Mark Mayne

DevOps causes majority of IT companies to live on the edge of cyber-risk

DevOps causes majority of IT companies to live on the edge of cyber-risk

Research into DevOps reveals siloed thinking, lack of expertise and correct tools contributing to nearly half of firms not having completed developing their DevOps strategies, leaving companies vulnerable.

Where's the CISOs? - missing from more than a third of Fortune 500

Where's the CISOs? - missing from more than a third of Fortune 500

Shocking new report finds that not only are many major enterprises missing a CISO, but also security strategy roles and data protection mission statements are also absent.

xHunt campaign detailed, new hacking tools discovered

xHunt campaign detailed, new hacking tools discovered

A new and highly sophisticated campaign targeting transportation and shipping organisations based in Kuwait has been exposed.

Mac users increasingly at risk from phishing attacks

Mac users increasingly at risk from phishing attacks

Phishing gangs are increasingly targeting Apple users, with a significant spike in attacks in 2019 over last year

Potential 'Mirai-style botnet'  could be created via Telestar Digital Radio vulnerabilities

Potential 'Mirai-style botnet' could be created via Telestar Digital Radio vulnerabilities

Two security holes in popular IoT products, relating to telnet, open ports and weak hardcoded passwords reminiscent of the methods used by the Mirai botnet, reveal just how vulnerable IoT devices remain

CISOs forced to use worst-case scenarios to gain board attention

CISOs forced to use worst-case scenarios to gain board attention

Companies are suffering from security data overload, and a lack of agreed meaningful metrics with CISOs being forced to use worst-case scenarios to gain board attention according to a new report.

WordPress plugins attacked by malicious redirect campaign

WordPress plugins attacked by malicious redirect campaign

An active campaign is targeting several WordPress plugins in order to redirect users to potentially harmful destinations

Ransomware modifications double year-on-year in Q2 2019

Ransomware modifications double year-on-year in Q2 2019

Ransomware threats continue to evolve at an accelerated rate, according to security researchers

Cloud Atlas APT group goes polymorphic to dodge detection

Cloud Atlas APT group goes polymorphic to dodge detection

Veteran threat actor group Cloud Atlas boosts favoured tactics, tools and procedures by introducing polymorphic components that hinder detection

Sextortion botnet targets more than 200 million compromised accounts

Sextortion botnet targets more than 200 million compromised accounts

Researchers have revealed a dedicated "sextortion" scam botnet targeting more than 200 million compromised accounts