The latest news for Information Security Leaders.

News Are you over-sharing?

Teiss Head of Consulting Jeremy Swinfen Green shares his thoughts on the ethics of lying online in this week's blog …

News Fraud and computer misuse accounted for half of all crimes in 2016

England and Wales suffered as many as 5.4 million fraud and computer misuse offences in 2016, as per a recent …

News Small and medium businesses most vulnerable to phishing and ransomware attacks

Small and medium businesses are highly vulnerable to cyber-attacks because of lack of cyber-awareness training imparted to their employees. Employees …

News Facebook used algorithms to track 6.4m children based on their emotional state

Facebook used algorithms to collect data on 6.4m Australian children under the age of 14, based on their emotional state …

News Lack of skilled cyber-security talent and not implementing biometrics hurting businesses

Cyber-security suffers from poor implementation of best practices and can be addressed through automation of certain services and sparing money …

News Potent OSX malware can gain root access, read HTTPS traffic in affected systems

A new malware named OSX/Dok is affecting all OSX versions and is able to read HTTPS traffic and gain admin …

News Macron’s cyber-security team aware of sustained phishing attacks from Russia

A team of cyber-security experts in Japan are "99 per cent" sure that phishing attacks on French liberal candidate Emmanuel …

News Trinity College Dublin loses €1 million to latest cyber-attack

A recent cyber-attack on Trinity College Dublin took away €1 million from the institution's coffers, the college has confirmed. The …

News Elaborate phishing attack swindled $100m from Google and Facebook

An elaborate phishing attack swindled as much as $100 million from Facebook and Google, with the hackers posing as vendor …

News Kent Police raises special unit to tackle cyber-crimes

A team of four officers will constitute a new cyber-security team which the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate aims …

News Young British hackers convicted for their part in TalkTalk hack in 2015

Two young British hackers are awaiting sentencing for their part in a widely-publicised hack on telecom firm TalkTalk in 2015. …

News Ransomware attacks on the rise and universities under increased attack, finds Verizon Data Breach...

Over half of all cyber-attacks are now being conducted by organised criminal groups with financial gain being a major motive …