Is the global banking system being hacked?

The recent news that banks in Bangladesh and Vietnam have been successfully hacked is a concerning fact about the level of IT Security in financial services. SWIFT has warned its 11,000 members worldwide about the recent incidents, which allowed hackers to transfer more than a million Euros from TPBank in Vietnam. It seems the malware Read more about Is the global banking system being hacked?[…]

No industry is safe from hacking

One common misconception in many industries is that “our data is of no interest to hackers”. While it is true that certain data might have no much monetary value, in general, personally identifiable information is a gold mine for hackers and should be protected accordingly.   On Friday, the  Hong Kong-based telephone and toy maker Read more about No industry is safe from hacking[…]

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TalkTalk hacking, the story hasn’t ended yet

Last week was quite a tough one for TalkTalk in the UK. It seems high-profile hacking is getting commonplace and not many sign of improvement. However, more than dwelling on the staggering fact that 4 million records were stolen, what is becoming more appalling is the management of the incident and the lack of transparency. TalkTalk Read more about TalkTalk hacking, the story hasn’t ended yet[…]

A large number of sites haven’t patched Magento

Magento is reporting that a large number of websites using Magento haven’t patched and are still vulnerable to the Shoplift Bug. If you are one of the thousand of business using Magento please be aware of this vulnerability and have your IT personnel patch this immediately. Magento has a quite comprehensive list of best security practices Read more about A large number of sites haven’t patched Magento[…]