It has been reported that most of London‘s councils are not protected from cyber attacks, new research has revealed. Major phishing scams pose a huge risk to 82 per cent of local authorities which have not implemented an email system to keep residents safe, a report by security experts shows.
Thousands of small businesses face potential ruin when cyber squatters take advantage of their .uk domain name when it becomes a registration free-for-all in June 2019.
Businesses across the UK are confused and angry because they are being forced into registering the .uk version of their .co.uk to protect their brands. However, thousands are still unaware that the .uk ending has been released and will lose their branded domain names on 10 June 2019.
Los Angeles based company IT Asset Partners (ITAP) have claimed the official Guinness Book of World Records title for the Longest Range of an Electric Vehicle today, October 18th, by traveling more than 1600 kilometers at the Auto Club Speedway of California in Fontana over a two day consecutive run. The Guinness Book of World Records flew in adjudicator Michael Empric to personally verify ITAP’s world record. This breaks the previous record of 1298 km made in Japan in 2013.
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) and leading global insurer Munich Re have carried out a comprehensive risk analysis of HTT’s Hyperloop technology and declared it feasible and insurable. The analysis constitutes a milestone for the future success of HTT and its Hyperloop technology.
As mere morals, we have come to rely heavily – some may say a little too heavily – on technology within our daily lives. With this dependence comes risk – the risk that something will go wrong and that when this does, inevitably happen, that the consequences will be drastic.
Microsoft Corp’s secret internal database for tracking bugs in its own software was broken into by a highly sophisticated hacking group more than four years ago, according to five former employees, in only the second known breach of such a corporate database. The company did not disclose the extent of the attack to the public or its customers after its discovery in 2013, but the five former employees described it to Reuters in separate interviews. Microsoft declined to discuss the incident.
It has been revealed that search engine giant Google has introduced an even more secure login process for users who are at high risk of online attacks. The new Advanced Protection feature focuses on defending against phishing, accidental sharing, and fraudulent access to accounts.
27 Percent Not Confident They Will Meet Deadline
LONDON, UK – October 18, 2017 – Alert Logic, the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for the cloud, today announced the results of a survey conducted with over 200 European based companies. The survey results show that while most of the surveyed companies (77 percent) are familiar with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), only 5 percent believe they are compliant with all applicable requirements less than a year before the regulation goes into effect. A further 27 percent were not confident they will be ready by the time GDPR is enforceable in May 2018.
News has surfaced that businesses in the UK have cut cyber security spending by a third from what they were this time last year. The figures stand at £3.9m on average which is down from £6.2m according to research from PwC. Surprising to hear due to the growing threat of attacks.