Tenable Network Security Survey Shows IT Security Professionals in Europe Struggle to Measure Return on Security Spend

 A survey conducted during Infosecurity Europe 2016 by Tenable Network Security, Inc., a global leader transforming security technology for the business needs of tomorrow, has found that the majority of IT security professionals can only measure the return on less Continue reading Tenable Network Security Survey Shows IT Security Professionals in Europe Struggle to Measure Return on Security Spend

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LastPass zero-day vulnerability gives hackers access to your account

A dangerous, previously unknown security vulnerability has been discovered in LastPass which permits attackers to remotely compromise user accounts. LastPass is a password vault which pulls user passwords from a secure area and auto fills credentials for them.  http://www.zdnet.com/article/lastpass-zero-day-vulnerability-remotely-compromises-user-accounts/ Commenting on Continue reading LastPass zero-day vulnerability gives hackers access to your account

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“Trump Yourself” Facebook app – could your privacy could be at risk?

Paul Bischoff, security and privacy advocate for Comparitech.com is warning users about a new Facebook app from Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign that invites users to “Trump Yourself”, as it could have privacy implications for users. In a blog on the subject, available Continue reading “Trump Yourself” Facebook app – could your privacy could be at risk?

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PerimeterX Security Researchers Discover Widespread Affiliate Marketing Fraud Attack

PerimeterX researchers have discovered a widespread affiliate marketing fraud attack. A centrally controlled bot net is targeting thousands of web sites infecting millions of users. The attack uses malicious browser extensions to collect un-earned affiliate and referral fees against all Continue reading PerimeterX Security Researchers Discover Widespread Affiliate Marketing Fraud Attack

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KickAss Torrents kicked into touch by Law Enforcement. Alleged mastermind faces extradition to US from Poland.

Artem Vaulin, the alleged mastermind behind KickAss Torrents, was arrested in Poland earlier this week and it now appears that the site may have been shut down for good with US authorities seizing the KickAss domain. Commenting below on this news Continue reading KickAss Torrents kicked into touch by Law Enforcement. Alleged mastermind faces extradition to US from Poland.

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Flaws that could be exploited by hackers have been uncovered in the Common Gateway Interface (CGI) 

New flaws that could be exploited by hackers have been uncovered in the Common Gateway Interface (CGI) widely used by web sites. According to the site https://httpoxy.org/ the httpoxy set of vulnerabilities affect application code running in CGI, or CGI-like environments, Continue reading Flaws that could be exploited by hackers have been uncovered in the Common Gateway Interface (CGI) 

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