Cyberattacks targeting UK businesses
Report: Nearly Half(!) of all UK Businesses Struck by Cyberattacks

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Multiple Consumer Linksys Router Models are Vulnerable to Attacks
Two security researchers have discovered two dozen Linksys router models that contain at least 10 vulnerabilities between them, open to exploits from attackers who could steal information from the routers. Some vulnerabilities are so significant that they’re open to a complete hijack by attackers.

Data Breach Hits over 1,000 Intercontinental Hotels
The Intercontinental Hotel Group, the operator of hotel chains like the Holiday Inn and the Intercontinental, has admitted to the discovery of a malware that compromised point-of-sale equipment used at front desks of its hotel properties.

Report: Nearly Half(!) of all UK Businesses Struck by Cyberattacks
Nearly half of all UK businesses have suffered a cyberattack or a breach in 2016, according to an official report.

Carnegie Mellon Hacking Contest Teaches over 18,000 High-Schoolers to Hack
Over the past few weeks starting in late March, over 18,000 middle school and high school students from across the United States have gained a crash course on computer security skills in this year’s picoCTF online hacking contest, hosted by Carnegie Mellon University.

Twitter Turns on Support for Two-Factor Authentication Apps
Beyond offering its own added layer of security in enabling SMS-based two-factor authentication (2FA) for its users, Twitter is now granting support for useful third-party authentication apps such as Google Authenticator and Authy.


Andrew Lee on Internet of Things and cybersecurity

Andrew Lee, CEO of ESET North America discusses the biggest concerns of IoT security, and how to protect and manage our data in a recent interview with LIFARS

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