How Hackers Are Targeting The Shipping Industry

Jon Geater, CTO at Thales e-Security: “Digital transformation is increasingly being seen as more of a Hobson’s choice for traditional large industries. Those who fail to adopt the latest computer and data systems will be consigned to the scrap heap of history, while those who adopt them too fast leave themselves open to crippling cyberattacks. […]

Flaw That Affects Nearly All Modern Cars Allows Hackers To Shut Down Safety Features

Researchers have discovered a security flaw that could potentially affect all new vehicles. It allows an attacker to turn off safety features, such as airbags, ABS brakes, and power-steering — or any of a vehicle’s computerised components connected to its controller area network or CAN bus. Cybersecurity experts commented below. Leigh-Anne Galloway, Cyber Security Resilience Lead at Positive […]

Google Play’s Store & Hotel Hacks

Moshe Elias, Director of Product Marketing at Allot Communications commented below on the recent Wi-Fi attacks happening at Google Play’s store or hotels across Europe. Moshe Elias, Director of Product Marketing at Allot Communications: “Mobile users expect to be protected whether they’re using their device at their desk, on the train, or in their hotel room, and who better to fulfill […]

Source: Chicago Voter Data Breach

A leading supplier of U.S. voting machines has confirmed the exposure of data from more than 1.8M Illinois residents. This included voter names, addresses, birth dates and partial Social Security numbers. John Suit, CTO at Trivalent, a leading provider of next generation data protection provides an insight on this breach below. John Suit, CTO at Trivalent: “The […]

DJI Drones Will Now Include A Privacy Mode

Following new that DJI have added a privacy mode to its drones to prevent flight data being shared to the internet, Raj Samani, Chief Scientist and Fellow at McAfee commented below. Raj Samani, Chief Scientist and Fellow at McAfee: “Drone security continues to be a key issue. Privacy is just one aspect as drones are fast […]

Underwriters Laboratories’ New Cybersecurity Standards For Industrial Control Sys

Underwriters Laboratories has developed new cybersecurity standards for the Industrial Control industry in collaboration with the Department of Homeland Security and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. The standards were developed to provide cybersecurity criteria for testing third-party software and to validate the security claims of software vendors. Edgard Capdevielle, CEO at Nozomi commented below. […]

Uber Agrees To 20 Years Of Privacy Audits After FTC Says It ‘Failed Consumers’

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CNBC reported earlier this afternoon that Uber has agreed to privacy audits for the next 20 years and will be implementing a new privacy program as part of the settlement. The ride-hailing start-up stopped using an automated system for monitoring employee access to consumer data after less than a year, the FTC said. More than 100,000 names and […]

Attackers Use Pulse Wave DDoS To Pin Down Multiple Targets

New findings from Imperva Incapsula research published today, details the emergence of a new DDoS assault pattern, which has been named Pulse Wave. According to lead researcher Igal Zeifman, “Pulse Wave DDoS represents a new attack methodology, made up of a series of short-lived pulses occurring in clockwork-like succession, which accounts for some of the most ferocious DDoS attacks […]