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Finance and HR Staff Labeled Biggest Security Risks

Finance and HR Staff Labeled Biggest Security Risks

A mix of people, policy and tech is needed to lock down risk

26 Mobile Phone Models Contain Pre-Installed Spyware

26 Mobile Phone Models Contain Pre-Installed Spyware

Phones from Huawei, Lenovo and Xiaomi have pre-installed spyware—even as Android is on track to hit 2 million new malware apps this year.

Baby Monitors Have Grown-up Security Flaws

Baby Monitors Have Grown-up Security Flaws

Critical vulnerabilities in three popular baby monitors, and a slew of other problems in others, allow hackers to spy on the household.

Singtel Closes $770 Million Trustwave Acquisition

Singtel Closes $770 Million Trustwave Acquisition

Singtel will provide threat intelligence from its Asia Pacific network for TrustWave’s managed security services.

WHSmith IT Bug Exposes Customer Info

WHSmith IT Bug Exposes Customer Info

Contact Us form error means subscriber details were shared with other customers

OPM Blows $133m on Post-Breach ID Monitoring

OPM Blows $133m on Post-Breach ID Monitoring

Affected employees still haven’t been informed

Shifu Trojan Features ‘Power Patchwork’ of Banking Malware

Shifu Trojan Features ‘Power Patchwork’ of Banking Malware

Threat currently confined to Japan, but may spread in future

US-CERT: Belkin Wi-Fi Router Has a Slew of Flaws

US-CERT: Belkin Wi-Fi Router Has a Slew of Flaws

Attacks could run the gamut from arbitrary file injection to man-in-the-middle attacks to cross-site request forgery (CSRF).

Comcast Appoints a CISO

Comcast Appoints a CISO

The move indicates that broadband providers may be finally taking cybersecurity for their end users more seriously.

London Makes Top 10 for Safe Web 'Hoods

London Makes Top 10 for Safe Web 'Hoods

In contrast, some TLDs, like .zip, are used for the sole purpose of playing host to a large number of scams and spam.

Ransomware Soars 127% But Mobile Threat is Muted: McAfee Labs

Ransomware Soars 127% But Mobile Threat is Muted: McAfee Labs

New research claims mobile infection rates actually dropped in Q2

Foreign Spooks Use Hacked US Data to Root Out Spies – Report

Foreign Spooks Use Hacked US Data to Root Out Spies – Report

OPM, Anthem, Ashley Madison et al provide treasure trove of intelligence

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