Conducted by the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security, the simulation launched 2,000 attacks on the networks of various critical infrastructure organizations.
A recent Gallup Crime poll indicates that Americans' top two worries revolve around having credit card data stolen or their computer or smartphones compromised.
A report by the state's attorney general sheds lights on the increase in data breaches, which have seen a 30 percent uptick in California so far this year.
Nicholas Rotundo was taken into custody by federal agents for blackmailing a female college student by threatening to post her nude images on a revenge porn website.
The National Cyber Security Alliance has teamed up with the International Franchise Association to promote cybersecurity awareness among franchise businesses in the U.S.