December 31, 2019
A Virtual Private Network is a connection method used to increase security and privacy to private and public networks. They are mostly used by corporations to protect sensitive…
December 27, 2019
A database has been uncovered containing over 267 million Facebook users IDs, phone numbers, and names, exposed on the web for…
November 16, 2019
Keeper Security has released the findings of its 2019 Global State of Cybersecurity in Small and Medium-Sized Businesses survey. The findings revealed that almost 3 out of 4 retailers have already fallen victim to cybercriminals and that over 50% of these companies are yet to come up with a sufficient defense strategy.
By Neill Sciarrone, Co-founder and President of Trinity Cyber, Inc.
October 25, 2019
Despite major advancements in technology, the global approach to cybersecurity has remained the same for decades: respond and recover. The same vulnerabilities are repeatedly exploited in similar ways, and this trend shows no signs of slowing because current security tools do…
By Megan Berkowitz, August 21, 2019
In May 2018, insurance company Aflac revealed that it had been the target of a successful cyberattack that led to a data breach and the possible exposure of customers’…
August 17, 2019
The Global Cyber Alliance, a global, cross-sector effort dedicated to eradicating cyber risk has launched the…
July 31, 2019
Capital One has announced that it has suffered a data breach affecting approximately 100 million individuals in the US and approximately 6 million in Canada.
July 24, 2019
IBM Security has announced the results of its annual study examining the financial impact of data breaches on organizations. The report, sponsored by IBM Security and conducted by the Ponemon Institute, was based on in-depth interviews with more than 500 companies globally that had suffered a data breach in the past year.
May 18, 2019
Fast Retailing, Asia’s largest retail holding company has confirmed that an excess of 461,091 customer accounts has been hacked.
Fast Retailing became aware of unauthorized logins to customer accounts on the retailer’s UNIQLO Japan and GU Japan online store websites. The company has confirmed that 461,091 unauthorized logins occurred between April 23 to May 10.
May 6, 2019
According to the Japan Times, The Japanese government has announced the development of malware, consisting of viruses and backdoors which will be the countries’ first form of cyber-weaponry.
Japan is the latest country to create a cyber-arsenal following in the footsteps of the USA, UK, and Germany. The technology is to be produced by private contractors and is due for completion by the end of 2019. The introduction of malware as a defense is part of a…
December 10, 2018
The questions-and-answers website, Quora, is the latest victim of a data breach which is estimated to have affected over a hundred million users.
November 7, 2018
The cybersecurity start-up, Keeper Security, has launched BreachWatch, a service which monitors the dark web for users’ hacked information.
BreachWatch provides in-depth monitoring of the dark web…
November 4, 2018
Following the mega-hack in 2013, web service provider Yahoo has reached an agreement where they will pay $50m in damages to 200 million people affected by the security breach. The breach affected a total of three billion accounts.
October 26, 2018
Lazarus, the North Korean hacker group, is responsible for stealing $571 million in cryptocurrency attacks according to the Hi-Tech Crime Trends…