• img December 06, 2017

Majority would trust organisations more if they were to use biometrics for authentication

Nearly seven in 10 Europeans (68 percent) said they would trust organisations more if they were to use biometrics for authentication, according to a new Unisys survey. The survey also found that tech-savvy consumers are ready for biometric authentication, such as fingerprint readers or iris scanning, in replacement of passwords or PINs – with half […]

Read More
  • img December 05, 2017

TeamViewer Rushes Fix for Permissions Bug

TeamViewer says it has issued a hotfix to address a bug that allows users sharing a desktop session to gain control of the other’s computer without permission.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/teamviewer-rushes-fix-for-permissions-bug/

Read More
  • img December 05, 2017

Anti-Skimmer Detector for Skimmer Scammers

Crooks who make and deploy ATM skimmers are constantly engaged in a cat-and-mouse game with financial institutions, which deploy a variety of technological measures designed to defeat skimming devices. The latest innovation aimed at tipping the scales in favor of skimmer thieves is a small, battery powered device that provides crooks a digital readout indicating […]

Read More
  • img December 05, 2017

Hacker who tried to spring friend from jail will end up in prison himself

A Michigan man by the name of Konrads Voits pleaded guilty to hacking Washtenaw County’s computer network and changing the Washtenaw County Jail records, with the intent to help a friend get released early from jail. Unfortunately for him, his fiddling with the inmate electronic records was spotted, an FBI investigation was mounted, and it […]

Read More
  • img December 05, 2017

Security and costs holding back those looking to implement IoT projects

While 94% of IT professionals from organisations that are undertaking Internet of Things (IoT) initiatives say they need to invest in IoT over the next 12 months in order to stay competitive, most admit they have encountered barriers to adoption. These mainly include security concerns, the cost of implementation and commitment from the company’s leadership. […]

Read More