FaceApp is granting itself permission to use names, usernames and all likenesses in any media format without compensation whilst an impersonating app attacks users' devices with adware module, MobiDash.
ElectionGuard assigns an encryption-enabled verification mechanism that distributes unique tracking codes to voters, which they can use to independently confirm that their votes were counted and not altered
JetBlue flight halted as someone nearby - potentially a passenger - share the suicide vest picture to passengers and crew through Bluetooth
A new addition to the data breach reference website "Have I Been Pwned?" seemingly reveals that more than 100 million accounts were compromised in this year's data breach of the event-planning service Evite.
Hackers access Sprint customer account credentials via the Samsung.com, view details including subscriber ID, name and billing address
Human brains will be linked up to computers using 'flexible threads' created by Neuralink, the company founded by Elon Musk.
US senate committee members call Facebook "delusional" for launching Libra despite losing trust
Russia-linked Turla hacking group has developed new fileless malware to evade detection software
The Dutch National Police Unit has arrested a hacker suspected of large-scale production and selling of malware such as Rubella and Dryad, aided by private companies including McAfee.
A new kind of phishing attack has been created and it uses server-parsed HTML as a base for its cyber-attack.
GandCrab's developers last month publicly disclosed that they were retiring, but researchers say this announcement may have been misleading
Researchers detail file-leaking API vulnerability in Lenovo-EMC Iomega external Hard Drives
MyDashWallet's associated external site serving CryptoJS scripts was compromised, with wallet private keys removed for a two-month period
Information-stealing malware TrickBot harvests addresses linked to several government agencies such as the US departments of Justice and the UK Ministry of Defence
Research by Immuniweb found 97 out of 100 largest banks are vulnerable to web and mobile attacks enabling hackers to steal sensitive data.
Fake Amazon website 16Shop phishing tool lures victims into divulging financial information as Amazon Prime day starts.
New versions of the advanced malicious surveillance tool FinSpy allow attackers to spy on all device activities and exfiltrate sensitive data such as GPS location, messages, pictures and calls.
Sea Turtle DNS hijacking campaign is back with an improved arsenal, despite being publicly exposed earlier this year
A MongoDB database that held records sourced from websites including Pipl.com and LexisNexis, was accessible to anyone with an internet connection
GCHQ and the Science Museum are displaying spying equipment never-seen-in-public before for a communications intelligence & cyber security exhibition opening today as part of its centenary celebrations.
A Magecart card-skimming attack took away customers' credit card data, names, phone numbers and addresses within 24 hours
The ICO has followed up yesterdays announcement of a £183 million fine for BA by announcing its intention to fine Marriott International £99 million for breaches of GDPR.
7-Eleven Japan suspended a brand new mobile cashless payment service after an authorised third party accessed approximately 900 user accounts
Businesses in the UK faced an average of 146,491 attempted cyber-attacks in the second quarter of 2019 - a 179 percent increase over the same period last year
The ICO has proposed a £183 million data-breach penalty on British Airways; the biggest fine ever handed out by the ICO and the first to be proposed under GDPR
To protect your company you need to protect your staff, hence training should include warnings of scammers promising to provide a 'verified' badge to lure Instagram users and phish their login credentials away
Two malware campaigns were launched in June; one targeted South Koreans, while the other sought out financial institutions in Singapore, the United Arab Emirates and the US
Canada's CSE warns about attempts by foreign actors to influence the election in October; US homeland security alerts about phishing attempts that might target state and local election systems
Up to £850k of funding now available for the second phase of the DASA's Predictive Cyber Analytics competition to develop a deployable solution to predict and counter future cyber-threats.
A HawkEye Reborn keylogger, Remcos remote access trojan (RAT), and various other cryptocurrency mining trojan campaigns are using the age-old "Heaven's Gate" technique to avoid antivirus detection
Cyber-attacks reported in the UK financial service sector went up 1,000 percent since 2017, with third-party failures involved in 21 percent of incidents.
23 EU Member States, ENISA and the European Commission meet in Paris for the two day Blue OLEx 2019 European cyber-crisis management exercise, within the framework of the NIS cooperation group.
The Dridex credential-stealing malware that targets banks continues to evolve and now uses application whitelisting techniques to infect systems and evade most anti-virus defences.
Attunity quickly patched up the unprotected data after it was alerted to the leaky buckets
EU to conduct war games to help countries prepare for cyber-attacks from nation-states in response to a series of incidents that panicked European governments; EU banks not adequately protecting customers.
Hackers wanted to use the information stolen from PCM to perpetrate gift card fraud in a scheme similar to what happened at Wipro
The arrest was carried out by the UK's South West Regional Cyber Crime Unit in a joint operation with the Dutch police, Europol, Eurojust and the UK's National Crime Agency after a 14-month-long investigation
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.
Nearly half of UK respondents to the annual NTT security survey - 42 percent - not were confident that their critical data is secure compared to a global average of 52 percent
Apple was alerted about the MacOS Gatekeeper security flaw on 22 February, but the issue was not fixed despite promising action within 90 days, says researcher
The information dumped from 89,392 compromised accounts included usernames, private messages, IP addresses and passwords
Iranian military computer systems were struck in a cyber-attack by the US government in response to shooting down of a US drone. Should private sector also hack back if targetted in counter-response?
A high social media presence increases the ease with which criminals can steal your identity for online fraud
Hackers used leaked NSA tools and hijacked another hacking group's infrastructure to attack government organisations in the Middle East and beyond
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.'
Catch up on the most viewed stories in the cyber-security sector reported by SC Media UK over the past week, from 12 - 19 June, presented by Tony Morbin, Editor-in-chief at SC Media UK.
These programs deliberately mislead the user by greatly overstating the risk or even reporting non-existent errors
Known as GolfSpy, the malware is found in once-legitimate applications that have been repackaged to contain malicious code
Is Zero Trust really achievable given the complexity in finance service organisations?
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