Threats Nearly 30% of social media users are re-using same passwords across platforms

While there has been much coverage on traditional media platforms about the seriousness, or lack of, of social media sites …

Threats Facebook allows anyone to look up people’s profiles using phone numbers

Facebook allows its users across the globe to use their phone numbers to secure their accounts with two-factor authentication. This …

Threats Unsecured Elasticsearch clusters highly vulnerable to malware injections

A large number of enterprises have been using Elasticsearch clusters in order to manage very large datasets and this tendency …

Threats NATO cyber team uses catfishing to prove a very important point

TEISS's latest intern Andreas Ejersbo discovers how Nato have used a social media technique called catfishing to educate military personnel. …

Threats Catfishing attack exposes cyber vulnerability of Nato troops

By carrying out a "catfishing" operation on social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram, Nato's Stratcom Centre of Excellence …

Threats Poor key management practices leading to severe downtime and outages

An average organisation will suffer up to £51.5 million in losses over the next two years to downtime and outages …

Threats Security flaws in popular password managers exposed 60m users worldwide

Over 60 million users of password managers worldwide are vulnerable to critical flaws in the most popular password managers that …

Threats Less than half of Brits keep their social media activities private: Action Fraud

Only 44% of social media users in the UK keep their personal information restricted to friends and acquaintances on social …

Threats Fake beauty apps on Google Play Store enjoyed millions of downloads

Security researchers have discovered dozens of fake beauty apps on the Google Play Store that have no real functionality of …

Threats Fake profiles of popular YouTube personalities used in phishing campaign

Security researchers have unearthed a widespread phishing scam that involves the use of fake profiles of popular YouTube personalities to …

Threats Cyber attacks by far-left groups are outpacing physical attacks

Traditionally far-left groups have been carrying out more cyber attacks than physical attacks to subdue their ideological opponents in the …

Threats Spammers exploited flaw in GoDaddy’s DNS setup process to blackmail firms

In December last year, workers at hundreds of schools, universities, hospitals, media houses, subway stations, and community centres in the …