Almost half of UK businesses believe an industry skills shortage is affecting their ability to adopt data-driven security, a study has revealed.
Nearly all (97%) of those surveyed at SecureData’s annual customer event in London said data-driven security is a prerequisite for any modern cyber security strategy.
It was 4am in London on Tuesday morning when a leet white hat hacker going by the name Zemnmez found the flaw on the new website for Mr Robot, the hit USA Network show. It could have given him an easy way to pwn fans of the show, tricking them into giving over much of their Facebook FB -0.81% information. But, shortly after a quick note to Mr Robot writer Sam Esmail, the vulnerability was closed off.
Security researchers have discovered that an ongoing botnet campaign is specifically targeting scientists, academics, engineering firm employees, government employees and members of international non-governmental organisations (NGO).
Forcepoint Security Labs says in its latest report that the Jaku botnet has so far claimed an estimated 19,000 unique victims, 42% of which are located in South Korea, while 31% are located in Japan, 9% in China and 6% in US. The remaining 12% are located in 130 other countries.
Coming out of an invite-only mode for the first time, Pornhub has opened up its bug bounty programme and is now offering up to $25,000 (£17,000) to anyone who can penetrate its security systems.
To do so, the popular adult website has partnered with HackerOne which is a bug-reporting platform used by a variety of large firms and technology companies including Yahoo, Twitter, Uber and Adobe. To date, the service claims to have facilitated the payout of over $7m to nearly 3,000 responsible hackers and security researchers.
Unusual credit card activity is off the menu at Wendy's.
Wendy's, the burger chain that made "Where's the beef?" a thing in 1984, said Wednesday it was able to "eradicate" malware on point-of-sales systems at around 300 restaurants. The malware led to unusual credit card activity beginning in autumn 2015.