Three big lessons to learn from the Equifax data breach

We’ve all seen the news reports, again and again: A massive breach has occurred. Many millions of customer records have been obtained by hackers. The company in question has flubbed the response to the incident. Wall Street is punishing the company, and the stock has plummeted since the breach was reported. Read the three big lessons […]

Equifax says it was hacked in March, months before latest breach

Credit reporting company Equifax suffered a breach in March, two months before the massive breach that hit as many as 143 million people, which was disclosed earlier this month. The March breach was reported Monday by Bloomberg. Read how news about how Equifax was hacked months before the latest data breach on USA Today.

Inside the massive Equifax hack attack

Read Annamaria Andriotis take a look at the massive Equifax hack attack on The Australian Business Review : On March 8, researchers at Cisco Systems reported an online security flaw that allowed hackers to break into servers around the internet. Cisco urged users to upgrade their systems immediately with a newly issued fix. Read the […]

How to prevent your ecommerce store from getting hacked

Read George Bell’s article about how e-commerce firms can prevent cyber attacks on their websites on The Next Web : With a successful ecommerce store up and running, the last thing you want to deal with is a security issue. If a hacker gains access to your website, for example, it could cost you quite […]

Has your data been hacked? Here’s what you should do

Read the article about what you should do if your data has been hacked on OC Register : Hackers have stolen more than 143 million Social Security numbers and other data from credit giant Equifax in Atlanta. The company said Thursday that “criminals” exploited a U.S. website application to access files between mid-May and July of […]

Spam is still a key tool for hackers

Read why Michael Moore says that spam remains the top tool for cyber criminals and hackers on Beta News : Online criminals are keeping the faith with spam email campaigns, with more and more nuisance messages being sent today than ever before. Figures from IBM have shown that spam email remains a key tool for hackers, […]

Most organizations are not compliant to deal with cyberattack: Verizon 2017

The Verizon 2017 Payment Security Report demonstrates a clear link between payment card security standard compliance and the ability to defend against cyberattacks. Read about the new report by Verizon which reveals that none of the organisation analysed by it was fully compliant to payment card security standard on Economic Times.

Multi-vector Threats are Driving Convergence of Security Operations

In a recent article released in the “Cyber Security: A Peer-Reviewed Journal” experts from Revolutionary Security LLC and its strategic partner, Guidepost Solutions LLC, discuss how companies are managing risks due to multi-vector threats to the corporate enterprise. Read the new report called “Multi-vector threats and the argument for greater convergence” by experts from Revolutionary […]

Here’s how cyber criminals can target you in the real world

Read Nicole Kobie’s article about how cyber criminals target their victims for hacking attacks on Telegraph : Hacking isn’t always digital; it can be physical, too. Your company could be attacked via a USB stick dropped in the lobby, a fake inspector, or even a felt-tip pen. Read her full article here.

Spam email remains a potent threat tool for hackers

Online criminals are keeping the faith with spam email campaigns, with more and more nuisance messages being sent today than ever before. Figures from IBM have shown that spam email remains a key tool for hackers, with the volume of such messages increasing 400 per cent in the past year. Read about the latest report by […]