National Lottery website brought down by cyber hack attack leaving thousands unable to buy tickets

A cyber attack brought down the the National Lottery website last night, Camelot has admitted. The website was down for more than an hour-and-a-half yesterday evening, due to a distributed denial of service (DDOS) attack – when hackers flooded the website with online traffic. Read More …

Millions of Up-to-Date Apple Macs Remain Vulnerable to EFI Firmware Hacks

“Always keep your operating system and software up-to-date.” This is one of the most popular and critical advice that every security expert strongly suggests you to follow to prevent yourself from major cyber attacks. However, even if you attempt to Read More …

Internet-wide security update put on hold over fears 60 million people would be kicked offline

A multi-year effort to update the internet’s overall security has been put on hold just days before it was due to be introduced, over fears that as many as 60 million people could be forced offline. DNS overseer ICANN announced on Thursday Read More …

Researchers promise demo of ‘God-mode’ pwnage of Intel mobos

Security researchers say they’ve found a way to exploit Intel’s accident-prone Management Engine, and will reveal the problem at Black Hat Europe in December. Positive Technologies researchers say the exploit “allows an attacker of the machine to run unsigned code Read More …