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Why cryptojacking is more harmful than you think

Why cryptojacking is more harmful than you think

Author: webeditor

By Liviu Arsene, Senior e-Threat Analyst at Bitdefender In 2017, Bitcoin reached a record-high value of $19,000 per unit. Prior to this, cryptocurrency had been primarily used by cyber criminal groups trading on the dark web, but its sudden surge... Read more

Modern laptops vulnerable to cold-boot attacks, finds research

Modern laptops vulnerable to cold-boot attacks, finds research

Author: Jay Jay

Modern laptops and computers feature a critical-yet-less-known vulnerability that allows anyone with physical access to a computer to reboot the device and access stored files. This was revealed by security researchers at F-Secure who observed that even though modern laptops... Read more

Ransomware attack at Bristol Airport

Author: BR Intern

If you have seen the latest photos of Bristol Airport’s flight information screen you might have gotten a flashback to a land before time. Instead of an actual screen that normally broadcasts information about departures, arrivals and delays, passengers had... Read more

digital and cyber risk

How does digital risk differ from cyber risk?

Author: Jeremy Swinfen Green

TEISS head of strategy Jeremy Swinfen Green, considers the nature of digital risk and how it differs from cyber risk. What is digital risk? It’s the risk to organisations that their use of digital technology carries with it some dangers.... Read more

Data breaches and the blame game 

Data breaches and the blame game 

Author: webeditor

Vendor View: Javvad Malik, security advocate at AlienVault , an AT&T company Data breaches are at least a weekly occurrence, and when they are finally disclosed – the blame game begins. From companies offloading the fault to third-party suppliers, cloud providers... Read more