The GDPR is designed to encourage companies to store data better and more securel; they could face huge fines if they don't.
Malware seeks to avoid detection, bypasses the User Account Control, researchers say.
The UK National Crime Agency (NCA) has said that a cyber-criminal has taken control of computer webcams to spy on people having sex.
Mikko Hyppenon's presentation at IP Expo Europe, entitled Securing Our Future, described corporates as a new threat actor, and declared 'smart' anything another word for 'exploitable'.
In the "2015 Cost of Cyber Crime Study: UK", the Ponemon Institute conducted 326 interviews with personnel from 39 UK companies to assess the incidence and cost of cyber-crime for businesses.
Four teens and an adult were arrested in connection with two major DDoS attacks against Netherlands' internet provider Ziggo in August.
A bypass in the multimedia and software platform Flash, which Adobe said it patched in its last security update, has reappeared.
The future of cyber-security in the Internet of Things lies in the creation of an Internet of Identities, according to Rik Ferguson.
The new cyber-threat landscape includes the geopolitical dimension which organisations ignore at their peril, said Werner Thalmeier.
The threat intelligence market will change as companies begin to consume it in different ways, said Russell Kempley at IPExpo.
Cisco has struck a blow to a hacker group that interrupted a significant international revenue stream that was produced by the Angler exploit kit.
Excessive spying has made legitimate access by the authorities to private data harder to achieve, but stong encryption is out of the bottle and won't go back says Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales.
The modem flaw could have enabled hackers to take over PCs and launch DoS attacks
Warren Buffet is not exactly launching the Geico gecko into the cyber-insurance space, but his Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance division today unveiled two new polices targeted at this area.
Cisco has embraced an "enhanced and simplified" view of vulnerabilities in its products.
Two-thirds of UK workers feel more defenceless against data hacks than they did a year ago.
Questions have been raised over the security of the Microsoft Outlook Web Access (OWA) server, which "uniquely" connects protected internal systems to the internet.
Edward Snowden's appearance on last night's Panorama, and his phone hack allegations fail to shock security experts.
In a decision with widespread implications for the international transfer and processing of data - and the companies that provide these services - the European Court of Justice has ruled the EU-US Safe Harbour pact invalid. Experts are warning of massive disruption to international business.
Australian businesses are turning away from bitcoin since Australian banks made the move last month to close 13 of the country's 17 bitcoin exchanges' accounts.
According to Symantec, a virus known as Wifatch has been used to treat more than 10,000 home routers against cyber-attacks.
Worldpay, a payment processing technology company, said it's researching using facial recognition in stores around the UK as a card fraud preventative measure.
Researchers in the US have established ways to hack the cars of Virginia State police.
Last year, Scottrade, a US broker, was subjected to a breach that saw a potential 4.6 million customers' records stolen. They only found out in August.
Iphone malware around for ten months and over 100 apps compromised
Increasing levels of digitisation, but our nuclear infrastructure is still 'insecure by design'
Any users running Jetpack 3.7 or lower are at risk of having their WordPress website being completely taken over.
Surveys report on the current state of DDoS attacks.
A team of experts at 7 Elements has discovered a recent VMware vCentre vulnerability that could result in unauthorised remote access.
T-Mobile CEO John Legere pulled no punches expressing his disgust over a hack yesterday at its credit vendor Experian that compromised the personal information of about 15 million T-Mobile customers - and rightly so according to industry insiders who believe T-Mobile's image now may be badly tarnished through no fault of its own.
In this week's In Case You Missed It (ICYMI): Porn site hit by malvertising, Saudi Arabia tried to buy Hacking Team, botnet-powered massive attack, Cyphinx cyber-security game goes live and half a billion WinRAR users left open to assault.
Thai government websites went offline on Wednesday - either in a politically motivated DDoS attack or due to poorly designed websites falling over in response to an astonishing increase in visitors.
Named after mythological figures, these two trojans are set to target some major financial institutions in the UK
Listening carefully to the neighbours on co-located servers could serve up an entire 2048-bit RSA key.
As American authorities investigate the latest in a long line of school shootings, attention turns to the anonymous chat site 4chan and its creator who defends the absolute right to privacy.
Pan-European operations can now be subject to the data protection laws of each country (not just the one they are established in) following a ECJ ruling yesterday.
Automotive industry running to catch up with cyber-security issues ahead of releasing first autonomous cars onto nation's highways.
The North Yorkshire Police has launched a campaign to run throughout October as online incidents are on the rise in the county.
More than a billion Android mobiles are affected by a set of two critical Stagefright vulnerabilities that can be exploited to take complete control of a device.
FireEye's EMEA president, Richard Turner discusses its new Advanced Threat Report
Ireland's Central Bank's deputy governor, Cyril Roux, has warned that it may only be a matter of time before a cyber-attack builds a problem that descends across the broader financial industry.
We ask industry experts, when life and limb are at risk, is responsible disclosure of vulnerabilities enough? Or should there be mandated disclosure?
According to Spiceworks' "2016 State of IT" report, IT budgets are predicted to increase by only one percent in 2016.
The banking trojan Shifu is targeting 18 banks and wealth management firms in the UK.
Google's advertising service vulnerable to cyber-crooks
Recent updates on the people and organisations that make up the information security industry
Hackers who previously exploited vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash have now used advertising on Yahoo's largest websites to distribute malware to billions, according to researchers at Malwarebytes.
The Dyreza Trojan has re-emerged and is now targeting the IT supply chain
Just unzipping files could infect systems because of a remote code vulnerability in WinRAR
Certificate and key errors are costing businesses dearly and undermining the global economy, according to a Ponemon/Venafi report.
Cambridge Festival of Ideas to discuss Artificial Intelligence, Privacy in a digital age and human interaction with machines
Cyber-attacks that exploit privileged and administrative accounts represent the greatest security risks for enterprises, says CyberArk in its latest report.
Analysis of big data in real time provides a granularity of insight into normal network behaviour, allowing earlier identification of abnormal behaviour.
Survey says losses for victims of cyber-crime in Warwickshire could amount to £2.5 million per year.
Women didn't increase their numbers in security over the past two years, according to a report released by (ISC)², which found that women in the security workforce held steady at 10 percent.
Cyber security essentials has launched a 3D online game to help train and test the cyber-security specialists of the future and plug the UK's "skills gap"
Russian government investigates series of attacks while considering measures to secure itself from future cyber incidents.
Failure to build appropriate security into medical devices, combined with a lax user attitude, is exposing patients to cyber-risk.
The cyber-security announcement made by presidents Obama and Xi on 25 September is being met with a healthy dose of scepticism, with industry insiders indicating the agreement will lead to little, if any, real change.
Google is teaming up with industry researchers to study attacking cyber-crime by hitting the bad guys where it hurts most, in the wallet, instead of simply building taller internet security walls around sensitive data.
US officials believe that Sally Ann Jones, former British punk rocker, is looking to run the Islamic State's hacker unit.
A Middle Eastern cyber-group seeking higher levels of access to specific networks has turned its focus to IT security personnel.
After mass public rebuke, a proposed law that requires users to hand over their encryption data is being rewritten
Cyber-violence against women is an increasing problem, and increasingly under-regarded, according a new report by the UN's Commission for Digital Development.
WikiLeaks emails show Saudi Arabian government tried to buy surveillance company Hacking Team; now under attack from Anonymous due to death sentence on alleged teen activist.
Sex sites lead to users' systems picking up a nasty little bug.
Proofpoint researchers have discovered a variant of GreenDispenser malware menacing ATM cash machines in Mexico.
Previously 'only-theoretical' attack made real; impact consumes server resources to make websites implode
A former City of London police commander warns that cyber-crime is more of a threat to the country than the illegal drug trade.
Following the "largest compromise of the App Store ever," Apple attempted to do damage control while researchers picked through the findings for independent research.
After the revelation that 200 Cisco routers have been compromised with the SYNful Knock implant, Cisco has released a free scanner for customers.
New research casts doubt on data security and privacy of apps
ICYMI: hospital in email breach; crashing Chrome; Symantec purges; ICO more free; Apple apps snapped
In this week's In Case You Missed It (ICYMI): NHS hospital email breached; crash Google Chrome in 16 chars; Symantec dismisses staff over certs; ICO moved from MOJ to Culture; Apple apps infected with malware.
Google Bouncer beaten, Apple walled-garden breached, Candy Crush compromised
A cyber-warfare peace deal between the US and China, however vaguely worded, is still expected to be agreed between President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping during the latter's visit to the US.
The 2000 Safe Harbour agreement between the European Union and the United States looks likely to be tossed in the shredder by the European Court of Justice.
Neutrino and Angler exploit kits were pushed onto victims through third-party advertisements placed on Forbes.com.
Operation Arid Viper - aka Desert Falcons - has returned with new malware after not being sighted in the wild for several months.
With Pope Francis scheduled to visit New York City today, authorities are taking every precaution to increase security, cyber-space included.
Imgur, the photo-sharing website, has been exploited in a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack.
A China-based mobile app promotion company reportedly created an adware attack that takes total control over victims' Android devices, FireEye found.
A Russian firm tasked to gain information on Tor users is paying more than the value of the contract to back out of the agreement.
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- Updated: Safe Harbour ruled invalid by European Court of Justice
- Zero day vulnerability found in VMware product
- Backdoor in MS Outlook webmail raises security doubts
- Snowden smartphone allegations - security world unimpressed
- IP Expo Europe: The Internet of Identities can help manage myriad IoT devices