Kaspersky Lab moving core infrastructure from Russia to Switzerland

Kaspersky Lab moving core infrastructure from Russia to Switzerland

Responding to Western government bans on its products due to percieved proximity to the Russian government, Kaspersky Lab says that by the end of 2019, data from customers in Europe will be stored and processed in Zurich.
By SC Staff May 16 2018, 11:43AM
Drupal advises be on lookout for highly critical release

Drupal advises be on lookout for highly critical release

Drupal is calling its users to be on standby for the announcement of a highly critical release on 28 March that will address issues in Drupal 7 and 8.
By SC Staff Mar 27 2018, 12:50PM
Iphone iOS 11 QR code scanner provides 'backdoor' exploitable by criminals

Iphone iOS 11 QR code scanner provides 'backdoor' exploitable by criminals

Apple's new operating system for iPhones and iPads contains a Quick Response (QR)-scanning based 'backdoor' that could be used by cyber-criminals.
By SC Staff Oct 16 2017, 11:02AM
Deloitte, a source of cyber-security advice - hacked, emails accessed

Deloitte, a source of cyber-security advice - hacked, emails accessed

Deloitte, one of the largest private US companies and a leading source of cyber-security advice for corporates, has had it email server hacked using legit credentials, client details revealed, attackers on system for months and no 2FA.
By SC Staff Sep 26 2017, 10:09AM
All pre-8.0 Androids vulnerable to overlay attack; mitigations toasted

All pre-8.0 Androids vulnerable to overlay attack; mitigations toasted

A new vulnerability has been discovered affecting older versions of the Google's Android OS.
By SC Staff Sep 11 2017, 10:40AM
Free translation service stores text in the cloud for anyone to find

Free translation service stores text in the cloud for anyone to find

It has been reported that a free online translation tool Translate.com which uses machine translation service Microsoft Translator, has suffered a major data breach.
By SC Staff Sep 8 2017, 10:52AM
Developers Googling it when advice needed

Developers Googling it when advice needed

YouTube is the first go-to place for developers to learn new programming tricks.
By SC Staff Sep 7 2017, 11:48AM
320 million compromised passwords hashes cracked by research 'cracktivists'

320 million compromised passwords hashes cracked by research 'cracktivists'

CynoSure Prime reports that it has cracked the hashes of virtually all 320 million passwords which security researcher Troy Hunt had put on his 'HaveIBeenPwned' website by early August.
By SC Staff Sep 5 2017, 11:21AM
Instagram hack victims identified, details now for sale on darkweb

Instagram hack victims identified, details now for sale on darkweb

The 500 A-list celebrities whose Instagram accounts have been hacked, and whose contact details are for sale on the dark web, have now been identified.
By SC Staff Sep 4 2017, 12:45PM
'Thingbots' become a 'thing' expected to underpin a future darknet

'Thingbots' become a 'thing' expected to underpin a future darknet

Botnets built exclusively from IoT devices have very much become a 'thing - thingbots - and they are now becoming a primary infrastructure for a future darknet according to a report from cybersecurity firm F5 Networks.
By SC Staff Aug 21 2017, 10:28AM
Korea's electronics firm LG hit by ransomware, believed to be WannaCry

Korea's electronics firm LG hit by ransomware, believed to be WannaCry

Consumer electronics company LG has reported to the Korea Internet & Security Agency (KISA) about a ransomware attack on one of its service centres in Korea, with reports saying it is the WannaCry ransomware.
By SC Staff Aug 18 2017, 9:54AM
World of Warcraft, Overwatch, Hearthstone and other games hit by DDoS

World of Warcraft, Overwatch, Hearthstone and other games hit by DDoS

Lag - the little death.
By SC Staff Aug 15 2017, 11:59AM
Microsoft patches memory corruption & info disclosure vulnerabilities

Microsoft patches memory corruption & info disclosure vulnerabilities

Microsoft has patched a memory corruption vulnerability and an information disclosure vulnerability in Microsoft Office Outlook.
By SC Staff Aug 2 2017, 10:51AM
User details released for 2.5 million PlayStation and Xbox gamers

User details released for 2.5 million PlayStation and Xbox gamers

User details from a 2015 hack of Playstation and Xbox forums have recently been released providing yet another reminder to ensure you don't re-use passwords.
By SC Staff Feb 1 2017, 10:11AM
Staff informed of impending redundancies via error email

Staff informed of impending redundancies via error email

Have you ever sent an email that embarrassingly went to the wrong person? 
By SC Staff Oct 25 2016, 10:29AM
40% of users don't realise Facebook sells their data

40% of users don't realise Facebook sells their data

Some 40 percent of respondents to a recent survey did not know that Facebook sold their data, and half said they would quit if it did. People value their privacy - a lot higher than the market does.
By SC Staff Aug 31 2016, 11:17AM
Ransomware rise, email scams spread, Flash & IOT vulnerabilities up

Ransomware rise, email scams spread, Flash & IOT vulnerabilities up

The top three findings from Trend Micro's TrendLabs six-monthly threat trends are the doubling of ransomware families, geographic spread of business email scams and increasing Flash and IOT vulnerabilities spotted.
By SC Staff Aug 24 2016, 1:04PM
World Password Day: resources to help you on this special occasion

World Password Day: resources to help you on this special occasion

5 May 2016 is World Password Day.
By SC Staff May 5 2016, 10:18AM
An insider leaked the Madison cheats, says McAfee

An insider leaked the Madison cheats, says McAfee

Security professional thinks it was an inside job, not a hack.
By SC Staff Aug 25 2015, 3:09PM
Daybreak Games CEO threatens Finnish hacker

Daybreak Games CEO threatens Finnish hacker

PlanetSide 2 hit by DDOS attack.
By SC Staff Jul 14 2015, 11:20AM