UN Warns Police Are Not Up To Targeting Dark Web Superstores

The United Nation’s Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has published its annual report and this year made particular note of the issues thrown up by the illicit trade of goods and drugs on the so-called dark web. IT Security Experts from AppRiver and Lieberman Software provided their viewpoints how the police can target dark web superstores. Troy […]

Police Forces Suffer 10 Data Breaches Every Week

With a new report from Big Brother Watch revealing that police across the UK have experienced 2,315 breaches in the last five years – roughly 10 every week. Data security specialist Justine Cross from Watchful Software provides an insight on how forces need to work to improve their security. Justine Cross, Regional Director at Watchful Software: “The revelation […]

Lenovo Security Flaw

Following the news about Lenovo security flaw that could enable attackers to circumvent Windows’ basic security protocols, John Smith, principal solution architect at Veracode commented below.  John Smith, Principal Solution Architect at Veracode: “In today’s digital age, customers simply should not accept vulnerabilities as the fault of third-party providers, and should hold organisations to account concerning data […]

The Real Threat Of Cyberterrorism

Cyberterrorism: just how real is the threat? When confronted with the idea of cyberterrorism, much of the population would shrug. How much would a large scale disruption of computer networks or a malware attack on a government actually affect the average person’s life or livelihood? Is cyberterrorism really an imminent threat? The issue lies with […]

Providing Fast Updates And Preventive Backup On WordPress With Command Line Tools

When we manage/administrate a WordPress (WP) website publicly accessible to the Internet, two things are important to considerate/thinking about in these days: The first one is that he implement the security patch in the newer versions, so to keep your website far from known (public) vulnerabilities is mandatory to continuous update the Core of the […]

Battling The Botnet Armies

Jeff Harris, VP, Solutions Marketing at Ixia looks at the growing armies of botnets, and how their tactics can be nullified using intelligent IP address filtering  Botnet armies have got bigger, more active and more heavily armed than ever before.  In the first quarter of 2016, attacks launched by bots reached a record high of […]

UK law enforcement and businesses are losing the “cyber arms race”

With the news from the National Crime Agency (NCA) that UK law enforcement and businesses are losing the “cyber arms race” with online attackers, Anomali commented below. Jonathan Martin, EMEA Operations Director at Anomali: “Organisations must come to terms with the fact that cyber criminals are going to continue, and it’s the aggressor who decides […]