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Data manipulation heralds a new era of hacking

Data manipulation heralds a new era of hacking

Jason Hart discusses how data manipulation will be the biggest threat to businesses and public figures in the future.

ISSE 2016: the boundaries of critical infrastructure

ISSE 2016: the boundaries of critical infrastructure

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Jan Rochat, CTO of AET technologies, reminded an ISSE 2016 audience that the security boundaries of critical infrastructure are not quite as concrete at they seem

33.8% of financial services firms unaware of cyber-attacks they face

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In the last year, 66.2 percent of financial services institutions have faced at least one cyber-attack.

Yahoo! confirms 500 million users affected in data breach

Yahoo! confirms 500 million users affected in data breach

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Yahoo! has confirmed a major data breach of its systems, with the number of users affected standing at 500 million. It is currently suspected to be a state-sponsored attack, as it has similarities to other Russian attacks.

Eurekalert news service attacked

Eurekalert news service attacked

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Scientific news service EurekAlert suffered a breach which saw the login details of thousands of journalists stolen. The company has now reformed the technology behind its website and is promising a brand new login system.

GLA Tories: Mayoral Standards for London data security

GLA Tories: Mayoral Standards for London data security

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Conservatives within the Greater London Assembly have called for a higher standard of data security in the capital, with a Mayoral seal of approval for those that adhere to it.

The five tips for a safer Cloud

The five tips for a safer Cloud

Tony Anscombe discusses the biggest mistakes companies make when moving to the cloud and tips to reap the benefits

NHS England single patient database scrapped

NHS England single patient database scrapped

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Two critical reports showed a lack of public trust in NHS security and confidentiality handling patient records causing the government to scrap plans for a unified doctor and hosptial patient database.

A push for data-centric security: What organisations must consider

A push for data-centric security: What organisations must consider

Ron Arden takes a data-centric approach to security where the focus is on protecting the data within a system, and not just the system itself

Cloud & DevOps World 2016: Cloud-services cheaper and more reliable than on-prem

Cloud & DevOps World 2016: Cloud-services cheaper and more reliable than on-prem

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Nick Ioannou, head of IT for the Ratcliffe Groves Partnership, draws on his 26 years of experience in IT to claim using a combination of 26 different cloud based services means the company has IT power which could "compete with the big boys" in his industry.

40% of UK workers prefer to keep their data stored in the EU

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British workers prefer putting their trust in a European Union (EU) state to store their data (40 percent) rather than their own country (38 percent) or those from outside the EU (22 percent).

Microsoft acquisition of LinkedIn raises privacy questions

Microsoft acquisition of LinkedIn raises privacy questions

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While Microsoft's £18.6 bil ($26.2 billion) acquisition of data-rich LinkedIn will enhance business, the company has not yet said how it plans to protect the privacy of personal data of LinkedIn members.

SC Roundtable: Turning data into actionable intelligence

SC Roundtable: Turning data into actionable intelligence

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Discussing 'Turning data into actionable intelligence', SC Magazine's latest roundtable saw a gathering of cyber-security practitioners to discuss threat intelligence.

Two-year GDPR honeymoon period starts today

Two-year GDPR honeymoon period starts today

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The two year GDPR honeymoon period starts today - industry experts that spoke with SC are all urging business to, " take a hard look at how their data are shared and stored, focusing in particular on any cloud apps in use across the organisation."

Twitter blocks US spy agencies from getting key terror alerts

Twitter blocks US spy agencies from getting key terror alerts

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The social media giant has taken a stand when it comes to intelligence agencies using the service to collect data.

Hacked filipino voter records made public

Hacked filipino voter records made public

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Filipino voting records which were breached earlier this month have now been made public and searchable.

47% of EU businesses don't know where their data is located

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Almost half (47 percent) of IT leaders in EU-based businesses are unaware of the geographical location of critical and personal data.

Top Chinese browser lets users be tracked and attacked

Top Chinese browser lets users be tracked and attacked

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Tencent, a major chinese web browser with millions of users around the world, has been found leaking data with which users can be identified, tracked and attacked.

Is the NHS ripe for a ransomware attack?

Is the NHS ripe for a ransomware attack?

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A rash of ransomware attacks has hit Western hospitals in recent months, but could it happen to the NHS?

Three more US hospitals hit with ransomware

Three more US hospitals hit with ransomware

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Three more hospitals have been hit with ransomware, in what seems to be an endless rash of hospital attacks.

Poland's Digital Ministry to overhaul national cyber-security policy amid Russian fears

Poland's Digital Ministry to overhaul national cyber-security policy amid Russian fears

Poland moves to unify cyber-security response and bolster its defences in the wake of Russian hybrid warfare against neighbouring Ukraine.

Updated: EU Privacy Shield soon to be finalised

Updated: EU Privacy Shield soon to be finalised

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Privacy Shield's long awaited final draft will be done by the end of this month. SC talked to some of those in the industry who will fall under its dominion

What's all this then? America's largest police union hacked

What's all this then? America's largest police union hacked

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Security researcher, CthulhuSec has released a data dump of thousands of internal files from America's largest police union handed to him by an unknown hacker.

Mystery database leaks conservative's personal details

Mystery database leaks conservative's personal details

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Out of yet another leaky MongoDB database, star of the moment, Chris Vickery has discovered personal details which he thinks might lead back to a conservative religious organization in the US.

NHS all-mobile no-paper system has 'alarming' lack of cyber-security

NHS all-mobile no-paper system has 'alarming' lack of cyber-security

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A recent FOI request by cloud solutions company Accellion has revealed an 'alarming' lack of cyber-security in the NHS' use of mobile devices.

JD Wetherspoon attack took 15 mins says hacker 'Ropertus'

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Last Friday it was reported that British pub chain JD Wetherspoon suffered a data breach causing a leak of more than 650,000 customer details; now the hacker responsible explains how easy it was.

What the EU's Safe Harbour ruling means for European businesses

What the EU's Safe Harbour ruling means for European businesses

Mike Fey recalls the European Court of Justice invalidating the agreement between EU and US organisations on data transfer on 6 October.

ICYMI: Windows deprecating SHA-1; Apps leaking data; Safe Harbour II; Auto-rooting adware; Apple Pay

ICYMI: Windows deprecating SHA-1; Apps leaking data; Safe Harbour II; Auto-rooting adware; Apple Pay

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In Case You Missed It: the most popular articles from the past seven days. Windows accelerates SHA-1 deprecation, Too many apps leaking personal data, Safe Harbour 2 coming soon, Apps auto-rooting Android devices, and Bank warning to Apple Pay users.

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