Saturday, January 19, 2019
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Fortnite Vulnerabilities Allow Hackers To Take Over Gamers’ Accounts, Data And In-Game Currency

Cybersecurity researchers today shared details of vulnerabilities that could have affected any player of the hugely popular online battle game, Fortnite. If exploited, the vulnerability would have given an attacker full access to a user’s account and their personal information  as well...
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Do You Know Your Customers?

Every third Thursday of each quarter, ‘Know Your Customer’ Day is held. The day transcends all industries, aimed at businesses and designed to serve as a reminder of how important it is to take the time to understand your customer. In the cybersecurity industry, it...
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Who Goes There? How Blockchain Could Transform Identity And Access Management

Marc Vanmaele, CEO of TrustBuilder considers whether blockchain will become an IAM game changer From a niche cryptocurrency discussed only in the most technical and computing-focused circles, to an imagination-capturing marketplace featured in the mainstream press, bitcoin has undergone a transformative journey over the past...
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If Cybersecurity Breaches Are Inevitable What Should Organizations Do About It?

There’s an inconvenient truth in the business community. As many business decision-makers are only too aware, hardly a week seems to go by without a data breach of some form being reported to press, and this year alone has witnessed some major...
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Disaster Recovery: Beyond Backup

With the excessive amounts of data circulating in today’s modern organizations, the importance offinding a perfect storage solution, that can safeguard data, is deemed more imperative than ever. As data generation shows no signs of slowing down, it’s necessary to realize and...
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Lessons From Some Of The World’s Largest Data Breaches, And The Way Forward

“What I did 50 years ago is 4,000 times easier to do today because of technology,” says Frank Abagnale, 70-year-old FBI security consultant and former con man. His exploits as a check forger and impostor in the 1960s were...
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Action AGAINST Online Child Abuse Images

When it comes to protecting Children and Young Persons online, there have been multiple initiatives, yet there have also been sadly a several historical failings by some incumbent UK based Agencies which, by inference allowed several disgusting habits to...
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Orphaned Accounts: Did The Quora Hack Reveal Hidden Dangers?

From watching funny cat videos to checking the latest news, we are all familiar with the exchange of personal data (email address information, and the like) for services. But, could we be becoming dangerously complacent? Studies reveal that 57...
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Weaponised Emails Pose Biggest Threat To Cyber Security In 2019

UK cyber security innovator Glasswall Solutions predicts decline of mass cyber-attacks as criminals opt for more tailored methods, with awareness growing that anti-virus technology fails to provide full protection Glasswall Solutions, the pioneering UK-based cyber security company, today reveals its five...
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Why Fixing The Internet Isn’t That Hard

The Internet is a scary place right now, similar to the old American Wild, Wild West, where well-armed gangs of bad guys faced off with common town folk, taking and destroying anything they wanted with near impunity. Hackers routinely steal so many data...
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Opera Blacklists Tampermonkey Extension Being Installed by Malware

Over the past twelve months we have seen varying strands of cyber-attack emerge, old favourites return and businesses still being on the back foot. In 2019, businesses need to better understand the risks posed to them, there are countless vulnerabilities and it’s impossible...
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Just A Bag Of Nails

About 10 years ago now, I recall discussing my concept of internal civil disobedience, and insurgency with another professional – question, ‘just how do you cause widespread chaos by none technical means?’ – answer = employ around 5 individuals, place them on...
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Four Trends That Will Shape The Cybersecurity Landscape In 2019

2018 has been a big year. With GDPR fundamentally changing the way many businesses operate and several high profile data breaches hitting the headlines, it’s not been a smooth road by any means. Moving into 2019, we can expect to see many...
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The Security Edge Of Digital Transformation

2018 was the year in which we encountered thenewishterm ‘Digital Transformation’ take a grip in computing vocabulary, which on occasions has even crossed the conversational lines onto the lips of some involved in the Cyber Security Industry – and this I must...
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The Quora Breach 2018: What We Learned

Following a number of high profile data breaches at the tail end of 2018, Robin Tombs, CEO, Yoti, offers his advice to businesses looking to ensure they have the right protections in place for the safe storage of their...
ZDNet

Websites can steal browser data via extensions APIs

Researcher finds nearly 200 Chrome, Firefox, and Opera extensions vulnerable to attacks from malicious sites.
Security Affairs

6 Reasons We Need to Boost Cybersecurity Focus in 2019

Paying attention to cybersecurity is more important than ever in 2019. But, some companies are still unwilling to devote the necessary resources to securing their infrastructures against cyberattacks, and naive individuals think they’re immune to the tactics of cybercriminals,...
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Fortnite Vulnerabilities Allow Hackers To Take Over Gamers’ Accounts, Data And In-Game Currency

Cybersecurity researchers today shared details of vulnerabilities that could have affected any player of the hugely popular online battle game, Fortnite. If exploited, the vulnerability would have given an attacker full access to a user’s account and their personal information  as well...

DNC Accuses Russia, ACLU Sues ICE, and More Security News This Week

Trump dominated security headlines this week, but there's plenty of other news to catch up on.
SecurityWeek

Bulgaria Extradites Russian Hacker to US: Embassy

Bulgaria has extradited a Russian indicted by a US court for mounting a complex hacking scheme to the United States, the Russian embassy in Washington said Saturday. read more