10 hours ago China's Hack Attacks: An Economic Espionage CampaignInfoRiskToday View Synopsis+1
An analysis of China's surging hack attacks as part of an economic espionage campaign leads the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report. Also: Choosing the right MSSP, plus an analysis of the recent hijacking of Google traffic.
23 hours ago The top 5 myths about cloud-based securityTechRepublic View Synopsis+1
Enterprises are turning to security in the cloud for greater flexibility and reduced complexity, but several misconceptions exist. Here's the truth, according to a Forcepoint report.
CPU slingers insist existing defenses will stop attacks - but eggheads disagree
Computer security researchers have uncovered yet another set of transient execution attacks on modern CPUs that allow a local attacker to gain access to privileged data, fulfilling predictions made when the Spectre and Meltdown flaws were reported at the beginning of the year.
Microsoft's Patch Tuesday updates for November 2018 address more than 60 vulnerabilities, including zero-days and publicly disclosed flaws.
See where the communication breakdowns are likely to occur--and revise the disaster recovery plan accordingly.
57 minutes ago Many ATMs Can be Hacked in Minutes: ReportSecurityWeek View Synopsis+1
Many automated teller machines (ATMs) lack adequate security mechanisms and can be compromised in minutes using various methods, according to a new report from vulnerability assessment firm Positive Technologies.
15 hours ago Super Micro chief bean counter: Bloomberg's 'unwarranted hardware hacking article' has slowed our server salesThe Register View Synopsis+1
CEO insists Chinese spy chip bombshell 'impossible'
Super Micro Computer on Thursday reported net sales in the range of $952m to $962m for the first quarter of its fiscal 2019, which ended September 30, 2018. That's higher than company guidance of $810m to $870m, and up roughly 40 per cent on the year-ago period.
Europol on Friday announced that it has signed a cybersecurity-focused memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Diebold Nixdorf, one of the world's largest providers of ATM and point-of-sale (PoS) services.
The Silence and MoneyTaker hacking crews have been targeting Russian financial institutions.
$1.4bn match made in heaven
BlackBerry has made its biggest acquisition ever, spending over half of its cash pile to bolster its threat detection unit.
Google this week announced new features to G Suite designed to help administrators enforce rigorous password requirements and increase security.
2 hours ago 'Unjustifiably excessive': Not even London cops can follow law with their rubbish gang databaseThe Register View Synopsis+1
Gangs Matrix led to 'multiple and serious' breaches of data protection rules, says watchdog
London cops have broken data protection rules by using a controversial database that ranks people's likelihood of gang-related violence but fails to distinguish between victims and perps, and low and high-risk people.
Traditional antivirus software has a tough time detecting malware used in the campaign.
Attackers no longer need your actual fingerprint to unlock your phone.
BlackBerry on Friday announced that it has agreed to acquire next-generation endpoint security firm Cylance for US $1.4 billion in cash.
Swipe - open toilet door - and swipe again
Something for the Weekend, Sir? "Work out loud," my prospective new employer tells me, adding that "we are a team, not a family". Sister Sledge need not apply.
5 hours ago The Privacy Penalty for Voting in AmericaInfoRiskToday View Synopsis+1
States Shouldn't Serve Up on a Platter Voters' Email Addresses and Phone NumbersVoting in the United States carries a huge privacy cost: states give away or sell voters' personal information to anyone who wants it. In this era of content micro-targeting, rampant misinformation and identity theft schemes, this trade in voters' personal data is both dangerous and irresponsible.