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The black white and grey of hacking

IN the words of one of Michael Jackson's biggest hits, "it don't matter if you're black or white". But when it comes to the clandestine, off-grid world of hacking, the distinction between the two is vital.

Publication Date: 14/11/2017

Cybersecurity at Work

Why bother with cybersecurity if you are not the one responsible for it? Because even if you don’t work in IT, cybersecurity is still part of your job, and if something goes wrong because of you, you may be held accountable.

Publication Date: 11/11/2017

Google says hackers steal almost 250,000 web logins each week

Looking at cybercriminal black markets and public forums, the company found millions of usernames and passwords stolen directly through hacking. It also uncovered billions usernames and passwords indirectly exposed in third-party data breaches.

Publication Date: 11/11/2017

Chrome users beware: A new 'Catch-All' extension could steal everything you type

A malicious Chrome extension is spreading in Brazil, and it's capable of stealing everything typed inside a browser window. Here's what to look out for before it spreads.

Publication Date: 09/11/2017

Stuxnet-style code signing is more widespread than anyone thought

Forgeries undermine the trust millions of people place in digital certificates.

Publication Date: 08/11/2017

Apple protects its Wi-Fi enabled devices from KRACK attack

Apple has released security updates for its many popular products, and has finally plugged the recently unveiled WPA2 flaws that allow attackers to extract sensitive information from Wi-Fi traffic.

Publication Date: 03/11/2017

Researchers analyze 3,200 unique phishing kits

Most phishing sites are quickly detected and access to them is blocked, but not matter how fast the “takedown” happens, the number of victims is still large enough to make the phishers’ effort worthwhile.

Publication Date: 01/11/2017

Why WPA2-PSK can be a security risk even with an uncracked key

WPA2-PSK is a popular way to bolster wireless security, but it's not perfect.

Publication Date: 27/10/2017

Bad Rabbit: New Ransomware Attack Rapidly Spreading Across Europe

A new widespread ransomware attack is spreading like wildfire around Europe and has already affected over 200 major organisations, primarily in Russia, Ukraine, Turkey and Germany, in the past few hours.

Publication Date: 26/10/2017

Incident detection as one of the key pillars of cyber security in SMEs

The latest Eurobarometer survey on European attitudes towards cybercrime, requested by the EC, indicates a high & increasing level of concern about cyber security across the EU.

Publication Date: 19/10/2017