A flaw in Instagram code was exploited recently and hackers gathered the contact information of approximately 6 million users. While this is valuable in and of itself, the data which has captured the public’s attention is the release of celebrity contact information. For just $10 on the darknet, you can gain access to Taylor Swift’s
The Internet of Things is here. Interconnectivity between devices is becoming not only common but expected as more of our day to day objects gain online capabilities. From the development of intelligent light bulbs to remotely operated kettles to advanced surveillance systems, we are demanding more from our devices every day. And developers are providing.
New documents have recently been leaked by Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor who, in 2013, stole classified material which has given the world an unnerving insight into the true extent of the US’s global surveillance programs. Documents recently obtained and made public by The Intercept have shed light on the role of a secretive
It was announced earlier this year that the Australian Government has pledged $10.7 million over the upcoming four years to new Cyber Security Advisory Office. This is a clear indication that cyber security is becoming an ever-increasing concern and one which is costing the government, businesses and individuals dearly. As hackers become more adept and
As the threat to businesses becomes increasingly virtual, companies are stepping up their processes when it comes to protecting their valuable data. Research conducted for the 2017 Cost of Data Breach Study by IBM was released in June 2017 and revealed a decline of 10% in the global average cost of a data breach. Each