Corporate Websites Used For Cybercrime

More than 12,000 business websites were used by cybercriminals to deliver malware in 2017 according to the Menlo State of the Web 2017 report. Chris Olson, CEO at The Media Trust commented below. Chris Olson, CEO at The Media Trust: “Enterprises should be concerned about the increasing frequency of website breaches attributed to compromised third-party code. […]

Cyber Security And Protecting Your Marketplace: A Guide

What is Cyber Security? Cyber security is a protection protocol made to protect physical and virtual systems from theft. Protecting your files requires a coordinated efforts through an information system. Here are some common elements about cyber security: End user education Network Security Application Security Operational Security Business continuity planning One of the largest and […]

3 Simple Steps To Securing Your ICS Systems Against Digital Threats

We live in a world where connectivity is key. It’s brought conveniences to our personal lives, and organizations are adopting it into the industrial world to boost productivity. Industrial control systems (ICS), which manage utilities like water, gas, and electricity, are one such example of this ongoing trend. Organizations are putting ICS systems online so […]

NameCheap Name Server Vulnerability Allows Unauthorized Users To Create Sub-Domains

New PCI DSS 3.1

News broke yesterday that domain registrar NameCheap have been implicated in a server vulnerability which allows unauthorized users to create sub-domains. Tim Helming, Director of Product Management at DomainTools commented below. Tim Helming, Director of Product Management at DomainTools: “This is exactly the kind of issue which highlights the importance of domain registrars taking security as seriously as possible. Hijacking DNS […]

A New Solution For Cyber Fraud

Hiscox publishes its annual Cyber Readiness Report today, offering a best practice blueprint for businesses to counter the growing threat of cybercrime and fraud. Without investment in prevention, detection and training, firms risk exposing themselves to costly business interruptions and brand impairment. A number of large-scale cyber-attacks have grabbed media attention in the headlines in recent years. […]

Serious DoS Flaw Spotted In WordPress Platform

Why I have to update my Wordpress?

According to the Hacker News, a “simple yet serious application-level Denial of Service (DoS) vulnerability has been discovered in WordPress CMS platform that could allow anyone to take down most WordPress websites even with a single machine…”  Lee Munson, Security Researcher at Comparitech.com commented below. Lee Munson, Security Researcher at Comparitech.com: “Just about everyone with a website of […]

National Center For Cyber ​​Security Report

Cybersecurity

This morning, the UK’s National Centre for Cyber Security (NCSC) has issued a report on the first results of some of their key cybersecurity initiatives. IT security expert Bob Rudis, Chief Data Scientist at Rapid7 commented below. Bob Rudis, Chief Data Scientist at Rapid7: “The design and labour behind the National Cyber Security Centre’s Active Cyber Defence initiatives […]

Oh no, More Connected Industrial Connected Systems

OPM security failings

The number of industrial control systems (ICS) connected to the internet has increased year on year – meaning more and more infrastructure is sitting on the ‘net potentially open to attack. Of the 175,632 internet-accessible ICS equipment detected, approximately 42 per cent were in the US, marking a 10 per cent increase over the previous […]