French broadcaster TV5Monde is still without Internet and other key IT functions three months after a nation-state hacker took control of its TV channels and hijacked social media accounts. Meanwhile, the data breach costs are mounting up.
A zero-day flaw in Apple's online AppStore and iTunes store reportedly allows attackers to hijack users' purchasing sessions, buy and download any app or movie they want, then charge it to the original user.
Successfully exploiting the vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to spy on users, or even completely take over the device.
Solicitors are getting hit by a growing tide of cyber-enabled fraud, resulting in the loss of money and confidential information.
Botnet takedowns make good headlines and earn kudos for law enforcement and companies like Microsoft but are they worth the time and effort, asks Dan Holden.
Shuabang companies in China sell installs and user ratings to app developers to help boost their profile, which is leading to new forms of malware, says Chema Alonso.
IT security policies must evolve to embrace sensible policies for bring-your-own-device (BYOD), says Chris Mayers.
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