Twitter Link Crashes iPhones

Twitter Link Crashes iPhones

Mischievous Twitter users are passing around a link, often disguised with URL shorteners, to “crashsafari.com,” a website created in 2015 that immediately crashes iPhones and iPads. Crashsafari appears to run javascript code that overloads the victim’s address bar with an infinite series of numbers. Craig Young, security researcher at Tripwire have the following comments on […]

US Fast Food Chain, Wendy’s Investigating PoS Breach

Wendy's Investigating PoS Breach

Krebs on Security is reporting that US chain of fast food burger restaurants, Wendy’s, is investigating claims of a possible credit card breach at some locations. The acknowledgment comes in response to questions from KrebsOnSecurity about banking industry sources who discovered a pattern of fraud on cards that were all recently used at various Wendy’s […]

Managing Cloud Data in Regulated Industries for 2016

Managing Cloud Data in Regulated Industries for 2016

As opposed to small business and enterprise settings that pioneered cloud computing implementations and drew the industry forward, the regulated industries have been slow to adopt the innovation up until a couple of years ago. The specificities of the public platform and the associated client-vendor relations were primary concerns for the decision-makers in healthcare, finance […]

Data Loss Affecting 950,000 Patients

Data Loss Affecting 950,000 Patients

The healthcare company revealed that it cannot locate six hard-drive disks containing personal information on patients who have had lab services there from 2009-2015. Unthinkable! Security experts from Intralinks have the following comments on it. [su_note note_color=”#ffffcc” text_color=”#00000″]Daren Glenister, Field CTO of Intralinks: “Significant data breaches such as this Centene Corp breach are an almost […]

9 Ways You Can Get Hacked & Tips to Prevent Getting Hacked

9 Ways You Can Get Hacked

Everyone knows somebody that has been hit by some type of digital scam. These days’ hackers have it down to a fine, digital art. So much so that they are able to trick you into giving your bank account details without you knowing, and in some cases there will be no chance in gaining compensation […]

Decreases Data Breach Risks Across Metro and Long-Haul Networks

Decreases Data Breach Risks Across Metro

WaveLogic Encryption solution meets stringent regulation requirements and provides added assurance for business-critical in-flight data In today’s web-scale world, where more and more applications reside in the cloud, businesses need the assurance that their data is secure not only at rest but also in-flight. An industry first and backed by Ciena’s (NYSE: CIEN) industry-leading coherent […]

Hacking your Holidays

Hacking your Holidays

A recent influx of attacks on loyalty cards and schemes targeting companies including Hilton, Costa Coffee, British Airways and Tesco highlights it’s not just your passwords or money that cybercriminals are after. Take, for example, the recent hack on Hilton Worldwide, which saw its systems targeted through payment card-stealing malware. The global hospitality company has […]

Firewalls in the Cloud

Firewalls in the Cloud

Cloud computing platforms and services have come a long way in the last few years. In 2010, the Cloud Industry Forum (“CIF”) found that just 48 per cent of UK-based organisations had consciously adopted a Cloud service1. That figure now stands at 84 per cent, with more than three quarters (78 per cent) of users […]

Heads will Roll – Cyber Security Predictions for 2016

Cyber Security Predictions for 2016

UK cyber security innovator Glasswall Solutions sees data security rising to the top of the corporate agenda as organisations fail to cope with new threats and regulations Glasswall Solutions, the acclaimed UK cyber security company, today issued its top five predictions for 2016. The list covers the five key developments that Glasswall’s team of experts […]

Tsunami of Malware

Tsunami of Malware

New research from Panda Security shows that cybercriminals were creating new malware samples at a rate of more than 230,000 a day throughout 2015. Security experts from Tripwire have the following comments on it. [su_note note_color=”#ffffcc” text_color=”#00000″]Travis Smith, Senior Security Research Engineer at Tripwire : “Cybercriminals know how good guys work. Historically, the good guys […]