Threats Employees didn’t enjoy access to customers’ private videos, Ring clarifies

Ring, the small doorbell-maker that Amazon acquired last year, gave several employees unrestricted access to videos recorded by customers and …

Threats Contactless card fraud in the UK touched £1.18m in 2018

Britons lost over £1.18m to contactless card fraud last year compared to £711,000 in the previous year, Action Fraud has …

Threats Organisations struggling to ensure container security, reveals study

Over half of all organisations that have deployed containers have suffered container security incidents in the past year and almost …

Threats Fake TV licence scam generated over 5,000 complaints since October

A new phishing scam that involves fraudsters offering fake TV licences to thousands of Brits and thereby tricking them into …

Threats Ministry of Defence suffered 34 cyber incidents so far this year

Between January and October this year, the Ministry of Defence suffered as many of 34 cyber incidents compared to 37 …

Information Security Australia introduces its own ‘Snooper’s Charter’ to read encrypted WhatsApp chatter

The Australian parliament recently passed a bill that authorised law enforcement agencies to compel messaging services such as WhatsApp to …

Threats Critical lack of in-house talent affecting NHS trusts’ cyber resilience

A woeful lack of in-house cyber security specialists coupled with the huge cost of hiring experienced professionals is severely impacting …

Threats Huawei promises £1.5bn investment to allay NCSC’s security concerns

Less than a week after Alex Younger, the chief of MI6, warned about the national security risks that the use …

Threats Hackers mounting cyber-attacks to access DNA data of thousands of Brits

The 100,000 Genomes Project, a successful initiative of Genomics England and NHS that recently achieved its aim of sequencing 100,000 …

Threats MI6 chief urges caution over the use of Chinese tech in UK’s 5G networks

Alex Younger, the chief of MI6, has warned that the final decision is yet to be taken on the question …

Threats 13 malware-ridden apps on Google Play Store enjoyed half-a-million downloads

Google recently kicked out 13 malicious apps from its official Play Store after a security researcher demonstrated that the apps …

Threats Buyers of digital assistants on Black Friday urged to exercise caution

Back in July, A survey of 1,000 UK consumers by Thales eSecurity revealed that if the price was right, 49 …