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
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
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 will provide threat intelligence from its Asia Pacific network for TrustWave’s managed security services.
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
Affected employees still haven’t been informed
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
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
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
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
New research claims mobile infection rates actually dropped in Q2
Foreign Spooks Use Hacked US Data to Root Out Spies – Report
OPM, Anthem, Ashley Madison et al provide treasure trove of intelligence