Asian Cybercriminals Trying to Scam

Asian Cybercriminals Trying to Scam

An old “domain registration” scam is trying to catch Irish businesses off guard. The email we received follows the same pattern as similar “domain registration” scams we’ve seen in the past, going as far back as 2004. But it seems a certain number of people are still falling for it, which is why the cybercriminals […]

Facebook Cyber Crime: Don’t be a Victim

Facebook Cyber Crime: Don't be a Victim

As of September 2015, there were 1.55 billion monthly active Facebook users worldwide. That is a bunch of people for criminals to target and a ton of opportunity for cyber crime of all sorts. Even though Facebook has changed they way the world communicates, there is a dark side to the popular social media service. […]

Tougher Sentences are Needed to Deter Data Thieves

Tougher Sentences are Needed to Deter Data Thieves

Following the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) declaration that tougher sentences are needed to deter data thieves, Esther George, who is Director of Cyber Crime and Prevention at 8MAN, and formerly a senior policy advisor for the Crown Prosecution Service and author of the Council of Europe Electronic Evidence Guide, as well Phillip Manning, Non-Executive Director at […]

Faithless Site Breached with SQL Injection

Faithless Site Breached with SQL Injection

You may have seen the news that hackers carried out an attack on the database of Faithless, the electronic band, affecting the personal data of thousands of music fans. The data, including email IDs and passwords, has now been sold on the dark web yet, despite fixing the security issue once it had been flagged, […]

Delivers Industry’s First Federated Privileged Access Service to Protect Enterprises with Outsourced IT

Industry's First Federated Privileged Access Service

Cloud-based security solution minimises an organisation’s attack surface by governing and securing federated access by outsourced IT, vendors and other third parties Centrify, the leader in securing enterprise identities against cyberthreats, announced a major advancement in its Privileged Identity Management solution. Centrify is now the first vendor in the industry to support federated privileged access across […]

Companies Unprepared for Right to be Forgotten and EU GDPR

Right to be Forgotten and EU GDPR

Although 46 Percent of Global Organizations Received Customer Requests to Remove Data in Last 12 Months, 41 Percent Lack Defined Processes, Documentation & Technology, According to Blancco Technology Group Study To kick off the formal ratification of the EU General Data Protection Regulation by the European Council in early 2016, Blancco Technology Group today released […]