Catch up on the most viewed stories in the cyber-security sector reported by SC Media UK over the past week, from 19 - 25 June, presented by Tony Morbin, Editor-in-chief at SC Media UK.
A high-severity security hole found in a Windows support tool, PC-Doctor, which is bundled with Dell computers and licensed to others, leaves millions of systems at risk of a privilege-escalation attack
Minimum requirements for manufacturers of surveillance camera systems and components address the issue of compromises of systems left live and internet-facing in an 'unacceptable security configuration.'
A vulnerability in Microsoft's SharePoint that is being exploited in the wild, spotted by Canadiain and Saudi Arabian cyber security centres and, "It's likely multiple attackers are now using the exploit."
Research finds that half of people don't trust their connected devices
Age-verification arrangements should only be concerned with verifying age, not identity say the UK government as it brings in mandatory restrictions on access to online pornography.
Contradictory reports about current sextortion scamming include claims of an upsurge in scams, & that scammers are making less money, plus in a major NCA investigation one player gets six years prison.
Jullian Assange has been arrested in London today; Every Police Force in England and Wales now has a dedicated Cyber Crime Unit; Free CryptoPokemon ransomware decryptor launched
An Institute of Digital Technology is being established by a consortium of Milton Keynes College, Microsoft, KMPG & McAfee at Bletchley Park with £28 million from the UK government Institutes of Technology fund.
Feedback is sought from automotive manufacturers, government and insurers by the 5StarS consortium to its consultation paper on establishing an assurance framework to assess the cyber-security of vehicles.