Machine Learning Creates Detection-Evading Phishing URLs

Cyxtera Technologies, a cybersecurity vendor based in the USA, have built DeepPhish, a piece of machine-learning software that, allegedly, generates phishing URLs that beats phishing defense mechanisms. Tim Helming, Director of Product Management at DomainTools commented below. Tim Helming, Director of Product Management at DomainTools: “If cybersecurity researchers are using machine learning as a method of keeping us safe online, […]

22k Open, Vulnerable Containers Found Exposed On The Net

More than 22,000 container orchestration and API management systems are unprotected or publicly available on the internet, according to research from Lacework. According to reports, the containers suffer from poorly configured resources, lack of credentials and the use of non-secure protocols. As a result, hackers can remotely access the infrastructure to install, remove or encrypt any application that the […]

Marriott Hotels Partner With Alexa

It was reported yesterday that Amazon Alexa is going to become a butler at Marriott Hotels. Alexa for hospitality would assist in providing services ranging from ordering room service to requesting housekeeping or calling the concierge for dinner recommendations without picking up the phone. Terry Ray, CTO at Imperva commented below. Terry Ray, CTO at Imperva: “There is no shortage of […]

Jersey Nightclubs And Festivals Accepting Digital Identity App Yoti As Official ID

Jersey citizens can now leave their ID at home when heading to nightclubs and festivals by using Yoti, the digital ID provider for the island   Islanders of Jersey can now use digital identity app Yoti at nightclubs and events – giving them a simpler and safer way of proving their identity, while allowing them to leave […]

South Korea 35bn Won Bithumb Theft

The security of cryptocurrency has been thrown into the spotlight after the South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb said 35bn won ($31.5m) worth of virtual coins were stolen by hackers. This story has raised the question of security and whether cryptocurrency can be retrieved, if stolen. Senior IEEE Member and Professor of Cybersecurity at Ulster University, Dr Kevin Curran, says that consumers are […]