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Android Flaw could enable hackers to modify code without signature change

A serious vulnerability in Android could put millions of devices at risk from attackers modifying code in applications without affecting their signatures.

Data breach concerns cause fear around device disposal

Seven in ten people in the UK are being put off recycling old and unused electrical products because of concerns about personal security data breaches.

Rémy Cointreau Case Study - connecting a global workforce to the cloud

Rémy Cointreau faced a challenge to create a more agile organisation through its IT infrastructure, providing employees with the ability to securely access applications from any device at any time and from anywhere.

Updated with response: Brother printers & devices vulnerable to DoS attack

Trustwave researchers revealed a vulnerability in Brother consumer and business printers and multi-function devices that can allow a denial of service attack. Brother UK responds.

LG patches app bug that can turn IoT vacuums into robotic spies

LG patches holes in its IOT device range following cooperation with CheckPoint, including patching vacuum cleaners which could have become digital spies in the home.

Multiple vulnerabilities found in connected IoT home security device

Popular IoT home security device could allow hackers to turn burglar alarms on and off and switch on siren, says researcher who dissected it.

Netflix unveils open source user device security tool

Actionable information and low-friction tools for users can get devices into a more secure state without heavy-handed policy enforcement.

Lost devices leading cause of data breaches, report

Phishing scams and ransomware attacks may be grabbing the headlines, but for the financial sector lost or stolen mobile devices were the leading cause of data breaches over the last decade.

FIC 2016: Is security the main challenge of the Internet of Everything?

Christophe Jolly of Cisco France took the stage at FIC 2016 to outline the fundamental security problems in the looming "internet of everything".

Slush Helsinki: IoT security on the rise, physical security becoming more prevalent

As this year's Slush conference opens, securing The Internet of Things has become a hot topic with many of the exhibiting companies tackling the issue head on.

Why the ICO's BYOD guidance may translate to 'bring your own data breach'

When the UK's Data Protection Act (DPA) was instigated in 1998 almost all data was generated, consumed and stored on company owned and managed equipment.

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills report loss of over 100 devices

The department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has lost 83 smartphones and 17 laptops over the past five years.

RSA Conference: Age of internet of things is upon us

The challenge of hyper-connected devices and the 'internet of things' will see billions of devices connected by the end of this decade, and all need to be secured.