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The Pirate Bay Website Runs a Cryptocurrency Miner

A day ago a cryptocurrency miner appeared on The Pirate Bay website, using the computer resources of visitors to mine Monero coins. The operators...

Oil & Gas industry has a serious cybersecurity problem

According to the Ponemon Institute’s recent research, almost 68 per cent of oil and gas companies were affected by at least one significant cyber...

Chrome 63 will detect and warn users of MitM attacks

Google Chrome will warn users about potential 'man in the middle' (MitM) attacks, in which third-party software tries to hijack an internet connection. A MitM...

Google reminds to move to HTTPS before October deadline

With the release of Chrome v62 in less than 3 months, Google will begin marking non-HTTPS pages with text input fields—like contact forms and...

What is email spoofing?

Email spoofing is the forgery of an email header so that the message appears to have originated from someone or somewhere other than the...

Researchers hacked DNA sequencer with a DNA exploit

DNA is nothing but executable quaternary code. Of course, DNA sequencers don’t execute it, leaving this job for the cells, which are supposed to...

The largest international technical cyber defence exercise launched this week

A NATO hub focused on cyber defence is training network security experts from about two-dozen countries in how to defend the networks of a...

Five ways for a company to fill in the security educational gap

Cyber-attacks are trendy. Ransomware and spyware, technical hacks and social engineering are all targeting at large and small businesses. States are carrying out cyberwars...

Americans have shallow understanding of cybersecurity

  In an increasingly digital world, an individual’s personal data can be as valuable – and as vulnerable – to potential wrongdoers as any other...

Keystrokes were logged, inspection in Carleton University showed

Information security is more than about remote hack-ins. Some attacks use physical access, as one in Carleton University, Toronto. According to Motherboard, a regular...
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