NEWS ARTICLES

The media becomes the story as hackers focus efforts on news organizations

The media becomes the story as hackers focus efforts on news organizations

Updated! News reports yesterday that the New York Times and other news organizations were attacked by hackers should not only come as no surprise, but industry insiders believe news organizations should prepare to be struck again in the future.

Researchers quell Wildfire ransomware with decryption key

Researchers quell Wildfire ransomware with decryption key

Intel and Kaspersky researchers developed a free decryption tool for victims of the Wildfire variant of ransomware.

M&A deals bring added cybersecurity risks

M&A deals bring added cybersecurity risks

Security professionals are increasingly concerned by cybersecurity risks that arise as a result of mergers and acquisitions transactions, particularly the use of cyberespionage to gain information on the competition.

Twitoor first Android malware known to leverage Twitter for command and control

Twitoor first Android malware known to leverage Twitter for command and control

Researchers have found the first known Android mobile malware to use a Twitter account, rather than a traditional command-and-control server, to control infected devices.

NEWS BRIEFS

'Ghostbusters' star Leslie Jones website hacked

'Ghostbusters' star Leslie Jones website hacked

The personal website of Saturday Night Live comedian and Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones was taken offline after hackers vandalized the site.

Three indicted in Switzerland for phishing scam

Three indicted in Switzerland for phishing scam

Three people have been charged in Switzerland for a global computer fraud scam.

Report: ATM hackers flee Thailand after stealing $350,000 from state-run bank

Report: ATM hackers flee Thailand after stealing $350,000 from state-run bank

Five suspected cyberthieves have reportedly fled Thailand after allegedly stealing approximately $350,000 in cash from 21 malware-infected ATMs operated by the state-run Government Savings Bank (GSB).

NYU scientists develop tool to check for chip sabotage

NYU scientists develop tool to check for chip sabotage

NYU scientists designed a new form of application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) designed to spot hidden vulnerabilities in microchips.

DATA BREACH BLOG

Records exposed of 650K patients at Bon Secours

Patient records were compromised at Bon Secours, a nonprofit health care provider.

Banner Health data breach impacts 3.7 million

Phoenix-based Banner Health is notifying patients of a cyberattack that compromised patient records.

390K affected in Disney Playdom forums breach

Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media are notiying users that the Disney Playdom forums website was breached.

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