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April 18, 2017

Time to remove ‘cyberattack’ from the infosecurity incident response manual?

In March, editors at the Associated Press Stylebook officially proclaimed that the word cyberattack is “greatly overused”, and clarified that the term should only be employed […]
February 21, 2014

Businesses And The Planned Attack

Most people outside of the security industry still have a very stereotypical view of hacker culture. Just this week I had a discussion at work (retail […]
August 7, 2013

Channel 4 Blog Hack Highlights Importance Of Keeping Software Installations Up To Date

The UK’s Channel 4 is the latest media organisation to fall prey to hackers from The Syrian Electronic Army. The original defacement has now been wiped […]
June 16, 2011

Lulzsec Ups The Ante

There have been a string of breaches against various companies claimed by a hacking group called Lulzsec.  They have attacked organisations such as Sony, the US Senate, […]
January 29, 2009

More Details of Heartland's Breach Emerge

More details available as to how the breach occurred at Heartland resulting in potentialy the biggest breach ever of nearly 100m credit card transactions.  Investigators discovered […]
January 21, 2009

Largest Breach Ever

Courtesy of Brian Krebbs from the Washington Post it appears that the largest ever breach of credit card data may have occurred.  It appears that a […]
December 17, 2008

Microsoft To Release Out Of Cycle Patch for IE Vulnerability

Microsoft has announced that it will release an out of band patch for the vulnerability in Internet Explorer as outlined in the Microsoft Security Advisory 961051. The […]
September 4, 2008

Global Security Seminar Covered by SiliconRepublic.com

Marie Boran from The SiliconRepublic.com published a good article on the upcoming Cyber Crime seminar being run next Wednesday at 14:00 in Jury’s Hotel Croke Park.  […]