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Use a password manager? New study reveals it may be worse than useless
The study finds using a number of the top password managers is no better than putting your passwords in a text file and saving it to your desktop.
Enterprise cloud deployments being exploited by cybercriminals
A new report has revealed a concerning number of enterprises still believe security is the responsibility of the cloud service provider.
Opinion: 4 Ransomware trends to watch in 2019
Recorded Future's Allan Liska looks at the past big ransomware attacks thus far to predict what's coming this year.
Legacy applications a ‘healthcare cybersecurity nightmare’
A new whitepaper launched today that sought to bring light to just how dire the cybersecurity situation with hospitals really is.
The top technologies shaping future ‘proactive’ cybersecurity
Frost & Sullivan has highlighted emerging technology trends that are set to change the way enterprises protect themselves against cybercrime.
Report finds average DDoS attack volumes have trebled in past year
"The increase in the impact and complexity of attacks continues unabated," says Link11 COO Marc Wilczek.
Report finds automotive industry seriously wanting in cybersecurity
Findings from a new report have laid the automotive industry’s cybersecurity practices bare after highlighting critical cybersecurity deficiencies.
Google's new Chrome feature warns about compromised logins
This week Google released extra measures in a bid to provide better security for its users’ data.
Cybercrime tools and services becoming increasingly democratised
Findings from Check Point's new report reveal a concerning trend as cybercrime grows increasingly well-managed and accessible.
Expert asserts BaaS ‘critical for data centre security’
In an IT world clogged with acronyms, Comport says there is one that many data centres are failing to properly implement.
Nation-state actors leverage insiders for economic espionage
Flashpoint's Eric Lackey reveals the true cost of state-sponsored cyber espionage and just how rampant it actually is.
Teens prove IoT device vulnerabilities by hacking them
After two teens managed to hack hundreds of thousands of printers around the world, KYOCERA Document Solutions has some tips for businesses.
Skyscanner opens up bug bounty for interested hackers
If you can find a bug in Skyscanner then the company will pay up to US$2,000 per vulnerability.
4 Reasons why CISOs should adopt threat intelligence
ThreatQuotient’s Anthony Perridge believes the answer to security teams falling behind criminals is to deploy threat intelligence platforms.
New report uncovers US$1.7b cryptocurrency cybercrime market
There was a staggering rise in criminal activity within the cryptocurrency market last year, despite the decline in the market.
5 tips for protection against surging number of scam apps
We all love them and our lives are effectively run by them, but research has revealed apps are increasingly growing deceitful with ulterior motives.
AI in cybersecurity stamping out menacing fileless attacks
Ziften's Logan Gilber believes the difference between traditional and AI-based cybersecurity systems is a matter of “teaching” versus “learning”.
Cryptomining affected 37% of businesses last year
“From the meteoric rise in cryptomining to massive data breaches and DDoS attacks, there was no shortage of cyber-disruption."
Cybercrime could cost NZ$8 trillion over next five years
A global Accenture research study reveals only 30% of organisations are very confident in internet security.
AU businesses less cybersecurity confident than global peers
A new report reveals companies around the world could incur US$5.2 trillion in additional costs and lost revenue over the next five years due to cybercrime.
Palo Alto says supply chain is cybersecurity’s weakest link
The supply chain creates a hole that cybercriminals can exploit by first infiltrating the partner.
IoT breaches: Nearly half of businesses still can’t detect them
The Internet of Thing’s (IoT’s) rapid rise to prominence may have compromised its security, if a new report from Gemalto is anything to go by.
Carbon Black: What does cybersecurity have in store for 2019?
Tom Kellerman has shared five insights for the year ahead, including a particularly bold one.
A photo still enough to defeat face unlock of many phones
Despite almost all smartphone manufacturers bragging about just how secure their ‘face unlock’ feature is, a new study has found many models wanting in security.