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IoT security: How to beat crypto-jacking attacks | Expert panel

Cyber criminals are increasingly hijacking computing power to mine cryptocurrencies. The impact is much greater than firms might think, warns Kate O’Flaherty. But what...

30% of enterprises hit by crypto-mining attacks in past month

Thirty percent of large UK businesses admit to being hit by crypto-mining attacks within the previous month, according to new figures released today. The research,...

IoT security: New AI, ML, 5G, WingOS, satcom risks identified

Last week was a bad one for the cybersecurity sector, according to security experts at the DEF CON and Black Hat conferences. Chris Middleton...

AidCoin aims to restore trust in charities via crypto and blockchain

Startup AidCoin aims to transform the charity sector using blockchain and cryptocurrencies. Can it succeed? Chris Middleton investigates. Trust in charities is at an all-time...

Israeli hackers breach baby monitors, smart homes in 30 minutes

NEWSBYTE: Researchers at Ben Gurion University in Israel have found that a variety of off-the-shelf smart home devices, including security cameras, doorbells, and baby...

Security camera “riddled” with 13 serious security flaws

Unlucky for some users: Korean manufacturer races to patch vulnerabilities. Researchers have uncovered serious security holes in a popular security camera range. The flaws could...

Tenable unveils cybersecurity benchmarking tool

American cybersecurity firm Tenable has unveiled a new tool that lets CIOs and IT managers visualise, analyse, and measure the security threats posed to...

IoT ramps up cyber security risk, says in-depth report

A new report finds that most organisations lack the right mix of strategy and execution to tackle rising threats to cybersecurity. And the Internet...

Panasonic and Trend Micro team to bring security to driverless cars

NEWSBYTE: Panasonic and Trend Micro have announced a new cybersecurity partnership to develop solutions that prevent cyber-attacks against autonomous and connected cars. The team-up aims...

Smart speakers could spill corporate secrets, researchers warn

Sonos and Bose speakers could enable hackers to identify access points via which they might infiltrate companies to steal information, says Trend Micro. Security researchers...

DDoS attacks almost double with IoT as target, says Corero

A 91 per cent increase is recorded in DDoS activity as criminals seize on unsecured IoT devices to launch attacks, according to Corero.  Businesses are...

Which? calls on retailers to withdraw risky connected toys

A recently published study by consumer watchdog Which? has found that connected toys pose a string of complex security risks. Just in time for the...
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