Can AI and Technology Wipe Out Dating Paltforms Frauds? Expert Weighs In

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The year’s Valentine’s Day and recent buzz around Tinder Swindler reminds us of the painful persistence of romance scams, which is set to reach an ‘industrial scale‘. However, the onslaught of social media comments bashing victims – the majority of which were women – for being “stupid women” and “naive” is unacceptable.  In light of this, Industry Leader comments on how AI […]

Faxploiting Or How Fax Machines Can Be Hacked

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There are very few cyber security scandals that caught the headlines like the Sony Pictures Hack. Thousands of documents were stolen and displayed online, including emails and messages between executives. In the wake of the hacks, Sony’s management team sought a way to avoid the vulnerabilities of email that caused such great problems. The result was they turned to […]

How To Cybersecurity: Gravity Is A Harsh Mistress

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I love the boundless possibilities of modern software development. Anyone with a computer and an internet connection can code. More than any other time in human history, each of us has the power to build something in software, to realise whatever we can imagine. At the same time, a thriving ecosystem of open source software […]

Confidential Health Data Of Thousands Of Dorset Patients Leaked By Accident

It has been reported that the private data of thousands of NHS patients across Dorset was breached during a five-year-period – among the highest in the country. A new study has shown Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust (DHC) experienced the fourth highest number of data breaches in the UK, however the trust says this […]

Cost Of Cyber Insurance Surging, Whats Your View?

As reported by the Financial Times, the cost of cyber insurance has risen steeply over the past year. According to Marsh, the price of cover in the US grew by 130 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2021 alone, while in the UK it grew by 92 per cent. That has increased pressure on […]

Thousands Of WordPress Sites Threatened By PHP Everywhere RCE Flaws

MCRYPT Into Your PHP Code

Following the news that thousands of WordPress sites have been threatened by PHP Everywhere RCE flaws – PHP Everywhere RCE flaws threaten thousands of WordPress sites (bleepingcomputer.com) – Jamie Akhtar, co-founder and CEO of CyberSmart explains the importance of regular patches and the danger of zero-day vulnerabilities.

Redline Stealer Malware Hidden In Windows 11 Upgrade

HP researchers are reporting Attackers Disguise RedLine Stealer as a Windows 11 Upgrade. Windows 10 users are being duped into downloading a fake Windows 11 installers that are being used to spread the info-stealing RedLine malware. Excerpt: On 27 January 2022, the day after the final phase of the Windows 11 upgrade was announced, we […]