About the POODLE vulnerability

Recently Google security researchers discovered a flaw in the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 3.0 cryptography protocol (SSLv3) that, given the right conditions, can be used to intercept encrypted data. Attempts to exploit this flaw are called POODLE (“Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption”) attacks.…

Urgent checks needed on digital certificates

Industry shift to new password hashing algorithm will affect all SSL certificates: you need to act now. The browser industry has announced that it will soon cease to recognize digital certificates that use the SHA-1 password hashing algorithm as secure.…

Who stole my business?

If your website disappeared right now, could you survive? Chances are that, if you’re a brand of any size, you’ll get by until normal service resumes. But how much will it have cost you in the meantime? The cost of…

CyberVor attack: How bad is it?

The New York Times recently reported on a data breach originally identified by US security firm Hold Security which revealed: How 4.5 billion records have been compromised 1.2 billion appear to be unique users The list includes more than 500…

CSC strikes Gold

Following a survey of trademark counsel earlier this year, World Trademark Review awarded CSC its top accolade for trademark searching and watching services. The respected journal’s feature on its research also makes compelling reading for anyone in the industry.