Month: April 2016

EU data protection law passed

April 29, 2016

Insurance People Continuing the theme on the previous page, it’s also true that hardly a day goes by without a data breach report of some kind. The European Parliament passed the final vote for the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on 14 April 2016. Alex Cruz Farmer, our VP of cloud, advises that these …read more

Windows XP and USB ports making cash machine vulnerable to attack

April 28, 2016

SC Magazine Security researchers at Kaspersky claim that virtually any cash machine can be illegally accessed and stolen from. The researchers said that most ATMs are usually based on outdated software (such as Windows XP) and this makes the vulnerable to either malware or other exploits. Another security headache is the use of the insecure XFS …read more

What is the Future of Cloud?

April 28, 2016

BrightTalk  In this interview Aftab Afzal talks about the future of cloud, as well as challenges and opportunities prepared for the cloud in the context of IoT and modern security threats. To view the interview, please click here.  

Malware in nuclear plant prompts shutdown

April 28, 2016

CRN Malware discovered at a nuclear power plant in Germany raised concerns public concerns and prompted the German electric utilities company RWE AG to shut down the power plant as a precaution. The malicious code was discovered in the IT network that affects the fuel loading system in block B of the Gundremmingen nuclear power …read more

German nuclear power plant finds malware on its systems

April 28, 2016

IT PRO A nuclear power plant in Germany has been infected by malwaredesigned to give hackers remote access to its systems. The Gundremmingen power station, north-west of Munich, is run by the German utility RWE. According to media reports, two strains of viruses, W32.Ramnit and Conficker were discovered at the facility’s B unit in a computer …read more

German nuclear plant suffers cyber attack designed to give hackers remote access – expert comment

April 28, 2016

Digital Forensics Magazine The Telegraph has reported that a nuclear power plant in Germany has been found to be infected with computer viruses. The Gundremmingen plant, located about 120 km (75 miles) northwest of Munich, is run by the German utility RWE. The viruses, which include “W32.Ramnit” and “Conficker”, were discovered at Gundremmingen’s B unit in a computer system retrofitted …read more

All ATMs can be hijacked with malware, Kaspersky says – expert comment

April 28, 2016

Global Security Magazine Kaspersky Labs research has shown that ATMs can easily be hacked by cyber criminals, meaning funds could be stolen. To see the comments by Alex Cruz Farmer, please click here.    

ViewQuest’s new DDoS Protection Service starts from $699 a month

April 27, 2016

Security Asia  ViewQwest launched their DDoS Protection Service that defends the networks of banks, e-commerce vendors, telcos and just about any business with an online presence against the increasingly malicious and debilitating DDoS (Distributed Denial-of-Service) attacks. Powered by enterprise security specialist NSFOCUS, the new service aims to make premium-grade Internet security more affordable for businesses and …read more

Malware in nuclear power plant prompts plant shutdown

April 27, 2016

SC Magazine Malware discovered at a nuclear power plant in Germany raised concerns public concerns and prompted the German electric utilities company RWE AG to shut down the power plant as a precaution. The malicious code was discovered in the IT network that affects the fuel loading system in block B of the Gundremmingen nuclear …read more

ViewQwest and NSFOCUS launch Singapore’s most affordable clean pipe solution with DDoS protection at $699 per month

April 27, 2016

The Tech Revolutionist ViewQwest today launched their DDoS Protection Service that defends the networks of banks, e-commerce vendors, telcos and just about any business with an online presence against the increasingly malicious and debilitating DDoS (Distributed Denial-of-Service) attacks. Powered by enterprise security specialist NSFOCUS, the new service aims to make premium-grade Internet security more affordable for …read more