New WiFi standard set to improve wireless security

New WiFi standard set to improve wireless security

The WiFi Alliance has announced that a new version of the WPA protocol, WPA3, will be released later this year.
By Mark Mayne Jan 10 2018, 9:44AM
Symantec endpoint zero-day unpatched for months

Symantec endpoint zero-day unpatched for months

A vulnerability in Symantec endpoint clients remains unpatched months after disclosure, according to security researchers.
By Mark Mayne Dec 6 2017, 10:51AM
DDoS attacks have doubled in six months, up 91% on first quarter

DDoS attacks have doubled in six months, up 91% on first quarter

IoT devices in the dock as DDoS stages a resurgence, but stealth and sophistication also on the rise.
By Mark Mayne Nov 23 2017, 10:54AM
AVGater hijacks functionality of AV tools to turn them against themselves

AVGater hijacks functionality of AV tools to turn them against themselves

Researcher uncovers method of hijacking the functionality of some AV tools in order to compromise endpoints. Trend Micro, Emisoft, Ikarus, Kaspersky, Check Point's ZoneAlarm and Malwarebytes have fixed their offerings.
By Mark Mayne Nov 15 2017, 11:04AM
Wifi protocol falls victim to 'Krack' attack, most access points vulnerable

Wifi protocol falls victim to 'Krack' attack, most access points vulnerable

Every single implementation of Wi-Fi in existence is vulnerable to a new exploit unveiled by researchers.
By Mark Mayne Oct 18 2017, 10:44AM
750m internet users risked ejection in ICANN security update - ISPs fault

750m internet users risked ejection in ICANN security update - ISPs fault

A proposed security change to the underlying infrastructure of the internet has been significantly delayed due to fears that it could knock an estimated one-in-four global Internet users, or 750 million people, offline at a stroke.
By Mark Mayne Oct 4 2017, 11:11AM