“Shadow Brokers” New Threat-As-a-Service Subscription

Bleeping Computer is among news outlets reporting The Shadow Brokers Announce Details About Upcoming Monthly Dump Service – its data-and-exploits-as-a-service forfor which the subscription price is 100 Zcash cryptocurrency (approximately $28,000 US) per month.  When the Shadow Brokers recently teased the upcoming service, it indicated that among the service’s offerings would be web browser exploits, router exploits, mobile handset exploits and tools, items […]

New GDPR Countdown Study: Most Businesses Not Prepping (YouGov Survey)

The Register is reporting today on a new survey of 2000 businesses by YouGov and UK solicitors Irwin Mitchell, which exposes an underlying absence of awareness and urgency about complying with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which takes effect May 25, 2018. Findings show that just threein every ten organizations surveyed (29 percent) have started preparing for the new data governance rules. GDPR places data privacy and protection responsibilities […]

STEALTHbits Announces Free Shadow Brokers Vulnerability Utility

Arms Organizations to Win Against WannaCry Ransomware HAWTHORNE, NJ – (Marketwired) –  STEALTHbits Technologies Inc., a leading cybersecurity software company focused on protecting an organization’s credentials and data, announced today the release of a free utility to identify unpatched systems. This utility performs a vulnerability assessment relative to the Shadow Brokers exploits, including those leveraged by […]

The Media Trust On Google Bug That Allows Secret Audio And Video Recordings

Following the news of the emergence of the Google Chrome bug which allows websites to record audio and visuals without the users permission or knowledge, which could be potentially weaponised to spy on targets. IT security experts from The Media Trust and Comparitech.com commented below. Chris Olson, CEO at The Media Trust: “While Google may not consider […]

“Judy” Malware Shows Importance Of Protection From Unwanted Apps

Following the news that over 36 million Android devices may have been affected by the so-called “Judy” malware, David Emm, Principal Security Researcher at Kaspersky Lab commented below. David Emm, Principal Security Researcher at Kaspersky Lab: With news that 36.5 million devices could be affected by a new Android app called “Judy”, it is more crucial than […]

Industry First Data Asset Destruction Machine To Be Unveiled At Infosec 2017

– DataRaze: Revolutionising how businesses dispose of critical data assets – London: On June 06, 2017 at InfoSec 2017, DataRaze (www.dataraze.co.uk) will unveil its data asset destruction machine. The DataRaze unit is the UKs only machine that provides on-premise, fully auditable, physical destruction of critical data assets and will be performing live data destruction at Stand A20. The introduction of […]

5 Best VPN Services For WordPress

Virtual Private Networks, aka VPNs, are growing in popularity day by day. Thanks to geo-restrictions and censorship, the rising threat of cyberattacks, and increased spying from government agencies, more people are now relying on VPNs than ever before. No one likes to see their data or information getting comprised or spied upon, and this is […]

IFINSEC Financial Sector IT Security Conference And Exhibition

Date: 14-15 November 2017 Location: Istanbul – Turkey Event Website: www.ifinsec.com  Email: info@ifinsec.com   IFINSEC Financial Sector IT Security Conference and Exhibition (www.ifinsec.com) will be held on 14-15 November 2017 in Istanbul, Turkey. IFINSEC is a global, niche and dedicated conference focusing on IT Security technologies and solutions for financial industry. Sponsorship and delegate registrations […]