Apple pushes Rapid Response patch to fix WebKit zero-day

Apple has deployed a patch under its new Rapid Security Response (RSR) update programme for the second time, addressing a potentially dangerous zero-day in iOS for iPhone, iPadOS for iPad, macOS Ventura... Read more »

Norwegian data privacy experts sound alarm over generative AI

Generative artificial intelligence (AI) recently burst onto the scene, producing text, images, sound, and video content that closely resemble human-made content. After being trained on publicly available data, ChatGPT, DALL-E, Bard and... Read more »

Microsoft and AWS caution Ofcom against referring UK cloud market over to CMA

Microsoft and Amazon Web Services (AWS) are calling on communications regulator Ofcom to hold off on getting the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to probe the UK cloud infrastructure services market for... Read more »

network intrusion protection system (NIPS)

What is a network intrusion protection system (NIPS)? A network intrusion protection system (NIPS) is an umbrella term for a combination of hardware and software systems that protect computer networks from unauthorized... Read more »

Suspicious email reported every five seconds in UK

The latest report from the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has revealed that last year, 7.1 million suspicious emails were reported to its Suspicious Email Reporting Service (SERS). This equates to a suspicious... Read more »

JumpCloud issues notice to customers to refresh API keys

JumpCloud, which offers directory-as-a-service products, has issued mandatory application programming interface (API) security key replacements, following what is believe to be an ongoing security incident. The company offers secure access from any... Read more »

Vodafone tests quantum-safe business network solutions

At this year’s RSA show, delegates were alarmed to hear of the five-year “quantum window”, that is the time that they are supposed to have to make sure that assets protected by... Read more »

Meta’s Threads hits app stores, but no EU launch in sight

Social media platform Meta has launched its Twitter competitor, Threads, in the UK and US, with a concerted push to get millions of Instagram users to sign up. However, privacy concerns, potential... Read more »

Germany: European Court of Justice hears arguments on lawfulness of EncroChat cryptophone evidence

The European Court of Justice has heard legal arguments from EU member states whether electronic communications obtained by an international police operation to hack the EncroChat encrypted phone network can be lawfully... Read more »

HSBC explores quantum-safe comms to AWS edge

HSBC has joined the BT and Toshiba commercial quantum secure metro network, connecting its global HQ in Canary Wharf and a datacentre in Berkshire. The quantum secure transmission test will involve sending... Read more »