CCTV cameras can be compromised to create a pathway for attackers to infiltrate and steal information from air-gapped networks. A cybersecurity team from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, led by Dr. Mordechai Guri, published research on Tuesday demonstrating the attack.
Dieselgate: Research reveals that 70% of UK drivers would now consider buying a hybrid car as their next purchase
Date: 20th September 2017: More than three quarters of diesel drivers are furious about the change in the government’s stance about diesel cars, a new survey released today has found.
New surveillance campaigns utilizing FinFisher, infamous spyware known also as FinSpy and sold to governments and their agencies worldwide, are in the wild. Besides featuring technical improvements, some of these variants have been using a cunning, previously-unseen infection vector with strong indicators of major internet service provider (ISP) involvement.
It has been revealed that Manchester Police Force (England’s second largest) are still using the operating system Windows XP, which Microsoft ended nearly all support for in 2014. This poses as a serious cyber security issue and commenting on the news is Jamie Moles, Security Consultant from Lastline, who said:
News broke this morning that users of Avast-owned security application CCleaner for Windows have been advised to update their software immediately, after researchers discovered criminal hackers had installed a backdoor in the tool. The tainted application allows for download of further malware, be it ransomware or keyloggers, with fears millions are affected.
News broke yesterday that there has been a marked increase in the amount of stolen, lost or compromised records since the second half of 2016, with a 164% increase seen in the first six months of 2017. A large portion came from the 22 largest data breaches, each involving more than one million compromised records. Of the 918 data breaches more than 500 (59% of all breaches) had an unknown or unaccounted number of compromised data records.