New data privacy regulations, increased conversations around data security, and personal experiences of privacy issues have made UK consumers more wary about company data security practices.
Headphone manufacturer Sennheiser patches critical security vulnerability in its Sennheiser HeadSetup and HeadSetup Pro software that allowed malicious actors to create fake websites for MiTM attacks.
UK organisations' cyber-capabilitiesare often have long-standing weaknesses, eg lack of visibility of key assets, inability to identify or train high-security staff, & inability to prevent lapses while making IT changes.
Small and medium-sized businesses need to respond to the growing incidence of cyber-attacks against them by adopting incident response strategies and tools, experts say.
Next year will see a huge growth in disinformation campaigns, according to FireEye which also predicts new campaigns against industrial control systems and supply chains.
Security experts have pointed out that British Airways' failure to monitor the output from its servers allowed hackers to maintain malicious code on its payment pages for two weeks.
Security researchers at Cylance have unearthed a sophisticated cyber-espionage campaign being run by a state-sponsored hacker group dubbed The White Company.
Forcepoint Security Labs has found that Microsoft Sway, a member of the Office 365 group of apps, has been used by malicious actors to send phishing links to targeted users.
Businesses overestimate the danger from outside threat actors while discounting the threat from insiders because of a failure to understand their GDPR-related risks, according to a new survey.
Earlier this month, security researchers stumbled upon a "Barack Obama's Everlasting Blue Blackmail Virus Ransomware", a new ransomware variant that only encrypted .exe files rather than user data files.