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NAO Report Criticises UK Govt. Data Security

The National Audit Office has issued a report criticising the UK government’s approach to cyber security. The report says that the GCHQ dealt with 200 “cyber national security incidents” per month in 2015 and that there were 8,995 data breaches in the 17 largest government departments in 2014/15.

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Google to start encryption shaming

Google will start shaming websites for not encrypting connections between the user and the site itself by telling users exactly when they are visiting HTTP sites.

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Security Quotes: 25 Years Since Public Launch Of WWW

This week marks the 25th anniversary of when the WWW was made available to the public. Security experts from Ipswitch, ForgeRock, Barracuda Networks and WhiteHat Security commented below.

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GTAGaming Hack Blamed on Old vBulletin Software

Outdated vBulletin forum software is being blamed for the breach of a Grand Theft Auto fan forum called GTAGaming. It marks the second time in two days a gaming forum has been targeted by hackers and that a SQL injection vulnerability is believed to have been exploited.