Cathay Pacific fined over crooks slurping its database for over 4 years – Naked Security

The UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) said on Wednesday that it’s fined Cathay Pacific Airways £500,000 (USD $647,015, €576,992) for failing to secure passengers’ personal details, leading to malware being installed on its server that harvested millions of people’s names, passport and identity details, dates of birth, postal and email…

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#infosec | Ransomware: Still Going Strong 30 Years On

Next month marks the 30th anniversary of the first ever ransomware attack, and according to new research this particular form of malware is still going strong.  According to the “Mid-Year Threat Landscape Report” published yesterday by Bitdefender, ransomware increased 74.23% year on year in the first six months of 2019.  Researchers noted a change in the…

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#mobilesecurity | A new Stuxnet-level vulnerability named Simjacker used to secretly spy over mobile phones in multiple countries for over 2 years: Adaptive Mobile Security reports

Updated: On September 27, a few researchers from the Security Research Labs (SRLabs) released five key research findings based on the extent of Simjacker and how one can understand whether is SIM is vulnerable to such an exploit. Yesterday, Adaptive Mobile Security made a breakthrough announcement revealing a new vulnerability…

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#cyberfraud | #cybercriminals | Underemployment posed as this year’s biggest concern for Korean CEOs: WEF’s survey

이미지 확대 Unemployment or underemployment posed as the biggest management concern for Korean entrepreneurs, according to an international survey on business leaders. The Regional Risks to Doing Business Report published by the World Economic Forum on Sunday showed executives in South Korea worried most about unemployment issue, whereas natural disasters…

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