When two-factor isn’t enough.

There has been a massive push to encourage users to enable two-factor authentication on their accounts. From in-game rewards to membership discounts two-factor has been strongly encouraged by a number of companies to provide greater security to users, but could this lull users into a false sense of security? As two-factor usage has grown more…

The Value of Your Personal Data

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Butlin’s has stated that it believes up to 34,000 records have been accessed by hackers and the data comprises of names, home addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers, adding that they believe payment details are secure. This breach comes shortly after Dixons Carphone revised the number of people possibly affected in their data breach from…

Are Cyber Attacks an Act of War?

A Huawei Phone Mast

As the New Year started the most prominent story was that of the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities. The vulnerabilities are certainly huge as they may only be completely resolved by replacing the processor of a device. A story that wasn’t given as much prominence but is a huge development is the cancellation of a deal…

Uber’s Big Data Breach

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This week Uber revealed it was subject to a data breach affecting around fifty-seven million of its users and drivers, with nearly three million of the users affected residing in the UK. Unfortunately a large corporation being subject to a breach no longer has the shock it once did, but Uber’s case is slightly different…