction, decoding and analysis solutions, introduced an enhanced version of its UFED InField solution recently at Mobile Forensics World. The new platform agnostic software solution delivers simplified, secure forensics data access and control while Continue reading Cellebrite Optimises Forensic Triage Via Rapid and Controlled Extraction

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Hackers steal information relating to around 45 million accounts

Hackers appear to have stolen information relating to around 45 million accounts from VerticalScope, a Canadian media company that runs numerous support forums on various topics, @DFMag has obtained the following comments from three cybersecurity experts, who’ve worked in the field Continue reading Hackers steal information relating to around 45 million accounts

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