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Yahoo proposes US$117.5m breach settlement - but will it be enough?
Judge Lucy Koh must decide if Yahoo's previous dodgy settlement tactics are forgiven in this latest proposal.
617 million stolen records up for sale on dark web
It may not be the first time the databases have been offered for sale.
Amazon customers irate after 'technical error'
Amazon isn't providing enough details about the error - and customers aren't happy.
Search and destroy: Secure your web apps with zero false-positives
ImmuniWeb On-Demand is a perfect choice for one- time application security and privacy testing.
Four free tools to help lock down your web security
With ever-tightening budgets it can be difficult to convince your managers to invest in security tools.
Global application security firm launches VAR channel partner programme
A Swiss-based application security testing firm has launched a global value-added reseller (VAR) channel partner programme.
Optics firm hit with biggest data breach fine in French history
The CNIL has fined a French optics firm €250,000 - the biggest fine ever dealt to a French company.
175 days to detect a network intruder in EMEA - just 77 in US
A study has revealed the median time for an EMEA business to detect an intruder is more than double that in the US - and it's much worse in APAC.
Mastermind of EUR 1 BILLION global cybercrime gang arrested
Europol has arrested the suspected leader of the Carbanak gang with the cooperation of law enforcement around the world, but experts remain sceptical.
Report uncovers big business of cybercrime – but just how big?
'Would you like anything else with your $10 DDoS attack-as-a-service sir?' Armor's report paints a disturbing picture of the cybercrime market.
Musk says AI 'more dangerous than nukes' - expert stays optimistic
Elon Musk spoke at SXSW and used examples of AI's rapid advancements to show why it ‘scares the hell’ out of him - Kolochenko remains optimistic.
Engineer says Emirates is virtually handing customer data to hackers
After the allegations about Emirates' customer data policies emerged, High-Tech Bridge ran a test on the site's security - with interesting results.
Exclusive: Is cybersecurity losing because it’s too profit-focused?
“Given their pay is never guaranteed, cybercriminals are outperforming the 'good guys' in many particular aspects only because they are 'hungry'."
Expert: Farce involving Russia’s US elections breach needs resolving
Multiple US officials have announced the intelligence community had evidence that states had been compromised by Russia but didn't tell anyone.
Not-for-profit Bug Bounty project surpasses major milestone
The Open Bug Bounty project has reached 100,000 fixed vulnerabilities and is showing no signs of slowing down with changes on the horizon.
Mega breach: 800,000 Swisscom customers’ data stolen via hacked partner
Experts say while Swisscom may be playing the huge breach down, the implications of the breach will be far and wide.
Coincheck promises £380m refund after massive cryptocurrency breach
This has been deemed the largest cyptocurrency breach of all time but Coincheck has been praised for promising to refund its 260,000 customers.
Police say everyone in UK has been hacked – Expert says not quite
UK's Police representatives have revealed virtually everyone in the country has been hacked, however, High-Tech Bridge's CEO disagrees.
Experts discuss implications of massive Paradise Papers leak
The recent news about the huge leak of financial documents has caused waves around the world.
Expert says Germany’s ‘hack back’ proposal is a slippery slope
German intelligence has urged to be granted legal authority to ‘hack back’ in the event of international cyberattacks - is it the right idea though?