There are many uncertainties regarding the UK's recent referendum vote to leave the EU.
The massive account takeover attacks reported by Akamai recently illustrate what corporations are up against when it comes to cyberattacks.
One aspect not discussed in our recent post on security issues and the Internet of Things (IoT) is the increasing trend of connecting operational technology systems to the internet.
We only just discussed the growing threat of ransomware - cyberattacks where victims' data is encrypted by attackers and they must pay a fee to have their data decrypted.
Ransomware is a real and growing threat. Although it has been around for many years, it is only more recently that ransomware has become more prominent.
You might remember the LinkedIn hack of 2012. Their password encryption was extremely poor, and it was easy for anyone who obtained the leaked password files to retrieve the original passwords.
An advance in random number generation? Who cares? What's so important about improving the way we generate random numbers, and how does this tie in with security?
We recently reported that the SWIFT financial network for international bank transfers was compromised. Now there has now been another SWIFT hack.
You might remember the infamous Jeep hack last year, in 2015. In a scary demonstration, Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek demonstrated their ability to remotely control almost everything, including steering and braking.
Banks have agreements with certain other banks in the network, and so when a payment instruction is received, payments are made. In theory, outsiders shouldn't have access and so SWIFT should be difficult to hack.