When I was applying for security positions as a graduate I did a lot of video interviews (I can only thank the pandemic for that) and I was reliably asked again and again, “Why do you want to work in security?”. Initially, I’ll be honest, my answers left a lot to be desired. But with more time to think I started to really understand what was driving me and I finally landed on the key reason why I wanted to start my career in security. Enabling innovation.

Innovation is something that every technologist is passionate about; we want to change…


Welcome to all the new CyberLite readers who’ve joined since the last issue! If you haven’t joined them yet, you can get the most impactful news in cybersecurity delivered to you each week by subscribing here.

See a term you don’t understand in this issue? Any word that’s in italics and underlined is explained in a guide that accompanies each issue. Just click on them and you’ll be taken to the guide!

📰 News

Catching you up on everything important that happened this week…

🛢 Ransomware’s Big Week

It’s been one hell of a week for ransomware attacks, let’s dive straight in.

On May 7th the…


Welcome to all the new CyberLite readers who’ve joined since the last issue! If you haven’t joined them yet, you can get the most impactful news in cybersecurity delivered to you each week by subscribing here.

See a term you don’t understand in this issue? Any word that’s in italics and underlined is explained in a guide that accompanies each issue. Just click on them and you’ll be taken to the guide!

Announcement: This week’s issue is out early! I’m away for the next week so wanted to make sure it was successfully delivered before I head off. …


Welcome to all the new CyberLite readers who’ve joined since the last issue! If you haven’t joined them yet, you can get the most impactful news in cybersecurity delivered to you each week by subscribing here.

See a term you don’t understand in this issue? Any word that’s in italics and underlined is explained in a guide that accompanies each issue. Just click on them and you’ll be taken to the guide!

📰 News

Catching you up on everything important that happened this week…

🛠 Backdoor in Codecov

Codecov is a tool that helps developers test their code by showing which parts of are being successfully…


Welcome to all the new CyberLite readers who’ve joined since the last issue! If you haven’t joined them yet, you can get the most impactful news in cybersecurity delivered to you each week by subscribing here.

See a term you don’t understand in this issue? Any word that’s in italics and underlined is explained in a guide that accompanies each issue. Just click on them and you’ll be taken to the guide!

📰 News

Catching you up on everything important that happened this week…

🏡 Clubhouse Data Dump

Clubhouse has joined Linkedin and Facebook in having a large collection of its user data collected and posted…


Welcome to all the new CyberLite readers who’ve joined since the last issue! If you haven’t joined them yet, you can get the most impactful news in cybersecurity delivered to you each week by subscribing here.

See a term you don’t understand in this issue? Any word that’s in italics and underlined is explained in a guide that accompanies each issue. Just click on them and you’ll be taken to the guide!

📰 News

Catching you up on everything important that happened this week…

🌐 Personal Data from 533 million Facebook Users Leaked Online

Cybercriminals posted the stolen data to a public hacker forum over the weekend which has done nothing good…


Welcome to all the new CyberLite readers who’ve joined since the last issue! If you haven’t joined them yet, you can get the most impactful news in cybersecurity delivered to you each week by subscribing here.

See a term you don’t understand in this issue? Any word that’s in italics and underlined is explained in a guide that accompanies each issue. Just click on them and you’ll be taken to the guide!

📰 News

Catching you up on everything important that happened this week…

💳 Indian Payment Platform MobiKwik Breached

The customer details for 3.5 million users have been leaked on the dark web after MobiKwik suffered a…


Welcome to all the new CyberLite readers who’ve joined since the last issue! If you haven’t joined them yet, you can get the most impactful news in cybersecurity delivered to you each week by subscribing here.

See a term you don’t understand in this issue? Any word that’s in italics and underlined is explained in a guide that accompanies each issue. Just click on them and you’ll be taken to the guide!

📰 News

Catching you up on everything important that happened this week…

🦊 Purple Fox Malware Automatically Spreads to Other Windows Computers

Purple Fox Malware has been on the rise with 90,000 infections being spotted since May 2020. Researchers from…


Welcome to all the new CyberLite readers who’ve joined since the last issue! If you haven’t joined them yet, you can get the most impactful news in cybersecurity delivered to you each week by subscribing here.

See a term you don’t understand in this issue? Any word that’s in italics and underlined is explained in a guide that accompanies each issue. Just click on them and you’ll be taken to the guide!

🔎 Google Releases Code Demonstrating a Spectre Attack

Google has released code for carrying out a Spectre attack against the Chrome Browser in an attempt to encourage developers to protect against this type of attack.

So…


Welcome to all the new CyberLite readers who’ve joined since the last issue! If you haven’t joined them yet, you can get the most impactful news in cybersecurity delivered to you each week by subscribing here.

See a term you don’t understand in this issue? Any word that’s in italics and underlined is explained in a guide that accompanies each issue. Just click on them and you’ll be taken to the guide!

📧 Exchange Exploits Go From Bad to Worse

The biggest story of the last two weeks has been the exploitation of a set of Microsoft Exchange Server vulnerabilities. This week things have continued to go from…

Oli Kitchin

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store