Threats Fitness app Polar Flow leaked personal details of GCHQ, MI6 personnel

Poor privacy controls in fitness app Polar Flow allowed third parties to view names, home addresses, and GPS locations of …

Threats Surveillance tech major NSO Group almost suffered a massive insider breach

In yet another instance of how malicious insiders can easily compromise sensitive enterprise data by misusing their access to company …

Threats Third party app developers can read users’ messages on Gmail

Google has warned Gmail users to stay vigilant and to review privacy policies of third party apps before subscribing to …

Threats Third-party vendor breach compromised personal data of Whitbread employees

Whitbread, the parent company of Costa Coffee, Premier Inn, and Beefeater, may have suffered a major breach of employee records …

Threats “If we think of usability and security as mutually exclusive – we have failed”...

How can we make security easier and more efficient? What would it look like if we eliminated passwords? SVP Product …

Threats HMRC stored biometric voiceprints of 5.1mn taxpayers without consent

Privacy Campaign group Big Brother Watch has alleged that HMRC has, since January 2017, collected biometric voiceprints of over five …

Threats Inadequate employee training exposing large businesses to cyber risks

Even though many large businesses in the UK have employees working off-site and a majority of them expect the option …

Threats Infosec professionals believe nation-state attacks will rise this year

In October last year, Paul Chichester, the Director of Operations at the National Cyber Security Centre, told BBC that the …

Threats Hackers will definitely target Football World Cup, infosec pros believe

Back in February, a high profile cyber attack froze the official website of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics for around 12 …

Threats Concerns galore over Ancestry.com’s handling of customers’ DNA data

Ancestry.com currently stores DNA information and other personal details of over 5 million people but security experts are cautioning users …

Threats Amazon & eBay stop selling CloudPets toys citing security concerns

In November last year, Consumer rights group Which? warned people about serious security loopholes in popular Bluetooth-enabled toys such as …

Threats Cyber security pros reluctant to notify customers about breaches

Only 37 percent of cyber security professionals are willing to notify their customers about cyber security breaches immediately after discovering …