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Dozens of flawed medical devices open to Homeland-style cyber attack

24 Oct 2014  by Jamie Hinks
Dozens of flawed medical devices open to Homeland-style cyber attack
Two dozen devices ranging from implantable heart devices to infusion pumps are being investigated by US officials worried about flaws that could be exploited by hackers.

Microsoft Windows 10 is serious about security

24 Oct 2014  by Rob Enderle
Microsoft Windows 10 is serious about security
Much of what you will be hearing about Windows 10 this year will have to do with things that make you safer and your company IT folks happier.

Microsoft ramps up Windows 10 security, introduces two-factor authentication

23 Oct 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Microsoft ramps up Windows 10 security, introduces two-factor authentication
The software giant is trying to tempt enterprise firms to adopt the new OS after the disappointment of Windows 8, by introducing a host of new security features.

Enterprise adoption of Apple’s new iOS 8 is woefully sluggish

23 Oct 2014  by Darren Allan
Enterprise adoption of Apple’s new iOS 8 is woefully sluggish
Wandera has produced its Enterprise Mobile Data Report which shows that iOS 8 has seen the lowest take-up ever, and mobile security is problematic in general for the enterprise world.

More than half of Brits have been the victim of online crime

22 Oct 2014  by Barclay Ballard
More than half of Brits have been the victim of online crime
As part of its Get Safe Online Week 2014, the Cabinet Office has released a report on cyber crime, suggesting that the emotional damage of online fraud can often be as bad as the financial cost.

Terrorists, paparazzi, poachers: Report flags nefarious use of drones

22 Oct 2014  by Tom Phelan
Terrorists, paparazzi, poachers: Report flags nefarious use of drones
A report has highlighted the safety, security and privacy issues concerned with the increased use of drones in the UK over the next 20 years.

Don't get caught by this Ebola-themed malware scam

22 Oct 2014  by Paul Cooper
Don't get caught by this Ebola-themed malware scam
Researchers from security firm Trustwave have flagged up an instance of malware being sent by spammers taking advantage of the recent Ebola epidemic and West Africa.

Fight fire with fire: Using speed and sophistication to combat cyber attacks

22 Oct 2014  by Paul Nguyen
Fight fire with fire: Using speed and sophistication to combat cyber attacks
During a cyber attack, every second counts. While an attack can happen in an instant, it can take months to remove it from an organisation’s infrastructure. That’s a big problem.

Homeboy launches first “social” smart home security system

22 Oct 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Homeboy launches first “social” smart home security system
The device, available now in public beta, offers owners the option to add trusted friends and family to their network, allowing them to monitor their property and alert the authorities.

Staples becomes latest US store hit by credit card data breach

21 Oct 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Staples becomes latest US store hit by credit card data breach
The retailer did not disclose details of the breach, but has notified the authorities after banks identified a pattern of payment card fraud across several of its stores.

Chinese government launches cyber attack on Apple iCloud users

21 Oct 2014  by Guy Wright
Chinese government launches cyber attack on Apple iCloud users
According to the Greatfire.org website the Chinese government has launched a man-in-the-middle attack designed to intercept user’s iCloud account usernames and passwords.