95 % of Incidents are about Stealing Money

95 % of Incidents are about Stealing Money

Experts working in Kaspersky Lab’s Computer Incidents Investigation Department (CIID) have spent the last three and a half years investigating more than 330 cybersecurity incidents affecting government and private-sector organisations. Their findings reveal that more than 95 per cent of these incidents used malicious software, often successfully, to steal funds. Details of this discovery and […]

IT Support to Ensure Data Security is Vital

Data Security is Vital

Even with the increase of awareness and development of sophisticated technology used to counter these attacks, hackers still manage to find their way into confidential data. This continues to be possible, as hacking techniques develop just as quickly with the innovations in IT security. Cyber thieves get better and better at what they do, and […]

Helps to Disrupt “Dorkbot” – Major Botnet Malware

Major Botnet Malware

ESET took part in a global operation to uncover malware affecting more than a million computers. The operation by law enforcement agencies around the globe led by the FBI, Interpol and Europol disrupted the Dorkbot infrastructure, including Command and Control servers in Asia, Europe, and North America. What’s more, the operation has led to the […]

Mobiles and Laptops Left in UK Bars Each Year

Mobiles and Laptops Left in UK Bars Each Year

In response to a new piece of research from ESET which revealed that 138,000 mobile phones and laptops are left in bars across the UK each year and 64% of them do not have any security installed, Craig Young, senior security researcher at Tripwire have comments on it. [su_note note_color=”#ffffcc” text_color=”#00000″]Craig Young, Security Researcher at Tripwire […]

Encryption in Seven out of Eight Android Apps

Encryption in Seven out of Eight Android Apps

More than 80 percent of mobile devices have encryption flaws, while an application written in any of a trio of scripting languages—including PHP, ColdFusion and Classic ASP—are more likely to have serious flaws. Craig Young, security researcher at Tripwire have the following comments on it. [su_note note_color=”#ffffcc” text_color=”#00000″]Craig Young, Security Researcher at Tripwire : “SSL […]

Fight Extremism Through Technology

Fight Extremism Through Technology

Following speech from Barack Obama appealing for tech firms to help fight extremism, Dr Nithin Thomas, an expert in encryption and CEO of a cybersecurity technology firm, SQR System have the following comments on this debate. [su_note note_color=”#ffffcc” text_color=”#00000″]Dr Nithin Thomas, Founder and CEO of Cybersecurity Firm SQR Systems : “President Obama’s plea for tech […]