Nokia Leads the Global Rankings in Updating Smartphone Software and Security

Nearly 96% of Nokia smartphones, sold cumulatively since Q3 2018, is already running on Android Pie or have had an Android Pie update issued to them, making it the fastest brand to reach this level. This is according to the…

Fortnite gamers targeted by data theft malware

Following research by Malwarebytes Labs,’ which has revealed that a new malware has been concealed as “cheat tools” and has the ability to steal Fortnite gamers’ Bitcoins and personal data, Terry Ray, CTO at Imperva, discusses the additional threat to…

Technological Advances Which Are Improving The Security Of Online Gaming

The digital world is a vast one that is consistently growing as we speak and the gaming industry is one particularly guilty of this rapid expansion. From the introduction of artificial intelligence to promote a more personalised gaming experience, to…

What can we learn about software security from the video game industry?

Larry Trowell, Principal Security Consultant at Synopsys The video game market is a $100+ billion industry. Some of the most complex software developed today is for video games, using clients, servers, web components, monetary transfers, social interactions, and virtual markets—with…

NISAmerica Customers Personal and Financial Data Been Breached

It has been reported that Japanese gaming developer Nippon Ichi Software revealed its American arm, NIS America, has suffered a major data breach compromising the personal and financial data of online customers. Hackers managed to access customers’ payment card details…

Game Over: Poor Password Protection Leaves Online Gamers Exposed to Hack Attacks

Online gaming has quickly become a hugely lucrative industry, with more people than ever owning gaming accounts. According to research from Kaspersky Lab, over half (53 per cent) of people regularly game online, a figure which rises to 64 per…

Unbootable AMD Systems? – Microsoft halts distribution of Spectre & Meltdown fixes

Its come to light that the latest fix to fix some secureity flaws namely Specture & Meltdown are having a detremental effect on AMD systems from some users reports found here. It seems a number of AMD systems are becoming…

Intel Responds to Security Research Findings

We orignally reported on this issue on the 3rd of January 2018 which you can read here; Windows Security Fix Might Decrease Intel’s CPU Performance Now Intel have issued a statement which you can read below; Intel and other technology…

CYBER-MONDAY SHOPPING TIPS FOR THE SECURITY CONSCIOUS SHOPPER

Password manager Keeper Security looks into the best and worst online retailers for security and privacy  The holidays are upon us, and that means consumers are limbering up their mouse-clicking fingers in preparation to go shopping online. Online shopping is…

InvizBox launches the InvizBox 2 family of security and privacy products

Multi-award winning Irish tech startup InvizBox launches the InvizBox 2 family of security and privacy products. Company expands product range with its 3rd successful crowd funded privacy and security routers. Irish cyber security company Invizbox today announced it has achieved…