The Rise of Android Ransomware

The Rise of Android Ransomware

ESET®, the pioneer of proactive protection, released its white paper “The Rise of Android Ransomware” [BO1]. The report tracks the developing trend of this especially insidious malware. Whether via encryption capabilities (as discovered by ESET in 2014 with Simplocker), with PIN locking capabilities (as LockerPin discovered by ESET in 2015) or simply lockscreen ability, this type […]

Instagram Rolls out two-factor Authentication

Instagram Rolls out two-factor Authentication

You may have seen news this morning that Instagram has announced the roll out of two-factor authentication technology. Hans Zandbelt, senior technical architect, Ping Identity have the following comments on it. Hans Zandbelt, Senior Technical Architect, Ping Identity: As hackers become ever more sophisticated in their methods, high profile brands and organisations must take tangible steps […]

The Hero within: How your Body can become your Ultimate Protector

How your Body can become your Ultimate Protector

Imagine a world where your body was part of your connected home security solution and you could automatically scan your surroundings for cyber-threats. Or where your body could sense other, more human threats in the vicinity, based on an intelligent, computational analysis of behavioural and emotional markers that your conscious mind might miss. Would you […]

Will MazarBOT be the Straw that Breaks Android’s Back?

Will MazarBOT be the Straw that Breaks Android’s Back?

The deep access granted to banking Trojan MazarBOT for Android shows exactly why app development and maintenance fall far short of the sophisticated threats they are posed with. That’s according to Jan Vidar Krey, Head of Development at Norwegian app security firm Promon, who found the most alarming part of the malware was not its […]

IT Audit Best Practices: Taking a UK Perspective

IT Audit Best Practices: Taking a UK Perspective

IT audit leaders and functions are at the forefront of providing confidence over the technological change revolution occurring across all industries, which is continuing to gather steam. Cybersecurity issues, digitisation, the global proliferation of mobile devices and the rapidly maturing Internet of Things are succeeding in connecting more people but bring with them a horde […]

Seasonal Data Security: How Businesses can be one Step Ahead

How Businesses can be one Step Ahead

The busiest season of the year for many businesses is without a doubt, the festive period. Retailers and couriers across the UK have just endured another record breaking year for sales, both in-store and online. With this in mind, organisations across the nation would have had to frantically prepare not only their stock and festive […]