As part of Security Serious week, more than 200 cyber-security professionals gathered for the Unsung Heroes Awards, recognising cyber-security heroes behind the scenes.
A Flash Mob at Tower Hill kicked off cyber security awareness month & security serious week with government and businesses joining to provide security advice, hints and tips for being more secure.
Scores out of 100 are given to a range of threats covering devastation, likelihood, nuisance factor, financial impact and defendability, presented in an accessible format - a pack of Trumps playing cards.
Malware-as-a-Service (MaaS) 'orchestration product', Black Rose Lucy, developed by a Russian-speaking team dubbed 'The Lucy Gang, gearing up for global distribution.
US names and indicts Park Jin Hyok, a North Korean, for the WannaCry and Sony hacks and conspiring with others to steal £62 million in the SWIFT bank hack in Bangladesh, implicating N Korean government.
Agreed definitions of cyber-attack & defence abilities, such as STIX, provide greater precision, enabling more meaningful security discussions, more closely matching defence & threat levels, says NCSC.
Spanish bank DDoS'd reaction; 100 days on from GDPR...And 500 for the end of Windows 7; Chinese hackers target Japan & west; Fiserv online banking flaw fixed; CEOs most impersonated
There were fears about the level of data breaches that would be revealed by GDPR's requirement for organisations to report them - and the initial results show reported breaches have more than doubled.
Iranians steal academic resources in bid to counter sanctions; Google shuts Iranian subversion efforts
Iran is identified as responsible for hacking international university resources to circumvent sanctions and access the latest research information, while Google shuts covert Iranian political influence bid.
Adobe has posted out of band updates for two critical memory corruption vulnerabilities in Photoshop.