Security Flaw Ignored By Uber That Renders “

It has been revealed that Uber ignored a security bug that could give potential hackers access into user accounts by bypassing two-factor authentication, with the taxi giant stating the flaw “isn’t a particularly severe” problem. Javvad Malik, Security Advocate at AlienVault commented below. Javvad Malik, Security Advocate at AlienVault:  “Bug bounties are great for identifying flaws […]

Cyber-Security Threats From Russia

Hidden Threats in Encrypted Mission-Critical

In response to Sir Nick Carter’s comments advocating an increase in government spending to combat cyber-security threats from Russia, Piers Wilson, Head of Product Management at Huntsman Security commented below. Piers Wilson, Head of Product Management at Huntsman Security: “It is absolutely right to call for increased resources for British cyber-security defences. However, the problem is more than […]

Cyber Attacks Push Corporate Fraud To All-Time High

It has been reported that Cyber attacks have pushed corporate fraud around the world to an all-time high, with information theft overtaking the appropriation of physical assets for the first time on record, according to new data. Levels of reported fraud have gradually climbed since 2012, but 86 per cent of companies around the world […]

Confused Reports Still Circulating Rampantly

– Biometrics Co-Used with Password – On a number of tech media still circulating so rampantly are confused reports about the password and biometrics deployed in cyberspace. We could assume that the people who circulate the befuddled perception may well have mixed up the following two views. A: Biometrics brings some security (better than nothing). […]

Cyber-Attacks Could Cost The Same As Hurricane Katrina

Hacking costs UK businesses £34 billion

It has been reported that cyber-attack damage could cost as much as Hurricane Katrina. Paul Cant, VP EMEA at BMC Software commented below. Paul Cant, VP EMEA at BMC Software: “As we saw all too often over the course of the last twelve months, although organisations are increasingly realising the host of advantages that can […]