Dell reported that it has been shipping Inspiron 14 laptops since August that inadvertently contained the security certificate, eDellRoot, that essentially gives hackers complete access to the system.
Consumers are finally beecoming aware of the value of their data, and show preference to companies that protect it.
Starwood Worldwide, Mandarin Oriental, Hilton and Trump hotels all experience card processing system calamities.
iSIGHT says it has discovered the most advanced POS malware it has ever seen, with the ability to customise its attacks to individual victims.
Since other malware types have a presence that is immediately noticeable, ransomware is said to be the first problem child piece of malware.
The latest In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) looks at possible Ashley Madison extortion campaign, analysing the TalkTalk attack, contactless card theft, opinion on the Experian hack and Marks & Spencer not a hack.
The latest In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) looks at Yahoo scraping passwords; Japanese airports hack; French CyberSec policy; SC in contactless theft; Dridex back
This week's In Case You Missed It (ICYMI): Aviation risk warning; netgear patch delay; vulnerability disclosure -legal threats; android SMS malware variants; SSL weakness exploited for phishing.
Ed Macnair addresses the need to strengthen cyber-security in businesses and schools to take a step in the right direction in the fight against terrorism.
Darren White looks at how organisations can prioritise email security to protect their customers online.
In the run up to the year-end, SC will run publish projections from different commentators on what's in store for the cyber-security industry in 2016. First up Adam Boone ranges over IoT to mitigation in breached systems.