Monday 4 July 2016

Cyber Security Roundup for June 2016

Before Brexit (Why Brexit will be Business as Usual for Cyber Security & Data Protection in the UK) dominated the UK parliament agenda, a Commons Committee lambasted the Information Commissioner’s Office for not acting tough enough with TalkTalk in regards to their data breach earlier this year. 

The UK parliament also passed the controversial ‘Snoopers Charter’ bill this month.

For the fourth month in a row Adobe and Microsoft released critical patches to fix zero day exploited flash vulnerabilities. 

A spate of tech company chiefs had their twitter accounts hacked, including Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, who was also spotted on an Instagram picture with tape covering his MacBook's webcam.

The Ransomware epidemic continues to make headlines and cause issues across all industries, this month saw concern over a new strain of ransomware called RAA, which executes only using JavaScript.