One Year On And 84% Of UK Consumers Don’t Think GDPR Has Been Effective

Three-fifths (59%) of consumers would feel more secure if their personal information was protected by their fingerprint  Despite the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May last year, research from IDEX Biometrics Asa has revealed UK consumers don’t feel their personal information is any safer. In fact, 84% of respondents don’t think GDPR […]

Top 50 Internet Site Stack Overflow Breached

Developer knowledge sharing site Stack Overflow has confirmed hackers breached its systems, but said customer data is unaffected.  Stack Overflow, founded in 2008, has more than 50 million monthly active users who use the site to share code and knowledge. It remains one of the top 50 most popular sites on the web, according to rankings by internet analytics […]

Microsoft RDP Pre-authentication Vulnerability

It has been reported that fears of a massive global computer virus outbreak have prompted Microsoft to issue security updates for very old versions of its Windows software.One patch is for Windows XP, which debuted in 2001 and Microsoft stopped supporting in 2014. Microsoft said the patch closed a hole that could be used to spread a virus. Malicious […]

Hacking Tesla Cars- How Leaving A Bluetooth Diagnostics Module Connected Is A Bad Idea

According to new research from Pen Test Partners, hackers could attach an ELM327 Bluetooth module to analyse the traffic and read CAN messages. If left in, a hacker could shut the car down. Dennis Kengo Oka, Senior Solution Architect at Synopsys: “Car manufacturers and suppliers should incorporate security in the entire software development lifecycle. Car manufacturers and suppliers should […]