Has your fridge or TV been compromised?

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a “buzz phrase” in our industry at the moment. What does it mean and will this latest technological advance brighten our lives? Let’s start with a typically technical definition from technology research company Gartner: the Internet of Things “is the network of physical objects that contain embedded technology to […]

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Risky cloud, Shadow IT and “watering hole attacks”

Last September we posted a news item about the checks you should make when choosing a cloud provider, with particular emphasis on making sure that the cloud services being evaluated have the pedigree to be in the market for the long run. Last week, California based company Skyhigh Networks released its first European Cloud Adoption […]

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The threat from within

If you have followed CF Systems’ posts and news items you will know that we frequently highlight news of hacking and data breaches – recognised external threats. A recent report from security software vendor IS Decisions has focused our attention on the “threat from within”.  The study, entitled “The Insider Threat Security Manifesto: Beating the […]

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Beware pretty pictures….

A new version of the notorious Zeus banking Trojan has been discovered by research firm Malwarebytes. The malware works by embedding money stealing code inside desirable images, such as classic scenery or sunsets, that victims are tempted to download. The malware then goes to work when the user logs on to the website of one […]

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