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by Paul Ducklin Apple, rather unusually in today’s cybersecurity world, rarely announces that security fixes are on the way. There’s no equivalent of Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday, which is a regular and predictable fixture in anyone’s cybersecurity calendar; there’s no “new version every fourth Tuesday” as there is with Firefox; there’s no predetermined quarterly schedule for
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Increased digital adoption since the start of COVID-19 is leaving consumers more vulnerable to cyber-attacks, according to McAfee’s 2021 Consumer Security Mindset Report. The analysis found that Brits across all age groups have embraced new digital solutions amid ongoing social distancing restrictions. Nearly three-quarters purchased at least one connected device in 2020 and one in
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Application security threat modeling solutions provider IriusRisk has announced the appointment of Dr Gary McGraw to its threat modeling technical advisory board. Dr McGraw – who has a PhD in computer science and cognitive science – joins existing advisor Adam Shostack and will assist in the strategic direction and development of the AppSec firm. The
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The Russian government has issued cybersecurity guidance to businesses in the country after claiming they are at risk of US reprisals for the recent SolarWinds attacks. The alert came late last week from the National Coordination Center for Computer Incidents (NKTsKI), an agency created in 2018 by KGB successor the Federal Security Service (FSB). It
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A former home security technician has admitted habitually hacking into customers’ home surveillance cameras to spy on people without their consent.  Telesforo Aviles accessed the accounts of around 200 customers more than 9,600 times over a period of four and half years while employed by security company ADT.  The 35-year-old carried out the cyber-intrusions for
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The European Data Protection Board has issued new advice to hospitals regarding what action to take in the event of a cyber-attack. Currently released in draft form, the new set of recommendations urges healthcare providers hit with ransomware to report the attack even if no patient data is accessed or exfiltrated.  The guidelines state: “The internal documentation
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IoT and OT security firm Nozomi Networks has announced that enterprise security leader Barmak Meftah has joined its board of directors. Meftah brings more than 25 years of experience in building market-leading enterprise SaaS and cybersecurity companies to Nozomi Networks and most recently served as president of AT&T Cybersecurity where he established its cybersecurity division
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The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Center of Excellence (CMMC COE) yesterday announced a Memorandum of Understanding with the Women in Cybersecurity (WiCyS) Mid-Atlantic affiliate. The executed MOU creates a cooperative agreement between the two parties to partner in the furthering of their missions and objectives around the adoption, use, and expansion of CMMC-based cybersecurity practices for the
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Co-authored by Sally Adam and Doug Aamoth Many pupils are starting their new school term from home rather than the classroom. For families with younger kids, home schooling is often the first time that their children have needed to use computers (rather than gaming consoles) in earnest. Whether you’re new to home schooling, going back to it after a break, or an old hand, it’s worth