IT Pros Also Guilty Of Risqué Selfies On Their Mobiles

It appears that Jennifer Lawrence is not the only one with risqué photos on her mobile device. According to a new survey from ESET, 39 percent of the UK’s leading IT professionals have also confessed that if they were to lose their phone, some of the photos and information they have stored on the device […]

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Data Breaches Go Postal: 800,000 USPS Employees And 2.9m Customers Potentially Affected

Another day, another breach. This time the victim is the US Postal Service (USPS) which discovered the incursion in mid-September. This latest breach, which the Washington Post has already speculated may be the work of Chinese government hackers, is believed to have occurred between 1 January and 16 August this year. In a statement released this […]

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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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