Mark Mayne

UK businesses report leap in cyber attacks

UK businesses report leap in cyber attacks

Report shows a significant increase in business cyber-attacks, but cyber security readiness is down year-on-year

Scranos malware expands from China, goes global

Scranos malware expands from China, goes global

A new malware campaign previously only found in China has widened operations to target enterprises and users across the globe.

Destructive attacks and island hopping combine to spell catastrophe for enterprise

Destructive attacks and island hopping combine to spell catastrophe for enterprise

Continuing high levels of data destruction and supply-chain compromise raise red flags for the future, according to a new report from Carbon Black.

Apple patches more than 50 vulnerabilities

Apple patches more than 50 vulnerabilities

Tech giant Apple has issued a raft of bug fixes and patches to many of the company's core products, alongside a celebrity-studded unveiling of new products.

New Mirai variant targets enterprises with 11 new exploits

New Mirai variant targets enterprises with 11 new exploits

New Mirai malware adds broad range of exploits to existing code, as well as new brute force credentials.

ICO data: Only 1 in 4 breached businesses compliant with GDPR due to slow reporting

ICO data: Only 1 in 4 breached businesses compliant with GDPR due to slow reporting

Research based on ICO reporting data shows widespread failure to meet GDPR standards, particularly in relation to the time it takes to identify and report a breach.

Fewer than one in five FTSE boardrooms adequately understand cyber-security says UK government

Fewer than one in five FTSE boardrooms adequately understand cyber-security says UK government

A new UK government report, the 2018 FTSE 350 Cyber Governance Health Check, uncovered a lack of cyber-security nous at boardroom level, although progress has been made over 2017 in some areas

Accommodation industry sees incident spike in 2018

Accommodation industry sees incident spike in 2018

Attacks on the accommodation industry spiked in Q4 2018, according to a new report, which also highlighted the rising dangers of remote entry attacks.

DNSpionage hacks: Time for DNSSEC?

DNSpionage hacks: Time for DNSSEC?

Warnings about a series of high-profile private company and public body domain hijacks have been analysed by a veteran researcher with surprising results.

Nearly 70 percent of Microsoft vulnerabilities are memory-based

Nearly 70 percent of Microsoft vulnerabilities are memory-based

Memory safety issues account for the vast majority of patched Microsoft vulnerabilities, says engineer.