Rickroll Grad Prank Exposes Exterity IPTV Bug

IPTV and IP video security is increasingly under scrutiny, even by high school kids. When Township High School District 214 in Illinois got rickrolled all at once across its six…

Ciaran Martin: Resilience key to cyber defence

Fran Kelly: Australia has seen a 13% increase in cyber-attacks over the past year as cyber criminals take advantage of large numbers of people working from home. In its Annual…

Best Android VPN 2021: Our top four

Photo by Daniel Romero on Unsplash One of the things most interesting about the Android OS is the wide variety of devices it’s available in. Sure, there are Android phones…

University of Sunderland Hit by Suspected Cyber-Attack

University of Sunderland Hit by Suspected Cyber-Attack A UK university has suffered a suspected cyber-attack, causing "extensive IT issues." The University of Sunderland revealed the incident on its official Twitter account this…

NCSC CEO: Ransomware the “Most Immediate Threat” Facing UK Businesses

NCSC CEO: Ransomware the "Most Immediate Threat" Facing UK Businesses NCSC CEO Lindy Cameron has warned UK businesses that ransomware “is the most immediate cyber threat” they face. During a speech…

IoT:It’s far too easy for abusers to exploit smart toys and trackers

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  JpegPhotographer/Shutterstock Saheli Datta Burton, UCL and Madeline Carr, UCL The wearable technology market is booming, with half a billion wearables sold globally in 2020. Apps on…

Unwanted Gift: Ransomware, Supply Chain Attacks, and How to Prevent Them

Now more than ever, supply chains are attracting threat actor attention. As evidenced by attacks like the one which recently targeted the IT services provider Kaseya and over 1,500 of…

Colonial Pipeline forked over $4.4M to end cyberattack – but is paying a ransom ever the ethical thing to do?

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  What would happen if companies stopped paying ransoms? Liu Jie/Xinhua via Getty Images Scott Shackelford, Indiana University and Megan Wade, Indiana University It took little over…

Cybercriminals use pandemic to attack schools and colleges

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  Vulnerable devices and systems are targets. EThamPhoto/Getty Images Nir Kshetri, University of North Carolina – Greensboro Cyberattacks have hit schools and colleges harder than any other…

Children’s privacy is at risk with rapid shifts to online schooling under coronavirus

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  A Grade 6 student takes part in a virtual school session with her teacher and classmates via Zoom from her home in Vancouver, April 2, 2020.…