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06 May 2016

Exploring CVE-2015-2545 and its users

By Pierre Montagnier and Tom Lancaster Executive Summary This report, available at TLP:GREEN to researchers and network defenders, gives an overview of different attacks using CVE-2015-2545. Specifically we look at the different ways attackers are triggering the vulnerability, and the possibility that the exploit is shared amongst various groups. Based...

14 April 2016

Social Media – The Hacking Revolution

By Katy Buller Follow @Katy_PwC When it comes to social media and networking, it’s all a bit of fun, right? Connecting with friends, family, business colleagues, strangers, dangerous criminals…Wait, what was that last one? Yes, you read that correctly. Social networking sites are becoming an increasingly used tool by ‘cyber-criminals’...

17 March 2016

Taiwan Presidential Election: A Case Study on Thematic Targeting

By Michael Yip @michael_yip Executive Summary In J...

26 February 2016

Cyber security - Are you ready for the new data privacy world?

Client webcast: Are you ready for the new data privacy world? Date: Wednesday 2 March 2016 Time: 11:00 - 12:00 (GMT) Our recently launched CEO Survey clearly shows that cyber security is now at the top of the risk agenda for many companies. Merely shoring up cyber defences and reviewing...

04 February 2016

Amazing what you see over lunch…

By John Whitehill I was sitting eating lunch with my daughter a couple of weeks back in Glasgow. We were sitting next to a window beside a busy street, and on the opposite side of the road, a law firm proudly displayed its signage on their office windows. Through the...

What the recent JANET attack tells us about Social Media Risk

By Katy Buller Follow @Katy_PwC You may have heard about the recent attack on JANET, the UK’s higher education research and education network that serves over 18 million users. It was attacked using a series of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, preventing students and Higher Education Institution (HEI) employees...

22 January 2016

The concept of ‘cyber’ in a criminal world

By Katy Buller Follow @Katy_PwC A few years ago I had the opportunity to help run a ‘cyber crime’ strategy workshop, which consisted of members of the police force amongst other areas and industries who have a direct involvement in combating ‘cyber crime’. Throughout all the discussions, one thing really...

23 December 2015

ELISE: Security Through Obesity

@michael_yip By Michael Yip Executive Summary Taiw...

18 December 2015

Why 2015 was the tipping point for cybersecurity

Paul Gribbon | Senior Manager - Cyber Security As we head towards the Christmas and New Year period, it’s natural to look back on the past 12 months and review what we enjoyed, what successes we had, what we might have done better and what emerging trends appeared. I’m going...

11 December 2015

#PrivateBizChat: Cybersecurity - 15 December, 12.30pm - 1.30pm

PwC's Private Business team are delighted to be hosting their third #PrivateBizChat Twitter chat on the 15 December at 12.30pm. The chat will focus on cyber security and the impact on private businesses. As threats continue to mount, understanding and managing cybersecurity risks has become top of mind for leaders...