Greg Masters

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Spam hitting Germans with personalised messages

A spam campaign that targets recipients with personalised messages is spreading in Germany, similar to a previous scourge there earlier this year and another that spread in the UK in April 2016.

Yahoo CEO may depart with $23M

Yahoo shareholders will be voting soon on whether to approve a severance package that would award the departing CEO Marissa Mayer with more than US$23 million in cash and stock.

Cyber-security pros say more industrial IoT cyber-attacks expected

96 percent of IT security pros surveyed by Tripwire said they expect to see an increase in security attacks on IoT.

Nearly two-thirds of polled global organisations hit by ransomware

Sixty-one percent of organisations polled in a survey from CyberEdge Group responded that they'd been hit by a ransomware demand, a third of those paid the ransom demand.

Upgrade to v4.7.3, WordPress users advised

Six bugs in WordPress were patched that could have opened the platform to exploitation by bad actors.