A New Data Stealing Trojan called Spyumel

Trojan called Spyumel

Researchers have discovered a new data stealing Trojan called Spyumel thatemploys real certificates to evade security tools. Hackers using Spymel are using a certificate issued by DigiCert and given to SBO Invest. Since Hackers got their hands on the first certificate, DigiCert has issued another certificate but hackers are now using another certificate from SBO […]

Star Wars BB8 Toy Hackable

Star Wars BB8 Toy Hackable

The Star Wars BB-8 toy can be hacked via a firmware update hijack. Security researchers claim that the firmware update process is flawed because it takes place via HTTP. Paul Farrington, senior solution architect at Veracode, the application security specialist have the following comments on it. [su_note note_color=”#ffffcc” text_color=”#00000″]Paul Farrington, Senior Solution Architect at Veracode […]

2015 Global Incident Detection and Response Survey

2015 Global Incident Detection and Response Survey

In the Rapid7 survey of 250+ global security pros, a majority of respondents report increased spending and focus on incident detection and response (IDR), yet the findings expose staggering gaps when it comes to security teams putting IDR theory into practice – and doing it in the right way. Critical challenges include: Too many alerts, […]

2016, the Year of Connection, Attacks and Regulations

Year of Connection, Attacks and Regulations

In 2016 we will continue to see the line between personal and work blur, with an increasing amount of devices being used for both. The drive for internet attached devices in the home will see a rise in increasingly complex home networks – which risk providing an easier route for attackers that can then be […]

IP EXPO Manchester Returns for a Second Year, Driving Digital Transformation in the North

Driving Digital Transformation in the North

Following a successful first year supporting Northern business transformation, IP EXPO Manchester 2016 is now open for registration IP EXPO Manchester, part of the UK and Europe’s number one enterprise IT event series, today announces that the second annual IP EXPO Manchester event is now open for registration. The free-to-attend event, taking place on 18-19 […]

The Cost of a Data Breach and How to Avoid Paying it

The Cost of a Data Breach

Over the past 12 months there have been several high-profile data breaches which have hit the headlines. Recently, almost 157,000 TalkTalk customers had their personal details hacked. A small percentage of the stolen data, including names and addresses, were put up for sale shortly after the attack. Although the attack on TalkTalk will have come […]