Two-thirds of the UK's top 100 e-commerce sites are happy for their users to protect their account with feeble passwords such as "password" or "123456". This and other shocking password security practices in this study from Dashlane on UK ecommerce sites.
Universities seem to be evergreen targets for hackers, with two more breaches announced in the past week or so. This time it's the turn of North Dakota University System and Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.
In my day job as a tester of anti-malware solutions, I often get asked the same question: how do I plan to test against Advanced Persistent Threats, aka APTs? These threats are very different from your everyday malware, and testing protection against them turns out to be a very different kind of task.
Some Chicago schools have banned the location-based mobile app, causing the developers to turn it off throughout the city as they seek a way to keep it off of school grounds. Yik Yak has lead to multiple school lockdowns in the wake of bomb threats, as well as a new way to perpetrate cyberbullying.