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Only 24% of Europeans use different passwords for different websites

Only 24% of Europeans use different passwords for different websites

According to a large-scale survey which questioned over 27,000 people across the European Union on their internet use, security attitudes and experiences, many are put off using online services by the potential dangers, but few are taking all the necessary steps to carry out their online business in safety.

Infosec pros give verdict on EU’s new cybersecurity strategy: "Nice try"

Infosec pros give verdict on EU’s new cybersecurity strategy: "Nice try"

The European Commission on Wednesday launched a proposal for a new cybersecurity strategy with good intentions and great fuzziness, as some dissatisfied infosec professionals see it.

Abuse of .EU domains by malware gangs continues despite Registrar notification

Abuse of .eu domains continues despite Registrar notification

What do you do when attackers are abusing legitimate domain Registration services?

How do you stop or at least disrupt the malicious attacks?

Reporting the incident to the appropriate Registrar is the correct course of action, but as you can read, doing so does not necessarily guarantee results.

EU domain abuse, courtesy of the Blackhole exploit kit

EU domain abuse, courtesy of the Blackhole exploit kit

Numerous .eu domains have been registered this month for the purposes of infecting computers with malware, via the Blackhole exploit kit.

Security expert Fraser Howard takes a closer look.

Internet Explorer attacked in Europe - by Firefox!

Internet Explorer attacked in Europe

According to recent web statistics, Firefox sneaked into first place over Internet Explorer for the first time ever at the end of 2010.

What does this mean to security professionals? What does it mean to you?

European Internet Explorer users invited to choose another browser

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Starting next week, European users of Internet Explorer may expect to see an invitation to choose an alternative browser for surfing the worldwide web. As part of a settlement of a long-running anti-competition dispute with the European Union, Microsoft has Read more…