Security

‘Distributed guessing’ attack lets hackers verify Visa card details

Armed with a card number, researchers tricked websites into helping them guess the expiry date and CVV.

JJ, head of APJ at Sophos set to depart

Joergen Jakobsen (JJ) to exit the business on 14 September.

What to do if you're affected by the Intel Foreshadow flaw

2018 might well be a year Intel would like to forget, especially where its processors are concerned. It has now revealed that millions of its chips have yet another flaw, which could potentially be used by malware to steal sensitive data.

Widespread vulnerabilities in mobile point-of-sale readers

Security researchers uncovered widespread vulnerabilities in mobile point-of-sale readers offered by Square, SumUp, PayPal and iZettle.

Pune-based Cosmos Bank loses Rs 94 crore to hackers

A malware attack helped hackers clone thousands of debit cards and siphon off over ₹94 crore from Cosmos Bank over a period of two days.

Take-aways from Black Hat USA 2018

Black Hat USA 2018 had record crowds, revealed a growing attack surface, and proved we have lots of work ahead.

Does Facebook even need a CSO?

Maybe not, says Twitter’s former CISO, but there are risks with Facebook's move from a centralized to a distributed security model in the wake of Alex Stamos's departure.

What is digital trust? How CSOs can help drive business

Chief security officers should play a key role in building trust with customers, and that translates to better customer acquisition, greater customer loyalty, and more revenue.

Australian Govt releases proposed reform to encryption laws

The Federal Government has published the changes it proposes in order to access encrypted communications.

How CIOs should respond to a data breach

How prepared is your organisation to deal with the fallout from a cyber attack?

Why you should consider crowdsourcing IT security services

Whether you need a pentesting team, a bug bounty program, or a vulnerability disclosure plan, several crowdsourcing platforms can take the risk and pain from the process.

Seqrite detects more than 1.5 lakh incidents related to the Emotet Trojan

Reveals how the infamous Trojan has evolved into a complex malware capable of delivering multiple attack payloads such as Banking Trojans.