DDoS attacks using IOT botnets take down parts of the internet delivering Twitter, Spotify, Netflix, GitHub, Amazon and Reddit among others.
The PlayStation Network (PSN) is reportedly down worldwide on the same day as the launch of Battlefield 1, one of the network's biggest games.
Outage at DNS provider Dyn leads to multi-site blackout
ICYMI: This week: The buck stops with Obama; 6000 e-commerce stores hacked; largest ever pan-European cybersec exercise; preparation for the GDPR and mounting security spends
Security researchers from Google have published the results of a year-long investigation into the practice of pay-per-install software bundling - and they aren't impressed.
The latest In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) looks at UAE's VPN ban; Hidden malvertising; Bank voice recognition; US drops SMS -2F; Bitcoins stolen.
François Amigorena argues that multi-factor authentication impedes end users and slows them down in their jobs, and goes into detail about how context-aware security works in the background to secure users
Jeremy King discusses what businesses can do today to prioritise data security
YOUR business website has at least one severe vulnerability - giving hackers open access - what can you do?
Statistically your company website already has at least one severe flaw - and there could be many more, says Ian Muscat. Why are website vulnerabilities so frequent and on the rise? What should organisations be focusing on and how can they protect themselves in the future?