Fake Phishing Email Requesting Users to “Update Account”

fake phishing email

ESET Ireland has been seeing an increased amount of a new fake email, which claims to come from an email provider and asks the receiver to click a link and “update account recovery information” using their actual email address as bait and threatening to close their email account if “not verified in 48 hours”: Hi […]

Advanced Persistent Threats Still go Unnoticed by Website Owners

The term “Advanced Persistence Threat” fills news pages on a regular basis. According to ISACA APT Awareness Study, 93.6 per cent of respondents consider APTs to be a “very serious threat” for their companies. However, many “APT” attacks, do not really fall under the ‘advanced’ category in terms of the attackers’ sophistication. A very recent exploit, […]

One-Time Password and Transaction Signing Solution

Transaction Signing Solution

Online Banking Joint Venture of Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ and KDDI Corporation Implements DIGIPASS for Apps to Add Security Features to Their Mobile Banking Application VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ: VDSI), a global leader in authentication, electronic signatures, and identity management, announced today that Jibun Bank Corporation has implemented VASCO’s DIGIPASS for Apps and […]

User Identity at risk due to Facebook Security Loophole

Hole in Facebook Security

It has been reported that a loophole in Facebook’s privacy system could allow hackers access to personal data using an algorithm. A hacker could access names, telephone numbers, images and location data in bulk from the social network using only a mobile phone number. Philip Lieberman, CEO of Lieberman Software, analyses the extent of the […]

Organizations are Future Targets for Nation-State Cyberattacks

Nation-State Cyberattacks

Survey examines views of information security professionals at annual Black Hat USA conference Tripwire, Inc., a leading global provider of advanced threat, security and compliance solutions, today announced the results of a survey of 215 attendees at the Black Hat USA 2015 security conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. According to Tripwire’s survey, nearly two-thirds of […]

Carphone Warehouse Breach Puts 2.4 Million Customers at Risk

Carphone UK Hack

Experts from Tripwire, HP Security Voltage, Lieberman Software, Proofpoint, Blancco Technology Group and Wynyard Group have commented on latest news that Carphone Warehouse was hacked and the personal details of 2.4 million customers may have been accessed. Up to 90,000 customers may also have had their encrypted credit card details accessed. Tim Erlin, Director of IT Security […]