Hackers are lethal weapons, as in diplomatic... oh forget it
The Russian government has denied having anything to do with hacking the US Democratic party in 2016, although in a court filing this week stressed that even if it did break into the DNC's servers, it is immune from prosecution.?
Let's lift our eyes from the balance sheet and take a look around...
Arriving at a recent conference organised by one of the government's many regulatory bodies, I received my obligatory lanyard ? and something else, credit-card-shaped, emblazoned with the branding for event. "What's this?" I ask...
State-sponsored attack looks to infiltrate nuclear Air Force
The Pakistan Air Force is the apparent target of a complex new state-sponsored attack campaign.?
Initial 'suspicious activity' was full-scale data theft, it tells local lawmakers
Fresh from belatedly admitting that 9.4 million passengers? personal data was stolen by hackers, Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific has now admitted that it was under attack for three solid months before it took half ...
Loads of bonus infosec news for your weekend
Roundup This week we had broken promises in China, broken keys in Steam, and broken ..err, everything in Apache Struts.?
Sorry kids, it was patched weeks ago by Valve
A bloke has told how he discovered a bug in Valve's Steam marketplace that could have been exploited by thieves to steal game license keys and play pirated titles.?
Look Ma, no not much malware!
Google has claimed to have cut Android malware by half.?
Oh, and IETF standards got sloshed this week
Roundup Cisco admins, you thought your week was over, right? Sorry: if you have kit that runs Adaptive Security Appliance software or the Firepower Extensible Operating System, there's one more item on the task list: updating your certificate.?
Strengthen your defences against marauding data thieves
Promo The internet is full of powerful hacking tools and the cyber criminals are devising ever more ingenious ways of using them. Keeping abreast of their latest tactics and techniques is more vital than ever for those defending their organi...
Infosec's cool uncle says to hell with the carrot
Any sort of lasting security standard in IoT devices may only happen if governments start doling out stiff penalties.?