Insecure smart energy meters are allowing hackers "through the back door", according to a Labour minister.
Shadow business, innovation and skills minister Chi Onwurah claimed the Government has been complacent about protecting consumers' data.
Tsinghua University postgraduate student Jianjun Chen has reported a critical cache poisoning vulnerability in the Squid proxy server, a transparent cache widely deployed by internet service providers.
The vulnerability allows attackers to compromise connections using a maliciously-crafted packet. A patch has been produced for daily versions but not yet distributed for regular builds, according to researchers.
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.