It’s no secret that today’s cyber criminals are heavily funded and technically astute – creating more methods to hack into organizations than individuals and businesses can keep up with. Because of their ever changing, advanced and growing capabilities, private organizations
When it was revealed that police used Geofeedia to track protesters, Facebook cut off access to its data. But Facebook was a Geofeedia customer too.
When it was revealed last week that police used a social media monitoring program to
Foreign hackers attempt to encrypt the hard drives of thousands of American computer users daily in an attempt to extort ransom payments for decryption, cybersecurity experts said Tuesday.
“We’re looking at over 4,000 attacks a day,” Bob Gregg, chief executive
It’s an annoying inevitability of the modern world that your personal information is going to be compromised at some point and you’ll have to go through the hassle of changing your password or account number or signing up for credit
As Yahoo revealed the cybersecurity breach that took place in late 2014, the company claimed that hackers were able to steal the personal information of 500 million users. However, a former Yahoo executive claims that the number of compromised accounts
Yahoo will confirm later this week that hackers did breach its systems in 2012, stealing personal data for about 200 million accounts, including easily decrypted passwords
Sources close to the situation confirmed the massive data breach to Recode. Yahoo admitted
A company that provides cash register software to a Woolworths-owned hotel group has been hacked by Ukrainian cyber-criminals, with sensitive client details put up for sale on the internet.
H&L Australia, whose clients include Woolworths-owned Australian Leisure and Hospitality (ALH)
Popular customer review service Yelp launched a new public bug bounty programme on 6 September, calling on white-hat hackers and security researchers to trawl through its websites and mobile app for security vulnerabilities that could potentially affect its users and
Another week, another massive data leak. This time around, it’s 800,000 accounts from iconic porn site Brazzers. Although the data originated from their forum, users who have never signed up may be caught up in the breach.
The data was
It is often the illusive “H Factor” – the human element – that ends up being the weakest link that makes cyber-attacks and data breaches possible.
It is often the illusive “H Factor” – the human element – that ends
Eddie Bauer is looking into a sophisticated malware intrusion of its point of sale systems.
The company said unauthorized parties accessed payment card information, including cardholder name, number, security code and expiration date, at retail stores between Jan. 2 and
Local health care providers said they have taken note of a data breach at a clinic in Athens that exposed the private information and medical history of some 200,000 current and former patients.
“What’s so scary about this … every
List: Cyber security experts give CBR their take on the latest data breach to make waves in the industry.
Sage has reported a data breach, with the company notching up the column inches since the disclosure of the breach and
IBM’s Worldwide Security Solution Architect has waded into the census privacy debacle, declaring Australia’s sensitive census data will be “inevitably” hacked.
Philip Nye, a global security executive based on the Gold Coast, addressed Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Trade Minister
A study from market research company Aite Group, sponsored by electronic banking and payment solutions provider ACI Worldwide found that internet users in Brazil and Mexico are far more worried about different categories of fraud like identity theft and credit
The impact from a data breach on an enterprise can be a mixed bag. For some, like small suppliers, a compromise of sensitive data and credentials can lead to a few hundred or thousand dollars fraudulently obtained from a business
CEOs’ compensation – including salary, bonuses and stock options – should be linked to their companies’ cyber security performance, according to a new report from the Culture, Media and Sport committee.
The report comes after an inquiry into cyber security
With recent news stories about U.S. hospitals and police stations being the victims of computer hackers who demand ransoms to bring computers back online, there is no time like the present to be proactive.
In February, a hospital in Hollywood
It began with an early morning phone call and instant fear for the technology director of Horry County, South Carolina’s school district.
Computer servers were acting unusual, and Charles Hucks listened as his administrators described frozen computers and a cryptic
Half the population of Turkey potentially opened up to identity theft and privacy violations after information posted to server hosted in Romania
A database posted online allegedly contains the personal information of 49 million people on the Turkish citizenship database,