Smartphones Hacked Through Voice Command

Smartphones Hacked Through Voice Command

A group of French researchers have discovered that the voice command on smartphones, both iPhone and Android, can easily and silently be controlled by hackers transmitting commands via radio from as far as 16 feet away. [su_note note_color=”#ffffcc” text_color=”#00000″]Mark James, Security Specialist at IT Security Firm ESET : How serious is this and what could […]

Tech Bubbles that Work in Valleys

Tech Bubbles that Work in Valleys

Few places on earth have had more impact on the modern human experience than a small area towards the southern end of the San Francisco Bay, Northern California. The Silicon Valley is the iconic birthplace of some of the world’s most influential tech companies, from Hewlett-Packard to Google, Apple to Intel; the area has redefined […]

Majority of UK Workers Feel Data Theft is “Inevitable”

Majority of UK Workers Feel Data Theft is “Inevitable”

Workers feel more vulnerable to data hacks than they did a year ago Citrix announced new research which reveals that two thirds of workers feel more vulnerable to data hacks than they did a year ago, with the majority (71 per cent) of respondents citing data theft as “inevitable” at some point. The poll, commissioned […]

Security Awareness Computer Based Training – Free of Charge, No Catch

Security Awareness Computer Based Training

In response to customer demand, PhishMe adds CBFree to help organisations meet compliance obligations PhishMe Inc., the leading provider of phishing threat management solutions, confirmed it has introduced Computer Based Training (CBT) modules, available for all to access – completely free of charge. Released in support of Security Serious week and National Cyber Security Awareness […]

Fake LinkedIn Network to Target Victims

Fake LinkedIn Network to Target Victims

“Accepting a LinkedIn invitation from someone you don’t know can lead to a data breach.” While tracking a suspected Iran-based cyber-threat group known as Threat Group 2889, Dell SecureWorks’ CTU uncovered an extensive network of fake LinkedIn profiles, which has been created to help the threat actors target potential victims through social engineering. Tim Erlin, […]

City Councils’ Disaster Recovery Plans are Encouraging

City Councils’ Disaster Recovery Plans are Encouraging

FOI request reveals that almost 40 per cent of city councils have not tested their disaster recovery plans in the past year All of the UK’s major city councils have disaster recovery (DR) plans in place, but as of November 2015 almost 40 per cent of those will not have not tested their plans within […]

Business and Government Fail to Meet Millennials Cyber Security Expectations

Business and Government Fail to Meet Millennials

Research reveals a disturbing lack of trust in government and business to keep online information secure Digital identity and credentials expert Intercede released the findings of consumer research that suggests Millennials in the U.S. and U.K. have almost entirely lost trust in government and business to protect their personal information online. The number of respondents […]