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Your Outlook may be hacked; Microsoft confirms breach

Around late Friday evening, Microsoft announced a data breach that resulted from a Microsoft technical support agent’s credentials being compromised.

The 6 biggest ransomware attacks of the last 5 years

The biggest ransomware attacks illustrate how this particularly nasty genre of attack software has grown from a curiosity and an annoyance to a major crisis.

Critical Magento SQL injection flaw could be targeted by hackers soon

Popular e-commerce platform Magento has released security patches to fix the flaw. Researchers say update now.

Malicious URLs now rampant: Study

Malicious URLs are now rampant problem according to a study which found they are contained in an average of one in every 61 emails.

Microsoft introduces integrated Darktrace-a-like, Azure Sentinel

Microsoft has announced an AI-powered security solution called Sentinel that is designed to integrate with the Azure public cloud platform, to comb for and predict threats from large volumes of data at enterprise scale.

What is biometrics? And why collecting biometric data is risky

Biometric authentication uses physical or behavioral human characteristics to digitally identify a person to grant access to systems, devices or data. It has the potential to make authentication dramatically faster, easier and more secure than traditional passwords, but companies need to be careful about the biometric data they collect.

Ursnif Trojan is back with fileless persistence

Also known as Dreambot, this new variant can deploy GandCrab ransomware through Microsoft Word macros.

The phishing issue: Michael Connory demonstrates how vulnerable you really are

Security In Depth’s Michael Connory hacked his first computer, an IBM System/370 mainframe, when he was 12 years old. There were games on the machine that he wanted to play.

Spear phishing: Why targeted email attacks are so difficult to stop

A highly targeted form of phishing, spear phishing involves bespoke emails being sent to well-researched victims. It is hard to spot without close inspection and difficult to stop with technical controls alone.

Marriott Starwood data breach: What 500 million hacked guests need to know

Marriott has announced a database breach affecting some 500 million of its customers. Here's everything you need to know.

Best practices for enterprise email security

With 90% of cyberattacks now carried out by email it’s never been more important to make sure your email security strategy is fit for purpose

Digital security and privacy: A must for organizations

Digital Security and privacy concerns are everyone’s challenge as technology touches every aspect of our lives today.