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Firefox users should update immediately

Firefox users should update immediately

Mozilla has announced a critical file access and privilege escalation vulnerability (aka CVE-2015-4495) in the embedded PDF viewer in all Firefox versions prior to the latest release (39.0.3) which is already reported to be being exploited in the wild.


Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill

Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill

The Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill has passed its final reading in the House of Commons.


LastPass Hack

LastPass Hack

LastPass, the cloud-based password vault that keeps your authentication details for all your online "things" has been compromised. While rather embarrassing for LastPass, I can hardly say I am surprised.


Global State of Information Security Survey Overview

Global State of Information Security Survey Overview

Security breaches are on the rise, and it's not surprising to find that as the information security incidents continue to rise, so do financial losses. 


Oops, Humans break security (again)

Oops, Humans break security (again)

Information of about 10, 000 drivers leak via internet subsequent to PaymyPCN .net database security Details Leaked


EU Data Protection Directive (DPD) Update   What Businesses Need to Know

EU Data Protection Directive (DPD) Update What Businesses Need to Know

The Data Protection Directive is a crucial part of EU law that can have a dramatic impact on your enterprise if mishandled. 


The New POODLE Vulnerability; Here We Go Again

The New POODLE Vulnerability; Here We Go Again

On October 14th, Google released details on a new concern concerning the SSL protocol, just a short time ago, after the Heartbleed incident brought attention to "SSL" and its possible weaknesses which included allowing the plain text of secure connections to be determined by a network hacker.


Cyber Insurance   Is it worth it

Cyber Insurance Is it worth it

There is a growth feel to the buzz and hype around "cybersecurity insurance" and the insurance industry is polarising opinion


Security must evolve to be all about the data

Security must evolve to be all about the data

What will the threat landscape look like in one, five and ten years, and what should enterprises at all levels be doing to counter those threats?


3 Ways to Protect Against Hackers

3 Ways to Protect Against Hackers

Experts say attacks on retailers like Neiman Marcus, Target, others will happen again if businesses don?t change their online security systems.