Chandu Gopalakrishnan

London Met Police live facial recognition system raises privacy, security concerns

London Met Police live facial recognition system raises privacy, security concerns

Rights groups raise concerns about the legality of London Met Police’s surveillance software and its impact on privacy

The biggest data breaches of 2019

The biggest data breaches of 2019

Kumar Ritesh, chairman and CEO at CYFIRMA, discusses the rising tide of data breaches in 2019, as SC Media UK collates the top 10 data breaches disclosed last year

Data leak exposes HR details held by British consultancy firms

Data leak exposes HR details held by British consultancy firms

Thousands of files stored on an Amazon Web Services (AWS) S3 bucket -- HR documents belonging to a host of UK consultancy firms -- were found open to anyone with a browser

Lazarus group's 'AppleJeus' sequel targets cryptocurrency traders

Lazarus group's 'AppleJeus' sequel targets cryptocurrency traders

Threat actor Lazarus Group launched sequel of its AppleJeus operation, creating fake cryptocurrency-related websites to sow malware in the systems of those who fell for the ruse

AWS urges customer businesses to renew security certificate

AWS urges customer businesses to renew security certificate

Amazon Web Service urges businesses to download and install new SSL/TLS certificates; five-year cycle too long, says security expert

Dixons Carphone faces £500,000 data breach penalty

Dixons Carphone faces £500,000 data breach penalty

ICO imposed a £500,000 fine on Dixons Carphone over a data breach between July 2017 and April 2018 that affected millions of customers

Facebook's deepfake ban evokes mixed reactions

Facebook's deepfake ban evokes mixed reactions

Facebook's announcement to add deepfakes to the categories of banned content is hardly a patch on the growing misinformation campaigns on the platform say privacy and security experts

Update: Hackers hold Travelex to ransom

Update: Hackers hold Travelex to ransom

The 31 December malware attack on UK-based currency exchange company Travelex turns out to be ransomware; foreign exchange services affected

Cyber-attack on Austria was expected, nation-state adversary suspected

Cyber-attack on Austria was expected, nation-state adversary suspected

F-Secure's report listed Austria as the second top destination for cyber-attacks in H1 2019, leaping up from the fifth position in H2 2018

Clop ransomware evolves as app-killing malware for Windows 10

Clop ransomware evolves as app-killing malware for Windows 10

A Clop ransomware variant can now take down a total of 663 Windows processes including new Windows 10 apps, programming languages, debuggers, terminal programs, and programming IDE software