Davey Winder

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Has WannaCry trashed reputations of leading cyber-security vendors?

During a recent chat, Ian Trump - also known as phat_hobbit on Twitter - said the cyber-security industry had some difficult questions to answer in the wake of WannaCry.

WannaCry fallout: is hoarding exploits, delaying fixes ever justified?

With the lethality of WannaCry being blamed on the NSA's EternalBlue exploit, we asked the cyber-security industry about the wisdom of allowing intelligence agencies to stockpile zero days.

Is neural network password checker answer to poor login credentials?

In the quest to compel users to use stronger passwords, one research team is touting a system built on neural network technology, but is it a case of using a cannonball to crack a walnut?

Hacking the UK general election might be possible but 'highly unlikely'

Any tampering of the UK General Election would likely be by insiders rather than foreign governments, with localised impact unlikely to affect national outcomes, experts agree.

Microsoft Pen Authentication: do we need yet more biometric tech?

As Microsoft files a patent for secure user authentication using a stylus, SC Media UK asks if the world needs yet more biometric security?