The latest In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) looks at Facebook backdoor; Verizon findings; Cisco vulnerabilities; 6th TalkTalk arrest; cyber-crime rampant
In a series of attacks, University of Michigan researchers hacked into Samsung SmartThing connected home systems and remotely unlocked doors.
A supposedly legitimate French software firm, Tuto4PC, has actually infected an estimated 12 million PC users with a generic Trojan disguised as downloadable utilities programmes, according to an analysis from Cisco's Talos research division.
Zscaler researchers spotted an Android infostealer disguised as a Google Chrome update that is capable of terminating antivirus applications and even ending calls.
Botnets are getting bigger and DDoS attacks more frequent according to Kaspersky
Michael Fimin considers the impact new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) laws will have on current vulnerability disclosure practices and recommends a number of best practices to help organisations measure up to the challenge.
How much of a risk is BYOD to network security? No more than company-issued hardware - provided businesses follow these four essential steps says Lee Painter.
Brian Chappell looks at why the backdoors of the Snooper's Charter are so repugnant to tech firms and how it can't be reconciled with the government's own directive to businesses to protect people's personal data.
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- European Parliament approves GDPR
- Have retailers secured themselves against the Insider threat before you head to the checkout?
- The BYOD explosion: How much of a threat do personal devices really pose to your network?
- Ensure that your employment contracts are fit for purpose for cyber-security
- Cyber-crime as a business rampant, new study
- UMICH researchers remotely pick locks of Samsung SmartThing connected home systems
- Meeting the new vulnerability disclosure challenge
- Roughly a quarter of UK cyber-attacks originate from ransomware
- 'Wizz' kids: Talos researchers pinpoint French firm as source of spyware-adware threat
- Marcher banking malware hitting Australia