Opera Blacklists Tampermonkey Extension Being Installed by Malware

Opera blacklisted the version of Tampermonkey that is currently offered on the Chrome Web Store as it is being installed by Windows malware. This prevents the extension from working in theOpera browser. Opera users who installed Tampermonkey 4.7.54 from the Chrome Web Store found out today that the browser has blacklisted the extension. When they open the browser’s extensions list, they are greeted with a […]

The Government Shutdown Affect On Cybersecurity Inbox

Expert Comments below: John McCumber, Director of Cybersecurity Advocacy, North America at (ISC)2: “The government’s shutdown may lead to longer-term challenges when it comes to the management of our national cybersecurity workforce. The Federal government is already facing an uphill battle in the recruiting competition against higher-paying private sector organizations and issues like this only […]

Just A Bag Of Nails

About 10 years ago now, I recall discussing my concept of internal civil disobedience, and insurgency with another professional – question, ‘just how do you cause widespread chaos by none technical means?’ – answer = employ around 5 individuals, place them on a bridge London (or any other City) over a major feeder road/motorway early […]

Four Trends That Will Shape The Cybersecurity Landscape In 2019

2018 has been a big year. With GDPR fundamentally changing the way many businesses operate and several high profile data breaches hitting the headlines, it’s not been a smooth road by any means. Moving into 2019, we can expect to see many businesses still scrambling to get to grips with compliance, securing data and regaining […]

AI Tool Used By Police To Spot Fake Reports

Following the announcement that British scientists have developed a new computer programme that can spot if someone has lied to police about being robbed Andy Davies, consultant, police and intelligence services at analytics leader SAS UK highlights how artificial intelligence and data analytics can help the police do their jobs more effectively and efficiently. With law enforcement […]

Singapore Data Breach

Singapore Airlines has revealed that a software bug exposed personal data of 285 customers including seven with passport details after a change was instituted on their website over the weekend. Expert comments below: Ryan Wilk, VP of Customer Success at NuData Security: “Whether it be a software glitch or data breach, companies need to mitigate […]