Gone In 30 Minutes: The Rise Of Manually Hacked Email Accounts

For many types of business one of the biggest boons of the internet is its ability to offer scalability to the organisation. Unfortunately, it’s not just the honest business owner who knows that. Email hackers have long since learned how to automate their attacks in order to compromise as many accounts as possible in the […]

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Thanks To Brian Honan

As I’m sure many of you are aware, for the past year and a bit I had been working as the Social Media Manager for Brian Honan’s BH Consulting blog, Security Watch. What some of you may not know is that I quit the position recently, hence this blog post. Congrats to @Security_FAQs who is […]

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WireLurker: New Malware Infects iPhones Via USB Mac Connection, Hunts For Pirates?

Security researchers at Palo Alto Networks have discovered a new strain of malware that appears to target mainly Chinese users. Dubbed “WireLurker,” it targets Apple desktop and mobile devices and has so far infected 467 applications designed for the Mac OS X operating system. The malware attack, described as “the biggest in scale we have […]

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Who’s Securing That Proxy Hotspot?

The Beeb yesterday published a story about the proliferation of Wi-Fi hotspots around the world, based upon new research from iPass. The conclusion of that research was that there will be in excess of 47 million hotspots around the world by the end of this year and the UK already has a ratio of one […]

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Security Awareness Should Be As Common As Health And Safety Training, House Of Lords Committee Told

Hugh Boyes, a cyber security expert at the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), has told a House of Lords committee that a basic level of security knowledge among employees is critical in the modern business world. A reliance on a small number of professional security staff is insufficient and cannot he provide the level […]

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