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Use a password manager? New study reveals it may be worse than useless
The study finds using a number of the top password managers is no better than putting your passwords in a text file and saving it to your desktop.
22 Feb 2019
When hackers get the munchies, they just steal McDonalds
What happens when hackers get the munchies? Apparently in Canada, they decide to put their ‘hamburglar’ gloves on and go after unwitting people who happen to use the McDonalds app.
12 Feb 2019
WatchGuard’s eight (terrifying) 2019 security predictions
The next evolution of ransomware, escalating nation-state attacks, biometric hacking, Wi-Fi protocol security, and Die Hard fiction becomes reality.
16 Nov 2018
Exclusive: Venafi talks weaponisation of machine identities
As companies integrate more digital tools into their business, many of them remain unaware of the risk code-signing certificates are exposing them to.
29 Aug 2018
French national behind UK data breach caught in Thailand
Europol has revealed details surrounding the arrest of a 25-year-old coder who allegedly helped to extort a British organisation.
19 Jun 2018
Opinion: Why agility matters in the war against cybercrime
Endace's EMEA senior director shares why agility is fundamental to cybersecurity, enforcing that if it isn't top of the agenda, it should be.
06 Jun 2018
Report finds major banks under assault from stealth attacks
Cybercriminals are developing new technologies to not only penetrate system defences, but also to dwell within a company environment for longer.
29 May 2018
Germany infiltrated by Russian group that crippled Ukraine’s power
The power grid in modern countries may not be as secure as you think, as reports have emerged revealing hackers have breached Germany's supply.
09 May 2018
Five reasons to kill off passwords as we know them
Centrify, a provider of Zero Trust Security are calling for the end of password protection.
03 May 2018
Cybercrime industry raking in $1.5 trillion profit - most from online markets
How much are cybercriminals earning for their efforts? A new study by Bromium suggests that figure could be as much as US$2 million per job.
23 Apr 2018
'Honeypot' experiment exposes how hackers are doing their work
Cybereason created a fake financial services company with weak cybersecurity to reveal how cybercriminals are using bots to do all the grunt work.
19 Apr 2018
All in a day's work: Why hackers hack and how they do it
It can take hackers less than an hour to steal data from an organisation, and most of the time their targets don’t even detect the attacks.
12 Apr 2018
IT decision makers unsure about their security maturity
Respondents in APAC put forth highest IT budget allocation to security, but overall executives allocate security less than 10% of their budget.
11 Apr 2018
Not a Bitcoin owner? You're still fair game for a cryptomining attack
Check Point has released a 'cryptomining 101' document that details how cybercriminals hack into devices to steal their CPU power for illicit mining.
21 Mar 2018
New study details how easy it is for hackers to steal your data
It’s no secret that web browsers store a substantial amount of sensitive information about their users - hackers are taking advantage of this.
15 Mar 2018
Engineer says Emirates is virtually handing customer data to hackers
After the allegations about Emirates' customer data policies emerged, High-Tech Bridge ran a test on the site's security - with interesting results.
09 Mar 2018
Are remote workers really the answer? Report finds huge security issues
The swelling generation of mobile workers is causing headaches for IT staff with more than half connecting to unsecured networks every week.
07 Mar 2018
Australian real estate agents & buyers targeted in email hacking scam
Real estate agents and home buyers in Victoria are being targeted in a possible email hacking scam that has caused losses of more than $200,000.
19 Feb 2018
New malicious search engine trawls AWS servers for sensitive data
As if it wasn’t easy enough already, the lives for hackers has just been made a lot easier with a tool that lays bare AWS S3 servers.
17 Feb 2018
Mega breach: 800,000 Swisscom customers’ data stolen via hacked partner
Experts say while Swisscom may be playing the huge breach down, the implications of the breach will be far and wide.
09 Feb 2018
Why is Hivint funding an Australian white hat hacking group? To grow the infosec community, of course
This homegrown Australian cybersecurity consulting firm is backing HHH to the tune of $15,000 – all to improve the infosec community.
08 Feb 2018
Hacker steals US$440K in 'easily avoidable' digital currency breach
A hacker hijacked Black Wallet to steal around $440,000 from Bitcoin rival Stellar Lumen - High Tech Bridge's CEO says it was simple to prevent.
26 Jan 2018
£400k fine: Is it big enough for Carphone Warehouse’s huge data breach?
The retailer has received a £400k fine after 'striking' security issues & systemic failures led to its 2015 breach - but experts say it's not enough.
11 Jan 2018
A lesson on UEFI 101 and why you need it scanned for security
UEFI scanning has transformed from a “nice to have” into a “must have” feature.
15 Nov 2017