Mark Mayne

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

IoT security camera gaps exposed - many don't support encrypted protocols

IoT security camera gaps exposed - many don't support encrypted protocols

Attackers able to manipulate IP cameras and IoT devices such as smart lighting with ease by abusing network protocols - attacks successfully demonstrated.

UK govt delays Huawei security decision, tightens cyber-guards

UK govt delays Huawei security decision, tightens cyber-guards

UK government delays decision on allowing Huawei to set up 5G network, but pledges to tighten up cyber-security in telecoms sector

Millions of sensitive files leaked by Lenovo-EMC HDDs

Millions of sensitive files leaked by Lenovo-EMC HDDs

Researchers detail file-leaking API vulnerability in Lenovo-EMC Iomega external Hard Drives

Mac webcams at 750,000 companies vulnerable to Zoom video conference hack

Mac webcams at 750,000 companies vulnerable to Zoom video conference hack

Researchers reveal serious vulnerability in Zoom video conferencing app, which could allow websites hijack Mac cameras

Wipro-style hack at cloud provider PCM

Wipro-style hack at cloud provider PCM

Hackers wanted to use the information stolen from PCM to perpetrate gift card fraud in a scheme similar to what happened at Wipro

Humans are 'better than AI' at discovering vulnerabilities - say humans

Humans are 'better than AI' at discovering vulnerabilities - say humans

A new research survey claims that humans are still in the driving seat of vulnerability research when compared to ML/AI tools - AI yet to claim a bug-bounty

Google Calendar alerts can open up your diary to hackers

Google Calendar alerts can open up your diary to hackers

A method of exploiting Google Calendar alerts is spreading fast, according to experts. Maintaining caution even when dealing with trusted apps is essential. Automation is not your friend in cases such as this.