Google Conservative ad targeting the Labour Party tops Google listing sans disclaimer

An election propaganda website paid for by The Conservative & Unionist Party briefly showed up as the top search result …

Data security 72% of organisations are granting privileged access to third parties

In a major indication of why organisations remain vulnerable to data leaks and theft, a global survey has found that …

Information Security ICO wants data controllers to be careful around “special category personal data”

The Information Commissioner's Office has laid down a criteria of what constitutes "special category personal data" and has asked data …

Threats Iranian hacker group APT33 shifts focus from IT networks to ICS systems

APT33, an Iranian hacker group that specialises in infiltrating IT networks of organisations through password spraying methods, recently shifted its …

Threats Phoenix: the £11.6 keylogger that can evade 80 anti-malware products

Security researchers have identified an emerging keylogger known as Phoenix which not only steals personal data from 20 different browsers, …

Threats PAYDAY flaws in Oracle’s E-Business Suite putting firms at risk of fraud

Over 21,000 organisations that use Oracle's E-Business Suite could be at risk of financial fraud or theft as hackers can …

Security flaw Vulnerability in Google Camera app could have impacted millions of users

Security researchers at Checkmarx recently discovered a vulnerabilities in the Google Camera app that allowed attackers to silently take photos …

Smartphone 5G phone sales to double in 2021, says telecomms expert

Qualcomm Inc expects global smartphone makers to ship 450 million 5G handsets in 2021 and another 750 million in 2022, …

Data privacy Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple offer defence in congressional antitrust probe

Four top U.S. tech companies, Alphabet's Google, Facebook, Amazon.com and Apple, responded to questions from a congressional committee by defending …

Cyber security Labour sticks to ‘basic’ $20 cyber defence after attacks, emails show

Britain's opposition Labour Party was using a $20-a-month "basic security" service to protect its website when hackers attempted to force it …

Cyber security No more security patches for Acrobat 2015 and Adobe Reader 2015 from April

Global software giant Adobe has announced that Acrobat 2015 and Adobe Reader 2015 will stop receiving technical or security support …

Phishing New phishing campaign targeting Office 365 administrator accounts

Security researchers at PhishLabs have unearthed a new phishing campaign targeting Office 365 administrator accounts that involves fraudsters using multiple …