Malicious actors can abuse Microsoft Word's Online Video feature to deliver videos that secretly exhaust their viewers' computer processing power in order to mine cryptocurrencies, according to Israeli cyber-security firm Votiro.
Amazon is issuing a security patch for its "Key"services shortly after a researcher posted a video demonstration of them claiming to hack the Amazon device using a Raspberry Pi.
At the 10th Forum International de la Cybersecurite in Lille, France, this week the key themes were cooperation and resilience - with the former - pan-European, global, cross sector, public and private, to achieve the latter.
Rather than battening down your network in response to the insider threat, you could combat the danger through trust and engagement, as we learned at the SC Media UK Roundtable in Edinburgh - sponsored by Zonefox.
Just as we are getting used to attackers whose motivation is primarily financial, along come a new breed of attackers who aren't interested in money, says Khaled Fattal, chairman of the MLi Group.
Sponsored video: By monitoring a wide range of security data feed and dark web sites, Skybox generates threat intelligence which keeps up with ever-changing attack vectors.
The SC Awards Europe 2017 were held at London's Old Billingsgate on Tuesday 6 June. Dozens of companies, individuals and teams received awards which recognise leadership and innovation in cyber-security and information assurance.
As Europe heads into the final year before GDPR comes into force, SC Media UK held a Roundtable to look at how to make your email systems compliant and avoid massive headaches.
The CEO and CTO of nomx LLC has vigorously defended his product against claims that it is not secure after it was hacked by British security researchers Prof Alan Woodward and Scott Helme.
SC's April roundtable brought together industry professionals to talk about advent of the GDPR and how to be ready to identify and and report those breaches.
Asking a panel of experts the perhaps potentially provocative question "is the law any use in cyber-space?" SC's deputy editor kicked off SC Congress 2017 with four strong opinions on fighting cyber-crime.
National Cyber Security Centre technical director Dr Ian Levy explained how the government will create a more rational approach to cyber-security.
HMRC has successfully stopped 300 million phishing emails sent in its name. SC's Roi Perez met with Ed Tucker, head of cyber-security at HMRC to discuss the body's road to DMARC implementation.
A diverse group of security professionals converged on Central London's Sky Garden for yet another SC Roundtable, lead by security veteran Michael Everall, to discuss the threat landscape
An 18-year-old from Sussex has triumphed at the Cyber Security Challenge UK 2016, making him the youngest ever winner of the competition.
Some 42 contestants in this year's Cyber Security Challenge UK have been putting their technical and softer, human skills to the test to battle a fictional cyber-attack on an energy company.
Chris Inglis, former deputy director at the NSA, says the organisation had not been prepared for an insider threat of the magnitude of Edward Snowden and rejected calls for him to be pardoned.
SC Magazine UK went down to a Cyber-Rescue Alliance designed to teach CEOs how to respond to a breach when eventually, and inevitably happens.
"Where bits and bytes meet flesh and blood" was the main area of concern for industry panelists, ranging from Critical Infrastructure - where strict controls may be impossed, to consumer IOT goods - where they can't.
James Lyne, global head of security research at Sophos, says he is trying to understand why the average person thinks they are not a target for cyber-criminals and how to get that message across to them.
Dr Jessica Barker warns against alienating your users if you want to get them onside in the fight to secure your information network.
AI enables us to work smarter but is it an existential threat to humanity asks Nick Bostrom, University of Oxford and director of both the Future of Humanity Institute and the Strategic Artificial Intelligence Research Centre.
The challenges facing the central and eastern Europe (CEE) region are revealed in these three video interviews with speakers at CYBERSEC 2016 in Krakow, Poland last week.
The most recent SC Roundtable, looking at the cyber threat landscape, drew around 20 delegates from the information security industry to a breakfast meeting at the Royal Exchange in London.
Information Security Forum managing director Steve Durbin sat down with SCMagazine.com executive editor Teri Robinson to discuss how organisations can better protect their mission critical information assets.
A judge at London's Westminster Crown Court has ruled that alleged hacker Lauri Love is to be extradited to the US where he is accused of hacking into various government departments.
Aries Security researchers' "video-jacking" attack highlight yet another attack vector to consider when charging phone in unfamiliar locations.
Protecting consumers' online digital personas is as important for the organisations collecting the data as it is for the people who are putting their faith in them.
SC caught up with BeyondTrust's Brian Chappell to find out why weakened encryption for one means weakened encryption for all
Information and data experts at IHS Markit are reporting exponential growth of video doorbells which are outpacing conventional video door phones. But are they safe?