Secret Apple Code Posted On Github

Extraordinary Financial Performance for 2015

It has recently been reported that a top secret Apple code for the iPhone’s operating system was posted on Github. The code, “iBoot”, could potentially allow hackers to find security holes in the smartphone, enabling them to analyse Apple’s code, replicating and manipulating it for malicious purpose. Rusty Carter, VP of Product at Arxan Technologies commented […]

Serious DoS Flaw In WordPress

Attacks on private US PCs

A DoS flaw found in open source CMS WordPress is so simple anyone could use it. Ilia Kolochenko, CEO at web security company High-Tech Bridge commented below. Ilia Kolochenko, CEO at High-Tech Bridge: “Compared to many other WordPress vulnerabilities that allow attackers to take full control of the vulnerable website and even of the web server, this flaw […]

Swisscom Data Breach

Following the news that Swisscom has admitted that 800,000 customer records were breached last year (including names, address, telephone numbers and dates of birth) IT security experts commented below.  Swisscom described the information as ‘non-sensitive’ even though the information could be used to start a phishing attack against someone or combined with other data to […]

Cylance Expands Availability Of First AI-Based Consumer Endpoint Protection Platform: CylancePROTECT Home Edition

Employee Purchase Program Now Available LONDON, UK – Cylance® Inc., the company that revolutionised the antivirus and endpoint protection industry with true AI-powered prevention that blocks malware, ransomware, password-stealing Trojans, and the world’s most advanced cyberthreats, today announced the launch of the new Employee Purchase Program for CylancePROTECTÒ Home Edition. Available exclusively for companies enrolled in this program, employees of […]

DoJ Shuts Down Infraud Payment Card Fraud Ring – $530+ Stolen Since 2010; “In Fraud We Trust”

JP Morgan breach

The US Department of Justice has just shut down the Infraud Organization, a large and highly organized online credit card fraud ring believed responsible for more than $530 million in losses since 2010. Infraud has been a leading source for buying and selling stolen payment card data.  Thirty-six are now arrested, according to The US Justice Department in this press release. IT security experts […]

Check Point Announces CloudGuard, Complete Cyber Protection For The Cloud

Organisations Moving to the Cloud

New cloud security product family prevents account hijacking and Gen V cyber-attacks on SaaS applications and cloud workloads  Check Point has announced the CloudGuard product family to protect enterprises from Gen V cyber-attacks on cloud applications and infrastructure.  Check Point is also introducing CloudGuard SaaS protecting enterprises against cyber-attacks on SaaS applications. CloudGuard is a […]

US ID Fraud Hits Historic Highs – Million U.S. Victims

Javelin Research and Strategy’s 2018 Identity Fraud Study is out, underscoring the ever-advancing efforts of organized bad actors and the enormous challenges that consumers and organizations face in protecting sensitive personal data. Javelin offers five safety tips to protect consumers, and highlights four major trends: Record high incidence of identity fraud – In 2017, 6.64 percent of consumers became victims of identity fraud, an increase of almost one million victims from the previous […]