Most millennials are cynics about online security

woody-allen-nihilistNearly all millennials in the US and UK are cynical when it comes to online security and do not expect online services can adequately protect their data, a new survey has revealed.

However the survey, by security firm Intercede, claims that millennials, or those reaching adulthood in the year 2000, have terrible security habits, and probably because they think it is all pointless.… Read the rest

Symantec will save us from the internet of things

Symantec logoMost pundits believe that by the end of this decade all sorts of things will be connected to each other and some believe that this could pose a serious security risk.

Symantec believes it has the answer to these problems. It estimates that IoT deviees will number 25 billion by 2020 and has now introduced embedded critical system protection.… Read the rest

Ashley Madison user details exposed

Ashley Madison screen shotHackers released details of 37 million people who used adultery dating site Ashley Madison. The hackers grabbed the data from servers at the company a month back.

The data includes names, email addresses, phone numbers and some credit card details.

The database was published on BitTorrent last night and appears to be genuine, with some reports saying that UK government people were among those outed.… Read the rest