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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.
Romanian hacker Guccifer, made famous for exposing the misuse of Hillary Clinton's personal email servers, was sentenced to 52 months in prison for unrelated crimes.
The user data of 43,570,999 subscribers to the Last.fm music site were posted on the pwned repository LeakedSource, according to Softpedia.
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.
Outdated vBulletin forum software is being blamed for the breach of a Grand Theft Auto fan forum called GTAGaming.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.
So much of the focus in cyber security is on securing networks and endpoints that it can be easy to miss the huge vulnerability presented by websites.
Experts offer their thoughts on measuring success when it comes to Phishing.
Some of the online forums maintained by Epic Games, the video game development company behing the Unreal Engine technology and games based on it, have been hacked and their user databases compromised.
A hacker has stolen around 808,000 accounts from two forums run by Epic Games, which makes Unreal Engine.
The SWIFT banking system had a number of high profile hacks earlier this year and execs are now admitting that they ignored security issues until it was too late.
Today, accounting and payroll software provider Sage announced that it has suffered a data breach from a suspected insider attack, possibly leaving the personal information of employees at 280 UK businesses exposed.
Organisations need to take insider threats more seriously say security experts, as Sage warns that a data breach using an internal log-in may have compromised employee data at nearly 300 UK firms.
Effective data security spans every level of an organization and involves many different internal teams working together. Making sure the right information is traveling up and down the command chain is a key component of this, but it can often be easier said than done.
Good programmers write good code, but great programmers DO steal. And reuse. And recycle. And this can often include recycling the bad along with the good.
The world is preparing itself for the intense excitement of 10,000 athletes from across the globe competing in 42 individual sports. But, as much of a global buzz that the Olympics create, the Games are already drawing the attention of cyber criminals.
Two security vulnerabilities have been found and fixed in password manager LastPass. One by prolific security-vulnerability finder Tavis Ormandy, and the other by Mathias Karlsson of Detectify Labs.
Problems with LastPass security might have been improperly disclosed, putting user passwords at higher risk, but the flaws have already been fixed with an update rolling out now.
Three weeks into a month of targeting WordPress and its plugins, the Dutch 'Summer of Pwnage' hacking event has uncovered 64 vulnerabilities. Does this make WordPress the Adobe Flash of the CMS world? SCMagazine UK.com investigates...
The world is preparing itself for the intense excitement of 10,000 athletes from across the globe competing in 42 individual sports. But, as much of a global buzz that the Olympics create, the Games are already drawing the attention of cyber criminals. Businesses and consumers alike face a number of cyber threats.
Ubuntu Linux developer Canonical has admitted that the data of 2 million of its forum users has been compromised, following the exploitation of a known SQL vulnerability. The flaw was found in the ‘Forumrunner’ add-on, which was left unpatched.
A new strain of malware has been spotted on the dark web that is up for sale for less than $50 for a lifetime licence. The ransomware, named Stampado, gives victims 96 hours to pay the ransom before it starts randomly deleting files from their PC. Security experts provide an insight on this ransomware below.