News – May 2019


  • DHS Orders Federal Agencies to Patch Critical Flaws Within 15 Days

    May 1, 2019

    In recent years, we have seen how hackers prey on those too lazy or ignorant to install security patches, which, if applied on time, would have prevented some devastating cyber attacks and data breaches that happened in major organisations. The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has ordered government agencies to more swiftly plug the ...

  • Criminals could go free because of ‘inadequate’ forensic services

    May 1, 2019

    Crimes may go unsolved and miscarriages of justice may become more common as forensic science in England and Wales is “in trouble”, a new report warns. Forensic techniques including analysis of DNA, fingerprints and digital evidence play an important role in criminal investigations. However, a report from the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee found that ...

  • Australian guilty of plane bomb plot involving meat grinder

    May 1, 2019

    A man has been convicted in Australia of plotting to blow up an Etihad flight in a terror attack, using a bomb hidden inside a meat grinder. Khaled Khayat, 51, conspired to bring down the flight from Sydney to Abu Dhabi in July 2017, a jury ruled on Wednesday. He had pleaded not guilty. The plot was ...