This week's ICYMI column looks at a tea shop data breach, analysis on the Venom flaw and concerns over 'burnt-out' security professionals.
Researchers at Context Information Security have discovered that smartphones, tablets, iBeacons, fitness trackers and other wearable devices using embedded Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) could potentially be tracked from 100m away.
Smartphone users could be offered a new way to protect their devices. Fujitsu is set to introduce iris-scanning technology for phones as an alternative security measure.
A famous cartoon once said, "On the internet, no one knows you're a dog". But millions of users of online dating site Adult Friend Finder may discover that far more is known about them than they would care to admit.
Dieter Lott discusses the security and networking solutions market and how organisations should be adopting a new proactive approach to security breaches given that IT infrastructure is in a constant state of change.
Teach children to code and, yes, even to hack so they learn about the power and potential perils of the internet, says Nick Banks.
Patrick Peterson examines why organisations need to focus on both external and internal assets to address the phishing threat.
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SC Magazine UK Articles
- Scone: Bettys Tea Shop loses 122,000 customer records in data breach
- Update: GCHQ and police hackers protected by revised Computer Misuse Act
- UK web admin tool infected to access 'gold mine' of data
- 'Burnt-out' security pros hide breaches, demand bigger budgets
- Adult Friend Finder breach exposes millions of users