US Manufacturers Targeted By Hackers

The latest report from Computing Research Association’s Computing Community Consortium (CCC) together with MForesight, a federally-funded consortium for the U.S. manufacturing industry says that US Manufacturers are prime targets for cyber-attacks and cyber-espionage. The report entitled, “Cybersecurity for Manufacturers,” is calling for the government and industry to collaborate on an effective cybersecurity framework to safeguard […]

Biometrics System To Scan Our Hearts To Lock And Unlock Gadgets

Federated Identity Service

Researchers have recently developed a biometric system that scans the dimensions of users’ hearts to lock or unlock gadgets. David Emm, Principal Security Researcher at Kaspersky Lab provides an insight on the development as well as the implications of biometric technology in general. David Emm, Principal Security Researcher at Kaspersky Lab: “The swift development of biometric […]

Malware Found To Hijack Facebook Likes

A malware strain named Faceliker has been detected that can take over browsers and manipulate Facebook likes to promote social media content. The malware is usually packed in rogue browser add-ons, and specifically Chrome extensions. Users are lured to pages that promote these rogue extensions, either using email or Facebook Messenger spam. Javvad Malik, Security Advocate at AlienVault […]

JPMorgan Chase Cybersecurity Team Uses Garfield To Help Kids Stay Safe Online

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JPMorgan Chase Mobilizes Its Cybersecurity Team to Help Children and Parents Stay Safe Online The Center for Cyber Safety and Education announced it has selected JPMorgan Chase as its 2017 Partner of the Year for making online safety awareness a cornerstone of its volunteerism efforts. By institutionalizing Safe and Secure Online, a program that helps […]

Vetropack Uses Artificial Intelligence To Reveal Elusive Cyber Threats And Take Decisive Action Before Irreparable Damage Is Done

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European glass manufacturer automates the time-consuming hunt for cyber attackers and improves security operations  Vectra, the leader in automating the hunt for in-progress cyber attacks inside networks, today announced that Vetropack Group, a leading European manufacturer of packaging glass for the food and beverage industry, selected the Vectra cybersecurity platform to protect its key assets and streamline security operations. […]

Sonic Breach

In response to today’s report of a breach at fast food giant Sonic which may impact millions of credit & debit cards, and which are believed for sale on the dark web by Joker’s Stash (indexed by city, state and ZIP code).  Robert W. Capps, Vice President, Business Development at NuData Security commented below. Robert W. Capps, Vice President, Business Development at NuData […]

How A Productive IT Department Improves Data Security

Have you thought seriously about the ramifications that could happen to a business due to a data security breach? Such an event damages reputations, can be extremely costly and usually causes stress for employees and affected stakeholders. Keep reading to learn how an IT department that’s working at or near peak productivity often actively shields […]

The Media Trust On Google Phishing

A security bug discovered in November, but that has yet to be fixed within Google’s new internet standard Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) is being leveraged by hackers to launch phishing attacks against some Gmail Users. Chris Olson, CEO at The Media Trust commented below. Chris Olson, CEO at The Media Trust: “Phishing is a growing concern […]

Deloitte Cyber Attack

As several outlets are reporting today, Deloitte, a “big four” accounting firm, has confirmed that its internal email systems were breached. It’s believed that the breach may have been ongoing since 2016. IT security experts commented below. John Gunn, CMO at VASCO Data Security: “The massive breaches of credit card numbers and social security numbers is contributing to […]

Manchester Police Still Using Old Windows XP

It has been revealed that Manchester Police Force (England’s second largest) are still using the operating system Windows XP, which Microsoft ended nearly all support for in 2014. This poses as a serious cyber security issue, Jamie Moles, Security Consultant at Lastline commented below. Jamie Moles, Security Consultant at Lastline: “It comes as no surprise to hear that Manchester Police Force […]