North Korea Primed For Large-Scale Cyber Attacks

North Korea has been expanding its cyber warfare capabilities and is now poised to launch large scale cyber attacks against other nations states. This comes on the same day that a Freedom of Information request has revealed that 25% of UK councils have suffered a data breach in the last five years. North Korea poised […]

Singapore Ministry Of Defence Concludes Successful Ethical Hacking Program

Defence Ministry Resolved 35 Vulnerabilities in Three Weeks, Thanks to Hackers The Singapore Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) today announced the results of the first MINDEF Bug Bounty Challenge, which was facilitated by HackerOne, the leading hacker-powered security platform. The three-week program invited 300 ethical hackers to penetrate its systems, including the Ministry’s public website, NS Portal, and […]

Smart Meters Leave Every Home Owner Vulnerable To Attack, Says Kaspersky Lab

Following the news that smart meters could leave British homes vulnerable to cyber-attacks, David Emm, Principal Security Researcher at Kaspersky Lab commented below.   David Emm, Principal Security Researcher at Kaspersky Lab: “Today’s homes include more smart devices than ever before, including smart meters. The main benefit of such connected domestic devices is convenience as they […]

Thousands Of Snapchat Users Exposed After Cyberattack

It has been revealed that Snapchat has suffered a cyber attack resulting in over 55,000 users being exposed. The phishing attack tricked users into handing over their credentials including passwords, which eventually made their way onto a public website. IT security experts commented below. Javvad Malik, Security Advocate at AlienVault: “Attacking the human through phishing or […]

Keeping Pace With IoT In B2B Design And Manufacturing

As technology plays a growing role in how today’s businesses are run, it’s clear the Internet of Things (IoT) will continue to improve efficiency and productivity through the delivery of more timely operations and unique insights through business data. Ericsson forecasts 50 billion connected “things” by 2020 and while it’s clearly an exciting time for […]

Protecting The Power-Grid From Cyber-Attacks Requires A Change Of Mindset

Energy, transport, water, health and other critical services firms are at risk of being fined up to £17m in May, if they don’t adopt best-practice cyber-security methods. In an attempt to boost the cyber-protection of the UK’s most critical industries, the government is pushing firms to turn to the best standard of cyber defence available. […]

New Era Of Warfare

Security Experts believe a new Era of warfare is here that combines destructive military might with malicious cyberattacks. Triton, a sophisticated malware on par with the likes of Stuxnet, that almost took down a petrol chemical plant in Saudi Arabia last August was the first shot across the bow. Triton was able to penetrate the […]

Kaspersky Lab’s High-Quality Protection Proves Unstoppable In Independent Tests

For the fifth year in a row, Kaspersky Lab has again retained the top spot in its TOP3 cybersecurity metric, based on independent tests. Kaspersky Lab products outperformed those of all other security vendors in a broad spectrum of independent tests in 2017 – coming first place 72 times out of 86 tests and reviews, and finishing in the top […]