Flaw discovered in Amazon Key

A vulnerability has been discovered in the newly introduced Amazon Key, which allows couriers into your house without having to interact with the owners. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Inquirer The post Flaw discovered in Amazon Key appeared first on IT SECURITY GURU. Source: http://www.itsecurityguru.org

November 17, 2017
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NSA hack blamed on Microsoft Software

Kaspersky Labs are placing the blame on malware infected Microsoft Office software and not its own for the stolen top-secret data on US intelligence materials. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Gears of Biz The post NSA hack blamed on Microsoft Software appeared first on IT SECURITY GURU. Source: http://www.itsecurityguru.org

November 17, 2017
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Cyber Degree Bursary still available from NCSC

The NCSC is calling out any students looking to go to university to apply for there £4,000 CyberFirst student bursary. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Enterprise Times The post Cyber Degree Bursary still available from NCSC appeared first on IT SECURITY GURU. Source: http://www.itsecurityguru.org

November 17, 2017
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A city is US still suffering from ransomware attack

A city in Tennessee is still suffering from a ransomware attack after refusing to pay the $250,000 ransom demand. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: SC Magazine The post A city is US still suffering from ransomware attack appeared first on IT SECURITY GURU. Source: http://www.itsecurityguru.org

November 17, 2017
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Brussels vs Britain: GDPR preparation gap exists between IT professionals across Europe

New research of European businesses, conducted by Kaspersky Lab, has revealed surprising variations in the levels of preparedness for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). With less than nine months to go before the regulations become enforceable, there’s a surprising – and worrying – inconsistency of readiness levels across IT decision makers in Europe. With businesses that process personal data within the EU continuing to grapple with their GDPR obligations,…

November 17, 2017
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Data-Driven DDoS Defence Decision Making

The unrelenting wave of multi-vector DDoS attacks has blossomed into a full-fledged systemic problem for organisations of all sizes. And it shows no signs of slowing. To calm the mounting concern over inadequate multi-vector DDoS protection and defence capacity, organisations find themselves tapping already strapped budgets to increase spending on DDoS detection and mitigation. In fact, 74 percent of respondents to a recent A10 Networks-commissioned IDG Connect survey specifically mention…

November 17, 2017
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Cyber Security Summit & Expo is well under way

There has been a very strong start to the Cyber Security Summit & Expo, taking place at the London Business Design Centre. Speakers so far at largest one-day UK event dedicated to Cyber Security have included Mark Sayers, Deputy Director in Cyber and Government Security at the Cabinet Office, who told delegates that the fight was on “to make the UK the hardest target for Cyber Crime,” and Alison Whitney,…

November 16, 2017
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Nearly 2,000 Jewson customer exposed after breach

Building suppliers,  Jewson has warned their customers that their details may have been compromised following a data breach. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Inquirer The post Nearly 2,000 Jewson customer exposed after breach appeared first on IT SECURITY GURU. Source: http://www.itsecurityguru.org

November 16, 2017
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Cash converter hit by data breach

Cash Converters International, the payday lending and pawnbroking business, has declared it has suffered a cybersecurity breach in its UK locations. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Fool The post Cash converter hit by data breach appeared first on IT SECURITY GURU. Source: http://www.itsecurityguru.org

November 16, 2017
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Should you fear the Reaper?

Move over Mirai, there’s a new monstrous botnet in town. The newly-discovered botnet, dubbed “Reaper” or “IoTroop,” appears to be a more powerful strain of the Internet of Things (IoT) attack malware that Mirai was, the previous holder of the IoT botnet crown. And while Reaper hasn’t yet to launch an attack, security researchers warn that it may only be a matter of time.   Researchers from Check Point announced…

November 16, 2017
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