Lure of cybercrime leads security professionals to become ‘gray hats’

Full Article : BetaNews – The attractions and profitability of the digital underworld are leading some security practitioners to become ‘gray hats’ and get involved in cybercrime according to a new report from Malwarebytes. … Read more

Dixons Carphone suffers two major security breaches exposing customers’ bank card details and personal information

Full Article : BetaNews – Another week, another cyberattack. This time around, it’s the Dixons Carphone group which says it has fallen victim to not one but two major breaches. The bank card details … Read more

Critical vulnerability found in infrastructure and manufacturing applications

Full Article : BetaNews – A critical remote code execution vulnerability has been discovered in two Schneider Electric applications heavily used in manufacturing, oil and gas, water, automation and wind and solar power facilities. … Read more

Microsoft, Facebook and Symantec are among 34 companies pledging not to help governments launch cyberattacks

Full Article : BetaNews – More than 30 technology companies have signed the Cybersecurity Tech Accord, making a number of pledges relating to cyberattacks. Microsoft, Facebook, Dell, HP and LinkedIn are just a few … Read more