Fundamental Flaw In Password Managers Exposes User Credentials In Computer Memory

It has been reported that top password managers have fundamental flaws that expose user credentials in computer memory, according to a new study by researchers at Independent Security Evaluators (ISE). In the new report titled “Under the Hood of Secrets Management,” ISE researchers revealed serious weaknesses with top password managers: 1Password, Dashlane, KeePass and LastPass. ISE examined the underlying […]

Over 130 Establishments In The U.S. Hit By The Same POS Malware Attack

News has surfaced that North Country Business Products (NCBP), a Minnesota-based provider of point-of-sale (POS) products, announced a security breach last week. The company said hackers compromised its IT system and later planted POS malware on the network of some of its customers. It is thought that 139 locations have been compromised with critical customer payment data likely […]

Microsoft Says Hackers Targeted EU Thinktanks And NFPs With Phishing Emails

Following the news that Microsoft announced that hackers targeted European think tanks and non-profit organizations which often have contact with government officials, Corin Imai, Senior Security Advisor at DomainTools commented below. Corin Imai, Senior Security Advisor at DomainTools: “Microsoft’s discovery is an important reminder that while phishing is often associated with consumer-facing scams, the threat to businesses and organisations is equally as serious. […]

2.8M UK Businesses Vulnerable To IoT And OT Cyber-Attacks

Hacking costs UK businesses £34 billion

Half of all UK businesses (49%) believe they have unknown third-party devices on their networks, an increase of 110,000 since last year  85% of IT managers say this poses a security risk to their organisations    Half (49%) of the UK’s 5.7m businesses are leaving themselves vulnerable to cyber-attacks by having unknown devices on their network, new […]

The Role Of Biometrics In Healthcare

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Biometrics can transform crucial aspects of healthcare, and in doing so protect people at their most vulnerable. Biometric authentication can drive up clinical standards, protect staff and patients, and combat fraud. When used in large-scale private and public healthcare systems such as hospitals, doctors’ offices, national or regional medical insurance programmes those benefits can be very substantial […]

Toyota Australia Confirms Cyber Attack

Toyota Australia confirms 'attempted cyber attack' https://t.co/1zYe5UO4v0 — Cyber Intelligence House (@cyberintelhouse) February 21, 2019 Following the news that Toyota Australia confirmed a cyber-attack which took down its email system, Jake Moore, cyber security expert at ESET UK commented below. Jake Moore, Cyber Security Expert at ESET UK:  “Cybercrime constantly evolves and the usual vectors […]

Cyber-Thieves Set Sights On Hijacking Payment Data

It has been reported that thousands of websites are being hit by cyber-thieves who implant code to scope up payment card numbers. Security giant Symantec found more than 4,800 websites were being hit by these “form-jacking” attacks every month. They were now inserting “attack code”, either when sites failed to update core software to close loopholes or via […]