Tumblr Down Due To A Possible DDoS Attack

Tumblr went down for over two hours as a result of a potential large-scale DDoS attack, with users unable to access the blogging site. Stephanie Weagle, VP at Corero Network Security commented below. Stephanie Weagle, VP at Corero Network Security: “Reports of popular blogging site Tumblr being taken offline by way of DDoS attack once again proves […]

Navigating A New Landscape Of Customer Identity Management

GDPR. Four letters, one colossal shift in privacy compliance for companies around the globe.  With organisations collecting increasing amounts of data, customers and the governments that represent them have evolving expectations about the transparency surrounding data collection, and the laws that govern the usage and reporting of it. Only recently, Whatsapp was warned by European […]

Faketoken, A New Mobile Malware Phone Trojan

Following the news that security researchers have discovered a new mobile malware phone Trojan targeting about 2,000 android financial apps, to make it an international threat, cyber criminals have included translation for 77 different languages. Robert Capps, vp of business development for NuData Security commented below. Robert Capps, VP of Business Development at NuData Security: “The Faketoken […]

CEO/TechCrunch Disrupt Finalist: 2017 Cybersecurity Predictions

Data Will Continue to Be Weaponized in New and Inventive Ways Between the ransomware attacks that plagued the healthcare industry in 2016, and the wave of politically motivated data leaks that occurred during the run up to the election, it’s clear that the value of information now goes far beyond its sticker price on the […]

Groupon Users Losing Thousands Of Pounds Following Breach

A number of Groupon users have seen hundreds of pounds stolen, as hackers snap up expensive goods using their accounts. The first sign of unapproved activity popped up earlier this month, with Groupon account holders receiving confirmation emails for products they hadn’t purchased. IT security experts from Varonis, Alert Logic, NSFOCUS, Comparitech.com, Lieberman Software and ESET commented […]

Danger Around The Corner! Cyber-Sec Predictions

Businesses and consumers alike have been affected by the almost daily threats of data breaches and the impact of these have on a continuous basis. Will such threats enable identity fraud, send a business under or even give adversaries further power to conduct ever more dangerous attacks? Michael Sutton, CISO at Zscaler, has crafted his top […]

Imperva 2017 IT Security Predictions

Botnet of Things: The lion’s share of growth in connected devices is related to IoT – cameras, smart watches, fitness bracelets, smart shoes, smart TVs and other connected appliances. In fact, we discussed the issue of botnets and the Internet of Things (IoT)  at the end of 2015. These simple devices, with embedded computing and communication […]