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How Worms Get inside Data Centers and What Can Be Done about Them
October 13, 2017
DataCenter Knowledge

Leigh-Anne talks to DC Knowledge the steps you can take to avoid the spread of ransomware and worms in data center environments.
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Cryptocurrency miners put cloud at risk with hacking efforts
October 10, 2017
v3

Leigh-Anne talks to v3 on the news that attackers are compromising websites to mine cryptocurrencies. Read more

Yahoo breach underscores importance of heeding risk factors, renews interest in legislation
October 5, 2017
SC Media

Leigh-Anne Galloway has her say on the the recent relevations about the Yahoo breach in 2013 in SC Media. Read more

EE Times Radio IoT in Security: More At Risk Than You Can Afford to Lose
October 5, 2017
EE Times

Leigh-Anne Galloway is the featured guest on the EE Times podcast Engineering the Internet of Things for an episode about IoT security. Click to listen

Yahoo data breach found to affect all 3 billion users
October 5, 2017
TechTarget SearchSecurity

TechTarget SearchSecurity gets insights from Leigh-Anne Galloway about what the new Yahoo! hack relevations mean to businesses and consumers. Read more

Face, fingerprint, passwords, or PIN: What's the best way to keep your smartphone secure?
September 26, 2017
ZDNet

In ZDNet, Leigh-Ann Galloway comments on the effectiveness of the iPhone's new facial recognition technology. Read more

Apache Struts vulnerability led to earlier breach at Equifax
September 19, 2017
SC Media

Leigh-Anne Galloway from Positive Technologies comments on the fact the Equifax breach was caused by the known Apache Struts vulnerability. Read more

Equifax Blames Breach on Apache Struts Flaw
September 14, 2017
Infosecurity Magazine

Leigh-Anne Galloway comments on Equifax blaiming breach on Apache Struts flaw. Read more

Bluetooth ache: Protocol's security not sufficiently researched, experts claim after 'BlueBorne' disclosure
September 14, 2017
SC Media

In SC Media, Leigh-Anne Galloway says that concerns around bluetooth security depends on the device. Read more

Billions of Bluetooth-enabled devices vulnerable to new airborne attacks
September 13, 2017
Help Net Security

Leigh-Anne Galloway comments on bluetooth and connected devices, and the risk attached, in Help Net Security. Read more

BlueBorne infecting billions of smart devices by leveraging Bluetooth connections
September 13, 2017
Teiss

In Teiss, Leigh-Ann Galloway speaks out on the effectiveness of the iPhone's facial recognition technology. Read more

Face ID Just Changed How You Unlock Your iPhone
September 12, 2017
Tom's Guide

Leigh-Anne Galloway comments on the effectiveness of facial recognition as an authentication method, in Tom's Guide. Read more

Apple iPhone X swaps Touch ID for 'Face ID' facial recognition unlock
September 12, 2017
SC Media

Leigh-Anne Galloway believes the new iPhone's 'Face ID' feature should be considered a simplified form of authentication, in SC Media.Read more

Apple season is here (live blog)
September 12, 2017
The Sun

In The Sun's live blog, Leigh-Anne Galloway gives her take on the new iPhone's facial recognition feature. Read more

Symantec researchers reveal new ramped-up attacks on U.S. power grid
September 7, 2017
Eweek

Leigh-Anne Galloway comments of the "blunt instrument" methods of hackers of US energy companies, in eWeek. Read more

Global cyberattack on energy sector stokes deep fears
September 7, 2017
TechNewsWorld

TechNewsWorld coverage of the hack on US energy sector by Dragonfly hacking group, featuring comments from Leigh-Anne Galloway on the method of the attack. Read more

Dragonfly 2.0 hacker group seen targeting U.S. power grid
September 7, 2017
TechTarget search security

TechTarget talks to Positive Technolgies expert Leigh-Anne Galloway on the relatiovely unsophisticated methods of the Dragonfly hackers in their latest attacks.Read more

SHA-1 hashes recovered for 320M breached passwords
September 7, 2017
TechTarget search security

Leigh-Anne Galloway comments on security researchers recovering SHA-1 hashes from 320 million passwords in SearchSecurity. Read more

Dragonfly APT group may be prepping to sabotage U.S. power facilities, report warns
September 6, 2017
SC Media

Story on the hack on US energy sector by Dragonfly hacking group, featuring comments from Leigh-Anne Galloway on the method of the attack
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'Dragonfly' APT now able to disrupt US power grid operations, Symantec warns
September 6, 2017
Dark Reading

Leigh-Anne Galloway gets the closing remarks in Dark Reading's coverage of the hack on US energy sector by Dragonfly hacking group. Read more

Raiffeisen Bank malware is phishing for your login credentials
August 28, 2017
Information Security Buzz

Leigh-Anne Galloway shared her thoughts with ISBuzz on the new pishing camapign targeting targeting Raiffeisen Bank customers. Read more

Flaw that affects nearly all modern cars allows hackers to shut down safety features
August 21, 2017
Information Security Buzz

Researchers have discovered a security flaw that could potentially affect all new vehicles. Leigh-Anne Galloway's houghts on this vulnerability were referenced in Information Security Buzz. Read more

Vehicles: nasty flaw, not remote
August 19, 2017
Computer Scotland

Leigh-Anne Galloway shared her thoughts on the news that attackers can turn off safety features and other vehicle's computerised components connected to its controller area network or CAN bus. Read more

What weighs 800kg and runs Windows XP? How to buy an ATM for fun and profit
August 18, 2017
The Register

Leigh-Anne Galloway warned delegates at the BSides Manchester infosec conference about the danger of ATM machines. The Register wrote a piece on it. Read more

UK’s cyber security guidelines for connected vehicles is not boring, but much more information needed
August 10, 2017
IoT Now

Leigh-Anne Galloway discusses the UK's Key Princples of Cyber Security for Connected and Automated Vehicles with IoT Now. Read more

New government guidelines to protect smart cars from hackers
August 9, 2017
Information Security Buzz

Leigh-Anne shared her views on the UK government's new guidelines for securing smart cars.* Read more

Hackers now target more than one bank every week with 89 being hit last year
August 9, 2017
Information Security Buzz

Figures from the Financial Conduct Authority, the City watchdog, showed there were 89 attacks against firms it regulates last year, compared with five in 2014. Leigh-Anne Galloway shared her thoughts on this news with Information Security Buzz. Read more

ATM Hacked in 5 Minutes to Dispense Free Money
July 31, 2017
TechsBay

Leigh-Anne Galloway shows how easily hackers can hack at ATM by exploiting Windows XP. Read more

ATMs Found to Be Easily hacked in Minutes Because They Run on Windows
July 29, 2017
CyberWar.news

Positive Technologies, Leigh-Anne Galloway, said that since most ATMs are basically Windows XP computers that connect to a vault, it can be easy to get hold of what’s inside them. Read more

Fear and Coding in Las Vegas
July 29, 2017
BBC Click

Video footage of Leigh-Anne Galloway discussing the vulnerabilities of ATMs and demonstrating how hackers weaponize cash machines. Watch online

What's the Most Secure Way to Lock Your Smartphone?
July 27, 2017
Gizmodo

Positive Technolgies' Leigh-Anne told Gizmodo that PIN codes remain technically the safest option for locking a phone. Read more

China Set To Launch An ‘Unhackable’ Internet Communication
July 26, 2017
Information Security Buzz

Following the news that China is about to launch a new, “unhackable” communications network Leigh-Anne Galloway, Cyber Security Resilience Lead at Positive Technologies shared her thoughts with ISBuzz. Read more

Cash machine hacked in five minutes
July 25, 2017
Brexit News

Highlights concerns of how easy it is to hack an ATM, referencing BBC Click demonstration. Read more

Watch Security Researcher As She Hacks ATM by Drilling a Hole
July 25, 2017
Hack Read

Publication has described how LeighAnne Galloway has hacked an ATM, referencing the BBC Click demonstration. Read more

Is your money safe? Cashpoints can be hacked in just FIVE minutes warns expert
July 25, 2017
Express

National newspaper, the Express, has picked up on security expert Leigh-Anne Galloway's BBC Click demonstration, showing how easily cash machines can be hacked. Read more

Is your money safe? Security expert reveals how cash machines can be hacked in just FIVE minutes
July 25, 2017
Daily Mail

National newspaper, the Daily Mail, has picked up on security expert Leigh-Anne Galloway's BBC Click demonstration, showing how easily cash machines can be hacked. Read more

Hacking an ATM
July 25, 2017
BBC News Online

Leigh-Anne Galloway demonstrated to the BBC how easy it is to hack an ATM machine. See more

Millions Of IoT Devices Are Vulnerable To Widespread Bug
July 22, 2017
Information Security Buzz

Leigh-Anne Galloway talked about the security issues of cameras using an open-source code called gSOAP with ISBuzz. Read more

Multiple vulnerabilities found in connected IoT home security device
July 14, 2017
SC magazine

Leigh-Anne Galloway, cyber security resilience lead at Positive Technologies told SC magazine that often manufacturers cannot fix IoT vulnerabilities as they typically lie within third-party components. Read more

UK MoD engaged in cyber-offense as Royal Navy denies sailing on XP
June 28, 2017
SC magazine

Reports surfaced earlier this week of the MoD using the notoriously buggy Windows XP on the new £3 billion warship HM Queen Elizabeth. Following this news, Positive Technologies expert Leigh-Anne shared her thoughts with SC magazine. Read more

UK Parliament Cyber Attack
June 27, 2017
Informantion Security Buzz

Up to 90 email accounts were hacked during a Parliament cyber attack. Following the news, PT expert Leigh-Anne shared her views with ISBuzz. Read more

Windows 10 source code leaks online - centred on WiFi & storage devices
June 26, 2017
SC magazine

As Microsoft confirmed that Windows 10 users could potentially be faced with more security problems, SC Magazine included views from PT expert, Leigh-Anne Galloway. Read more

Parliament hit by cyber attack – Cyber Industry reaction
June 26, 2017
IT Security Guru

Following the news that a cyber attack on Westminster has compromised up to 90 parliamentary email accounts officials, PT expert Leigh-Anne Galloway shared her thoughts with IT Security Guru. Read more

Gridlocked: Aussie speed cameras infected with WannaCry ransomware
June 22, 2017
SC magazine

SC Magazine included views from Positive Technologies expert, Leigh-Anne Galloway, as the return of WannaCry sees speed cameras in Australia affected. Read more

Honda Forced to Shut Plant After WannaCry Returns
June 21, 2017
InfoSecurity Magazine

This incident could have been prevented - Leigh-Anne Galloway shares with Infosecurity Magazine as its confirmed that Honda closed its plant in Japan following a WannaCry infection. Read more

Honda plant in Japan briefly stops making cars after fresh WannaCrypt outbreak
June 21, 2017
The Register

As WannaCry caused Honda to close its plant in Japan Positive Technologies Cyber Security Intelligence Lead, Leigh-Anne Galloway, told The Register that this incident could have been prevented with basic security hygiene, a patch management program and automatic updates to systems. Read more