WPA3 offers better security - but not today

WPA3 offers better security - but not today

Long-mooted Wi-Fi standard is finally certified, including enhanced authentication and encryption measures, but experts fear adoption rates could be slow.
By Mark Mayne Jun 29 2018, 10:36AM
Mac OS bug reveals encrypted file info, claim researchers

Mac OS bug reveals encrypted file info, claim researchers

A widely-publicised flaw within the latest Mac OS can reveal more than business users might like...
By Mark Mayne Jun 20 2018, 10:55AM
Cryptojacking hits hundreds of high level Drupal sites

Cryptojacking hits hundreds of high level Drupal sites

A widely-publicised Drupal flaw dubbed "Drupalgeddon2" has been exploited to cryptojack more than 340 government, corporate, and university websites.
By Mark Mayne May 9 2018, 12:01PM
Meet North Korea's AV tool: SiliVaccine

Meet North Korea's AV tool: SiliVaccine

Researchers investigating a rare sample of North Korea's homebrew AV tool 'SiliVaccine' have uncovered a series of insights, including copied code and potential malware whitelisting.
By Mark Mayne May 2 2018, 11:43AM
Human error & social engineering join ransomware & DDoS threats

Human error & social engineering join ransomware & DDoS threats

Human error and social engineering are front and centre of the biggest cyber-threats to enterprise over the last 12 months, according to a new report.
By Mark Mayne Apr 11 2018, 12:21PM
Half a million infected with malware via Google Play QR code apps

Half a million infected with malware via Google Play QR code apps

Another day, some more Android malware, although this particular strain has a couple of ingenious tricks up its sleeve.
By Mark Mayne Mar 28 2018, 12:54PM
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