Billions of Records at Risk from Mobile App Data Flaw

Following the news that billions of personal records are at risk due to a mobile app data flaw, please find below comment from Winston Bond, European Technical Manager at Arxan Technologies with his views on this flaw and what organisations should do to ensure they don’t fall victim to an attack. Winston Bond, European Technical […]

Injection Attacks are no. 1 Target and Twice as Likely to Happen in the UK

Injection attacks

Around 60 per cent of all web application attacks in the UK are SQL injection attacks, making them the number one target for attackers. This is according to the latest 2015 Global Threat Intelligence Report (GTIR) announced by NTT Com Security, the global information security and risk management company. Analysing over six billion attacks in 2014, the GTIR […]

Why IoT Security Needs an Inside-Out Approach

IoT and security

The number and variety of devices getting connected to the internet are increasing everyday. Leading analyst estimates indicate that over 26 billion devices will be connected to the internet by 2020 creating the internet of things (IoT). Surprisingly this list excludes PCs, tablets and smartphones, representing an almost 30-fold increase from 0.9 billion in 2009. […]

Expert Comment on Silver Linings to LastPass Hack

Silver Linings to LastPass Hack

Expert Comment on Silver Linings to LastPass Hack from Damien Hugoo with fraud detection and protection provider Easy Solutions. Damien Hugoo with fraud detection and protection provider at Easy Solutions : Password management company LastPass notified users in a blog post that it had been the target of a hack that accessed users’ email addresses, encrypted master […]

Releases Major Performance Update to its VirusBarrier X8 Mac Antivirus Software

VirusBarrier X8 Mac Antivirus Software

Intego, the leading provider of security solutions for Mac, today introduced a new update to its cornerstone Mac antivirus software, VirusBarrier X8. The updated version of VirusBarrier X8 is focused on providing Mac users with increased performance so their machines can remain protected while minimising system disruption. The software update includes major rewrites of the […]

Businesses Fail to Capture $10M+ in Potential Revenue due to Poorly Managed Data Archives

Poorly Managed Data Archives

Iron Mountain and IDC Study Shows Data Archives Represent Blind Spot, Business Opportunity for Most Organisations Organisations of all sizes and across industries are drowning in data, unable to effectively mine their data archives for key insights that could ultimately improve business outcomes. However, the findings also indicate that a subset of organisations are in […]

Comments on Emergency Adobe Flash Update

Adobe Flash update

Adobe released an emergency update to fix a security hole in the Flash Player browser plugin. Wolfgang Kandek CTO Qualys had the following comments: Adobe came out today with an out-of-band patch (APSB15-14) for their Flash Player, the fifth time that Flash has required an out-of-band fix for a 0-day. Fireeye had notified them of a critical […]

Taming the Internet of Things

While the debate rages on whether SSL everywhere is necessary and/or good for the Internet, the number of sites and services supporting SSL and TLS encryption continues to soar. The focus of the SSL Everywhere debate has centered on typical browser-based web applications and mobile apps, but the Internet of Things (IoT) is also increasingly […]