Vaping could see your PC’s data go up in smoke thanks to e-cigarette hack risk

Amid all the constant noise of data breaches and the latest super-dangerous strain of malware, every so often a surprising security threat rears its head – like the possibility of your monitor getting hacked – and the latest such…

Data breaches affect all parts of business, Verizon report shows

Verizon’s second annual Data Breach Digest provides common scenarios to help organisations improve preparations for, and responses to, the most popular types of cyber attack... ComputerWeekly: Latest IT News

Motorcycle technical data available through Tibco managed API

Aftermarket vehicle information company Autodata uses Tibco Mashery to extend its developer platform ... ComputerWeekly: Latest IT News

Security Think Tank: Data integrity breaches – the challenge facing banks

What type of organisation is likely to be targeted by data integrity breaches and how best can they detect and mitigate such attacks?... ComputerWeekly: Latest IT News

European Commission announces initiatives on the data economy, e-Privacy and data protection

The European Commission (EC) recently announced the final packages to be adopted under its Digital Single Market strategy: an initiative on the data economy and proposals for the review of the e-Privacy Directive and the protection of personal…

Data breach costs exceed 20% of revenue

The cost of data breaches topped 20% of revenue in the past year as cyber attacks became more sophisticated and defenders struggled to keep pace, the latest Cisco security report shows... ComputerWeekly: Latest IT News

GDPR highlighted on Data Protection Day

Businesses dealing with EU citizens' data urged to ensure they are on track to comply with the GDPR in less than 16 months, as the world marks Data Protection Day 2017... ComputerWeekly: Latest IT News

Pay rises tipped for IT security and data analysis roles in 2017

Increase in high-profile data breaches and the need for data insight are seen as contributory factors in salary rises for IT security and data analytics staff... ComputerWeekly: Latest IT News

How Shazam handles its data reserves

Chris Kammermann, senior infrastructure engineer at Shazam, explains how adopting the Splunk platform has helped the firm deal with legacy systems and data analysis... ComputerWeekly: Latest IT News

Three mobile data breach: Company confirms data from 133,827 accounts could have been accessed

Information including names, addresses, and DOBs of some Three customers obtained in data breach, Three CEO Dave Dyson confirms.... Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

Locky ransomware campaign exploits fears of data stolen in OPM hack

Emails tell victims they need to download an attachment to view "suspicious activity" - then infects them with ransomware.... Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

Yahoo admits data breach may affect Verizon acquisition

In its latest SEC filing, Yahoo admits some people knew of the 2014 breach shortly after, that the true cost of the breach is still unknown, and that the breach could affect its deal with Verizon... ComputerWeekly: Latest IT News