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Report: Mirai 'is just the tip of the iceberg'

Report: Mirai 'is just the tip of the iceberg'

A new report from the Institute of Critical Infrastructure Technology has placed Mirai as one of the most insidiously profound threats of recent memory, offering a "quantum leap" to even unsophisticated attackers

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News 400% increase in POS malware variants across US Thanksgiving weekend

400% increase in POS malware variants across US Thanksgiving weekend

Proofpoint researchers have written a blogpost detailing a 400 percent increase in Point-of-Sale malware variants across Thanksgiving weekend in the US.

News Only 25% of businesses can effectively detect and respond to data breaches

Only 25% of businesses can effectively detect and respond to data breaches

Tripwire announces results of a survey that shows businesses might not be as well prepared as they think they are for a data breach.

News TalkTalk customers urged to get routers swapped over hacker fears

TalkTalk customers urged to get routers swapped over hacker fears

ISPs urged to issue customers with new, more secure routers after security patch fails to fix flaw that would enable hackers to steal device credentials.

News Stegano malvertising campaign invades major news websites, warns report

Stegano malvertising campaign invades major news websites, warns report

A recently discovered exploit kit called Stegano is infecting select machines via malicious banner ads that, by conservative estimates, have been delivered to over a million users in just the last two months.

Feature Articles

Cyber-insurance: What will you be able to claim for and is it worth it?

Cyber-insurance: What will you be able to claim for and is it worth it?

The sharp rise in cyber-crime has caused big business to look seriously at how the insurance industry can help mitigate business risks associated with a data breach. But lack of actuarial data, and the inability to put a price on a risk with so many moving parts leads SC's Roi Perez to ask, is cyber-insurance worth it?

IBM: Carmina Lees interview

IBM: Carmina Lees interview

IBM is starting to make waves in the cyber-security space, leveraging the fact that it has to secure its own vast global business. Carmina Lees, vice president, security business unit, UK & Ireland at IBM, is effectively a mini-CEO running her own P&L operation within IBM where she is an 18-year industry veteran, but when it comes to cyber-security, Lees is a relative newcomer.

The information security implications of M&A deals

The information security implications of M&A deals

Sooraj Shah finds out which areas of information security companies should be focusing on first to ensure their business is secure post-M&A

Opinions

Is BYOD your company's norm? Beware the ghosts of data past this Christmas

Is BYOD your company's norm? Beware the ghosts of data past this Christmas

In the run up to Christmas, many employees will have their eyes on a new mobile device or tablet. Richard Stiennon asks, "is your organisation taking the right precautions to avoid a visit from the ghosts of data past?"

Levelling the playing field against targeted attacks

Levelling the playing field against targeted attacks

Wieland Alge discusses how businesses must adapt their security methods in response to the growing number of targeted, multi-vector attacks taking place.

The fines they are a changin'...

The fines they are a changin'...

Nic Scott discusses how UK businesses can re-evaluate and enhance the security measures they currently have in place in order to avoid potentially crippling fines when EU GDPR comes into force.

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