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Report reveals the potential cyberthreats facing RF controllers

Industrial manufacturers have come to rely on a great deal on radio frequency (RF) protocols in their day-to-day functioning. From simple operations such as turning on a motor to more intricate functions like manoeuvring a heavy-duty vehicle, RF forms an integral part of the smooth running of industry. Signals are sent over the air, which […]


Research shows cybercriminals earn billions by exploiting social media

Bromium, a pioneer and leader in application isolation and containment that stops advanced malware attacks, has announced the findings of an independent academic study into cybercriminals’ increasingly aggressive exploitation of social media platforms. The report details the range of techniques utilised by cybercriminals to exploit trust and enable rapid infection across social media. It also […]


Statistics show average DDoS attack volumes have trebled in past year

Cloud anti-DDoS vendor, Link11, has released its DDoS findings for Q4 2018, revealing that the volume and complexity of attacks continued to grow in Europe during the final quarter of 2018. While Link11’s Security Operations Center (LSOC) registered 13,910 attacks in Q4 (12.7% down compared to Q3), the average attack volume grew by 8.7% to […]


Equinix survey reveals further shift to cloud despite security concerns

Equinix, a leading global interconnection and data centre company, has announced the findings of an independent survey of more than 1,200 senior IT professionals from across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Results show that more than seven in 10 (71%) organisations are likely to move more of their business functions to the cloud in the coming years. […]


Thales research reveals Digital Transformation puts sensitive data at risk

Thales, a leader in critical information systems, cybersecurity and data security, has announced that the rush to Digital Transformation is putting sensitive data at risk for organisations worldwide. That is according to the company’s 2019 Thales Data Threat Report – Global Edition with research and analysis from IDC. As organisations embrace new technologies, such as multi-cloud […]


Thycotic research reveals IT security pros suffering image problem

The majority of UK IT security professionals feel they’re suffering from an image problem among fellow workers, according to new research commissioned by Thycotic, a provider of privileged access management (PAM) solutions for more than 10,000 organisations worldwide. Nearly two thirds of respondents (63%) feel that their security teams are either viewed as the company […]


Veracode releases latest State of Software Security report

Veracode’s latest State of Software Security report (SoSS) has revealed financial services is one of the slowest industries when it comes to addressing common vulnerabilities found in software. The global report found financial services companies took 29 days to address a quarter of their vulnerabilities in coding – and over a year – 573 days – to […]


Kaspersky Lab reveals value of stolen identity information

While many of us have heard of – or even fallen victim to – cybercrimes such as data and identity theft, it seems that relatively few know the value of the information stolen from us. A new study from Kaspersky Lab has revealed that while our identity may not be worth a lot in terms of dollars, […]


F5 research shows IoT devices are cybercriminals’ top attack target

New research from F5 Labs has revealed that IoT devices are now cybercriminals’ top attack target, surpassing web and application services, and email servers. Gartner currently estimates that the number of IoT devices will surge to 20.4 billion by 2020, which represents a staggering 143% growth rate over three years. “IoT devices already outnumber people […]


Increase in malicious cryptocurrency mining, Kaspersky Lab reports

The global outbreak of malicious cryptocurrency mining that unfolded in 2018 saw the number of attacks increase by more than 83%, with more than five million users attacked online in the first three quarters of the year compared to 2.7 million over the same period in 2017. The major driver behind the crypto gold rush […]


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