Supply Chain Attacks

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With GDPR on the way, it is more important than ever for companies to protect themselves from online attacks via a 3rd party in their supply chain. What’s The Risk? Many companies have professional relationships with 3rd parties in their supply chain / value chain that involve granting them access to systems and sensitive data. […]

HP Laptop ‘Keylogger’ Security Risk Discovered

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HP is reported to have issued patches for 450+ commercial workstations, consumer laptops and other HP products after a keylogger was found to have been hidden in a driver. What Is A Keylogger? As the name suggests a keylogger / keystroke-logger usually refers to covert spying / monitoring software that tracks every key that you […]

$80m Bitcoin Hack

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Slovenian-based bitcoin mining marketplace NiceHash has reported that it has become the victim of a highly professional attack with sophisticated social engineering that has resulted in the theft of bitcoin to an estimated value of $80m. The Hack The 4,700 bitcoin(s) were reported stolen in a hack of the NiceHash digital currency marketplace’s payment system […]

Stick and Carrot Measures To Deal With GDPR

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A report by Veritas Technologies has said that since 91% of most companies lack a strong data management culture they will be considering a number of ‘carrot and stick’ motivators to bring about the changes needed to help them to implement and comply with GDPR. GDPR Next Year The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) […]