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Yahoo proposes US$117.5m breach settlement - but will it be enough?
Wed, 10th Apr 2019
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Judge Lucy Koh must decide if Yahoo's previous dodgy settlement tactics are forgiven in this latest proposal.
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617 million stolen records up for sale on dark web
Wed, 13th Feb 2019
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It may not be the first time the databases have been offered for sale.
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Amazon customers irate after 'technical error'
Thu, 22nd Nov 2018
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amazon
Amazon isn't providing enough details about the error - and customers aren't happy.
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Search and destroy: Secure your web apps with zero false-positives
Mon, 20th Aug 2018
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ImmuniWeb On-Demand is a perfect choice for one- time application security and privacy testing.
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Four free tools to help lock down your web security
Mon, 20th Aug 2018
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online tools
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high-tech bridge
With ever-tightening budgets it can be difficult to convince your managers to invest in security tools.
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Global application security firm launches VAR channel partner programme
Thu, 14th Jun 2018
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application security
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A Swiss-based application security testing firm has launched a global value-added reseller (VAR) channel partner programme.
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Optics firm hit with biggest data breach fine in French history
Wed, 13th Jun 2018
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The CNIL has fined a French optics firm €250,000 - the biggest fine ever dealt to a French company.
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175 days to detect a network intruder in EMEA - just 77 in US
Sat, 7th Apr 2018
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A study has revealed the median time for an EMEA business to detect an intruder is more than double that in the US - and it's much worse in APAC.
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Mastermind of EUR 1 BILLION global cybercrime gang arrested
Tue, 27th Mar 2018
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Europol has arrested the suspected leader of the Carbanak gang with the cooperation of law enforcement around the world, but experts remain sceptical.
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Report uncovers big business of cybercrime – but just how big?
Thu, 22nd Mar 2018
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'Would you like anything else with your $10 DDoS attack-as-a-service sir?' Armor's report paints a disturbing picture of the cybercrime market.
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Musk says AI 'more dangerous than nukes' - expert stays optimistic
Tue, 13th Mar 2018
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Elon Musk spoke at SXSW and used examples of AI's rapid advancements to show why it ‘scares the hell’ out of him - Kolochenko remains optimistic.
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Engineer says Emirates is virtually handing customer data to hackers
Fri, 9th Mar 2018
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After the allegations about Emirates' customer data policies emerged, High-Tech Bridge ran a test on the site's security - with interesting results.
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Exclusive: Is cybersecurity losing because it’s too profit-focused?
Tue, 6th Mar 2018
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“Given their pay is never guaranteed, cybercriminals are outperforming the 'good guys' in many particular aspects only because they are 'hungry'."
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Expert: Farce involving Russia’s US elections breach needs resolving
Mon, 5th Mar 2018
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Multiple US officials have announced the intelligence community had evidence that states had been compromised by Russia but didn't tell anyone.
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Not-for-profit Bug Bounty project surpasses major milestone
Fri, 23rd Feb 2018
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​The Open Bug Bounty project has reached 100,000 fixed vulnerabilities and is showing no signs of slowing down with changes on the horizon.
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Mega breach: 800,000 Swisscom customers’ data stolen via hacked partner
Fri, 9th Feb 2018
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Experts say while Swisscom may be playing the huge breach down, the implications of the breach will be far and wide.
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Coincheck promises £380m refund after massive cryptocurrency breach
Tue, 30th Jan 2018
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blockchain
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cryptocurrency
This has been deemed the largest cyptocurrency breach of all time but Coincheck has been praised for promising to refund its 260,000 customers.
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Police say everyone in UK has been hacked – Expert says not quite
Tue, 21st Nov 2017
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UK's Police representatives have revealed virtually everyone in the country has been hacked, however, High-Tech Bridge's CEO disagrees.
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Experts discuss implications of massive Paradise Papers leak
Fri, 10th Nov 2017
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cybercrime
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data leak
​The recent news about the huge leak of financial documents has caused waves around the world.
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Expert says Germany’s ‘hack back’ proposal is a slippery slope
Mon, 9th Oct 2017
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russia
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security intelligence
German intelligence has urged to be granted legal authority to ‘hack back’ in the event of international cyberattacks - is it the right idea though?
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