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PwC to take on 1,000 cyber security specialists to combat risk

PricewaterhouseCoopers' (PwC) UK risk assurance practice has confirmed that it plans to recruit more than 1,000 technology specialists over the coming four years in a bid to meet ...

Sage latest company to experience data breach, impacts UK customers only

Sage, a leading accounting, payroll and payments software company, has announced that customer information was hacked into using an internal login. It is the latest in a number of high-profile ...

US to roll out cyber security guidelines to protect car industry

The US government is soon to release a new set of guidelines regarding cybersecurity best practices for the automotive industry, it has been confirmed. US Department of Transportation ...

CryptoDrop acts as 'early warning system' against ransomware

Scientists from the University of Florida have identified software that can potentially stop ransomware attacks. The software, which has been dubbed CryptoDrop, can detect the ransomware ...

Struggling Intel potentially looking at selling off cyber security division

Leading chipmaking company Intel is reportedly looking at potentially selling its antivirus software maker, formerly known as McAfee, which it purchased for approximately $7.7 billion ...

Belgium tops list of countries most vulnerable to cybercrime

A heat map of the internet published by information security firm Rapid7 has shown the countries most vulnerable to cybercrime. The National Exposure Index found that the country most ...

New ransomware RAA written in JavaScript

Ransomware nicknamed RAA has been discovered. However, the most amazing thing about it is this particular malware has been coded in JavaScript, rather than the traditional programming ...

Nearly two-thirds of security pros believe UK could defend itself if it left EU

According to a recent survey held by Tripwire Inc, a leading global provider of endpoint protection and response, security and compliance solutions, 64 per cent of information security ...

Security flaws discovered in Mitsubishi Outlander

A group of researchers has found that the alarm system on the Mitsubishi Outlander hybrid car can easily be turned off via security bugs found in its onboard wi-fi network. Currently, ...

Third bank targeted by cyber criminals in hack

The Bangladesh Central Bank heist was not the first bank targeted in a recent spree of attacks, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal. The report by the American newspaper ...

Bangladesh $81 million bank heist potentially 'an inside job'

FBI investigators believe at least part of the $81 million stolen from the Bangladesh central bank was an inside job, according to The Wall Street Journal. According to the interview ...

Half of small manufacturers have not increased cyber security

Just over half of all small manufacturers in the UK have failed to increase cyber security investments in the past two years according to research carried out by EEF. The survey by ...
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