Intel Chip Flaw

Following the news that a fundamental design flaw in Intel’s processor chips, dating back to 1995 would allow an attacker to read protected memory, IT security experts commented below. Ido Naor, Senior Security Researcher, GReAT at Kaspersky: “Two severe vulnerabilities have been discovered in Intel chips, both of which could enable attackers to seize sensitive information from apps by […]

Biometrics In 2018: Will This Mark Beginning Of The End Of Passwords?

In response to recent think pieces on the end of passwords, an expert in passive behavioral biometrics with NuData Security, a Mastercard Company commented below. Robert W. Capps, Vice President, Business Development at NuData Security: “2018 will be the year when customers, citizens, and companies will have to be identified in new and different ways. 2017 was the […]

Cyberattacks and Critical Infrastructure In 2018

The latest attacks on critical infrastructure in the Middle East with Triton and Copperfield reveal how cybercriminals and nation-states are probing critical infrastructure networks for any vulnerabilities in Industrial Control Systems (ICS) right down to targeting individual employees. These are industrial grade threats that are getting more sophisticated with each new attack. Edgard Capdevielle, CEO […]

EtherDelta Suspends Service After Alleged Hack

Cryptocurrency exchange EtherDelta has suspended service following an alleged hack. Web security company High-Tech Bridge’s CEO, Ilia Kolochenko, commented below on cryptocurrencies simply not having enough skills to protect their infrastructure. Ilia Kolochenko, CEO at High-Tech Bridge: “Unfortunately, this is just a tip of the iceberg. Many crypto currency platforms and exchanges are compromised without even being […]