Retefe Malware Targeted Tesco Bank And Others

ESET researchers have discovered a link between the Tesco Bank breach and the Retefe malware. The Retefe trojan horse goes after users’ online banking credentials, which can be then misused to conduct fraudulent transactions. Thousands more could be at risk as there is quite a lengthy list of other banks located in many other countries […]

Yahoo Admits Some Staff Knew About The 2014 Hack By A State-Sponsored Attacker

Some employees at Yahoo were aware of a recently disclosed major hacking incident when it occurred in 2014, the company revealed in a Securities and Exchange filing yesterday. The Financial Times reported that an investigation has been launched, to look into the “scope of the knowledge within the company in 2014” regarding the breach, which was announced six weeks ago. […]

Vulnerability In Philips Hue Lightbulbs

Smart light bulbs may be the next big IoT attack vector and researchers have now created a proof-of-concept worm that can be used to spread across smart light bulbs, potentially infecting an entire network and opening them up to exploitation. IT security experts from the prpl Foundation and AlienVault commented below. Cesare Garlati, Chief Security Strategist at the prpl […]

Employees Consistently Flout Security Policies, Say IT Managers

Despite investment in cyber security, employees are still putting organisations at risk, according to new research from Databarracks A new study reveals that nearly two thirds (61 per cent) of IT decision makers believe their employees regularly circumvent company security policies. Despite the fact that over half of those surveyed have invested in safeguards to […]