NEWS ARTICLES

Two-thirds of IT security professionals expect a breach to hit their company this year, report

Two-thirds of IT security professionals expect a breach to hit their company this year, report

While most organizations believe providing workers with the best technology is imperative to business productivity, many struggle to optimize agility owing to traditional security mindsets, according to a new study by Okta.

Epic hack, thousands of salted logins stolen

Epic hack, thousands of salted logins stolen

A hacker has stolen around 808,000 accounts from two forums run by Epic Games, the games maker has confirmed the hack and is investigating what happened.

India threatens jail for visiting forbidden sites

India threatens jail for visiting forbidden sites

Visiting a 'forbidden' website is now punishable with a three-year jail term in India - even without downloading anything. NordVPN predicts a surge of VPN subscriptions in India by Internet users to protect online freedom.

Ransomware rise, email scams spread, Flash & IOT vulnerabilities up

Ransomware rise, email scams spread, Flash & IOT vulnerabilities up

The top three findings from Trend Micro's TrendLabs six-monthly threat trends are the doubling of ransomware families, geographic spread of business email scams and increasing Flash and IOT vulnerabilities spotted.

NEWS BRIEFS

Olympic drug testing agency cyber attacks linked to DNC and DCCC hackers

Olympic drug testing agency cyber attacks linked to DNC and DCCC hackers

Researchers believe Fancy Bear hacked the Olympic drug-testing agency in retaliation for WADA's recommendation to ban all Russian athletes from the Olympics.

FBI investigating possible Russian hack of NY Times

FBI investigating possible Russian hack of NY Times

The FBI is investigating the possible hack by Russian intelligence agencies of the New York Times and other news organizations.

Coalition opposes effort to collect social media data of visa applicants

Coalition opposes effort to collect social media data of visa applicants

Privacy groups have opposed a proposal by DHS that would collect information about the social media presence and online activities of visa-waiver program visitors to the U.S.

GozNym malware is proficient in German, new malicious campaign proves

GozNym malware is proficient in German, new malicious campaign proves

Thirteen German financial institutions and their subsidiaries have recently felt the wrath of GozNym as the downloader and banking malware hybrid intensifies its campaign against European banking customers.

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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