Nuclear weapons vulnerable to cyber-attack due to outdated legacy systems

Nuclear weapons vulnerable to cyber-attack due to outdated legacy systems

UK and US nuclear weapons systems - along with the rest of our critical infrastructure - suffer from dependency on legacy systems, leaving them at risk of cyber-attack according to a new report.
By Tony Morbin Jan 15 2018, 8:45AM
Case for the defence: Eugene Kaspersky - not a spy?

Case for the defence: Eugene Kaspersky - not a spy?

In a two-pronged charm offensive Kaspersky Labs, and Eugene Kaspersky in particular, held two consecutive events yesterday to bolster the company's position as a reliable and responsible contributor to global cyber-security.
By Tony Morbin Nov 30 2017, 10:57AM
Possibly everyone in Malaysia has their records for sale on the Dark Web

Possibly everyone in Malaysia has their records for sale on the Dark Web

It is possible that everyone in Malaysia may have had their mobile phone records stolen and put up for sale on the Dark Web.
By Tony Morbin Nov 1 2017, 11:02AM
Google Security interview "human solutions - the way to go."

Google Security interview "human solutions - the way to go."

Google has launched a range of personal and corporate security enhancements this month. Google security expert Allison Miller, speaks about the organisation's approach to security and privacy concerns.
By Tony Morbin Oct 24 2017, 9:43AM
Australian contractor's only IT technician steals 30GB of defence secrets

Australian contractor's only IT technician steals 30GB of defence secrets

30GB of data stolen from a small Australian military defence contractor which included technical information on jet fighters, transport aircraft, 'smart bomb kits.'
By Tony Morbin Oct 12 2017, 11:19AM
War plans including assassination plan stolen by North Korean hackers

War plans including assassination plan stolen by North Korean hackers

North Korean hackers have stolen the joint South Korean-US plans for war with the north, including plans to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jung Un according to an FT report quoting South Korea's Democratic party.
By Tony Morbin Oct 11 2017, 1:23PM
Anti-virus collects data without user permissions & uses commercially

Anti-virus collects data without user permissions & uses commercially

A free mobile anti-virus app developed by the DU group, a developer of Android apps, has been found to collect user data without the device owners' consent.
By Tony Morbin Sep 21 2017, 11:19AM
CeX data breach - up to 2 million hit - and at risk of future scams

CeX data breach - up to 2 million hit - and at risk of future scams

Second hand games and electronics store CeX reported that it had been the victim of a massive data breach, issuing a statement to customers saying, "We have recently been subject to an online security breach."
By Tony Morbin Aug 31 2017, 11:25AM
The 2017 Verizon Breach Report: attacks pervasive but defenders have options

The 2017 Verizon Breach Report: attacks pervasive but defenders have options

Three-quarters of breaches are down to outsiders and a quarter to insiders, and 73 percent are conducted for financial reasons with half involving organised crime says latest Verizon report.
By Tony Morbin Apr 28 2017, 10:21AM
Android security app launched

Android security app launched

Malwarebytes describes its Anti-Malware Mobile as ‘lean,' using the minimum of security features needed to weed out malicious software without impacting a device's performance.
By Tony Morbin Oct 17 2013, 10:35AM