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Cyber risk ICO finds DfE seriously violated data protection rules

The Information Commissioner's Office said it has issued 139 recommendations, including 32 urgent ones, to the Department of Education (DfE) …

Cyber risk Grindr flaw allowed hackers to take over user accounts at will

Grindr, the world's largest social networking app for Gay, Bi, Trans, and Queer people, contained a serious flaw in the …

Cyber risk Huawei equipment deployed in the UK riddled with underlying defects, finds HCSEC

The Huawei Cyber Security Evaluation Centre (HCSEC) has noted in its latest report that underlying defects continue to persist in …

Cyber risk Major vulnerabilities found in Marriott, BA, and EasyJet domains

Marriott, British Airways, and EasyJet, that recently suffered humiliating data breaches due to poor security controls, have still not been …

Cyber risk Short certificate lifetimes increasing the risk of business outages

Beginning September 1st, all publicly trusted TLS certificates must have a lifespan of 398 days or less. According to security …

Cyber risk 93% of global airlines leaving travellers vulnerable to email fraud

New research has revealed that 93 percent of global airlines registered with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) are leaving …

Cyber risk Over 400 code flaws unearthed in Qualcomm’s DSP chips for smartphones

Security researchers have uncovered hundreds of security flaws in the Digital Signal Processor units (DSP chips) manufactured by Qualcomm Technologies …

Cyber risk 4% of Twitter for Android users vulnerable to private data exposure

Twitter has warned Twitter for Android users worldwide about an "underlying Android OS security issue affecting OS versions 8 and …

Cyber risk 99% of top websites vulnerable to Magecart & formjacking attacks

As many as 99% of the world’s top websites do not have adequate security controls to defend against Magecart, formjacking, …

Cyber risk Remote work drives BYOD, but security is not keeping pace

As the shift to remote work has increased because of the COVID-19 pandemic. many businesses are embracing remote working along …

Cyber risk Adding a new layer of security to the global internet

As internet traffic continues to surge, Adam Davenport, director of interconnection strategy at GTT, explores the steps that must be …

Cyber risk Chinese wireless cameras exposing thousands of Brits to cyber attacks

More than 100,000 wireless cameras in UK homes that are manufactured by China-based company HiChip contain several security flaws that …