Chandu Gopalakrishnan

Former NSA contractor gets nine-years for stealing classified documents

Former NSA contractor gets nine-years for stealing classified documents

Ex-NSA contractor Harold T Martin admitted that he began pilfering classified documents from late 1990s through 31 August, 2016

Lancaster University phishing attack demonstrates vulnerability of higher education sector

Lancaster University phishing attack demonstrates vulnerability of higher education sector

A data breach at Lancaster University exposed data including undergraduate applicant information and student records

Cylance AI anti-virus algorithm is fooled into accepting malware - hotfix issued

Cylance AI anti-virus algorithm is fooled into accepting malware - hotfix issued

Cylance's AI based antivirus product can be gamed so that attackers can bypass the system's machine learning algorithm and suspect code can be inserted from a file been previously marked as safe

Lateral phishing uses real accounts for bogus campaigns

Lateral phishing uses real accounts for bogus campaigns

Phishing campaigns gain strength by moving from forging mail to compromising legitimate accounts

More than 800,000 systems still unpatched for BlueKeep

More than 800,000 systems still unpatched for BlueKeep

Threat of a Wannacry-style attack looms large, as many organisations harbour outdated, unpatched Windows systems despite repeated alerts

Facebook struggles to convince US Congress that Libra is secure

Facebook struggles to convince US Congress that Libra is secure

US senate committee members call Facebook "delusional" for launching Libra despite losing trust

Turla APT upgrades attack arsenal to evade malware detectors

Turla APT upgrades attack arsenal to evade malware detectors

Russia-linked Turla hacking group has developed new fileless malware to evade detection software

Increased work mobility prompts businesses to go Zero-Trust

Increased work mobility prompts businesses to go Zero-Trust

Traditional security architecture is giving way to zero-trust architecture, as mobile work devices alter the concept and scope of network perimeter

Bad coding to blame for security 'glitches' in Apps

Bad coding to blame for security 'glitches' in Apps

There is no reason why applications can't be built securely but often they are not, BSI Cyber Security principal consultant Martin Pill told SC Media UK

Chartered Institute calls for standardisation of information security qualifications

Chartered Institute calls for standardisation of information security qualifications

The Chartered Institute of Information Security hopes to play a bigger role in security regulation and professional accreditation after being formally conferred the Royal Charter in June