New Year Honours: Government faces multi-million pound compensation bill over leaked private details

The Government is facing fines and a compensation bill running into millions of pounds after the disclosure of the home addresses of counter-terrorism experts, senior police officers and celebrities on the new year honours list. Senior figures demanded an exhaustive inquiry Read More …

FIN7 Hackers’ BIOLOAD Malware Drops Fresher Carbanak Backdoor

Malware researchers have uncovered a new tool used by the financially-motivated cybercriminal group known as FIN7 to load fresher builds of the Carbanak backdoor. Dubbed BIOLOAD, the malware loader has a low detection rate and shares similarities with BOOSTWRITE, another Read More …

Apple opens public bug bounty program, publishes official rules

Apple has formally opened its bug bounty program today to all security researchers, after announcing the move earlier this year in August at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas. Until today, Apple ran an invitation-based bug bounty program for selected Read More …