This hypnotic, terrifying map charts cyberattacks in real-time

What is the colour of a cyber attack? The harsh blue screen of a crashed computer, or something more elaborate? Kaspersky has created a real-time cyberattack map using data derived from its security systems, showing the spread of threats across the globe in trails of pink and blue. Read/see the realtime cyber security threat map […]

Data Breach Roundup: OneLogin, Chipotle and Kmart Report Breaches

Data breaches are a part of life in today’s technology-fueled world, but they’re nothing to get complacent about. In this data breach roundup, we talk about three recent data breaches that might have impacted you and detail exactly what happened, who was affected and what the company in question is doing about it. Read more […]

EU chipmakers propose IoT cybersecurity baseline ahead of new regulations

European semiconductor makers have agreed on a proposal to standardize Internet of Things (IoT) cybersecurity. Infineon, Qualcomm-owned NXP, STMicroelectronics, and the EU Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) have released a joint proposal to introduce baseline cybersecurity for connected things. Read about how the European Union chipmakers are proposing a new Internet of Things baseline […]

New hacking threats: Fingerprint reader vulnerabilities and sophisticated ransomware

A massive cyberattack that struck 300,000 computers in 150 countries earlier this month has begun to slow, but experts warn there is more to come — including the ability to hack fingerprint readers. “It is going to get worse before it gets better because we’ve becoming more reliant [on technology]… More sophisticated attacks will be hard […]

Cyber attack: Latest evidence indicates ‘phishing’ emails not to blame for global hack

Latest evidence suggests “phishing” emails are unlikely to have caused the global cyber attack that wreaked havoc at dozens of NHS trusts and hit hundreds of thousands of computers in 150 countries. Read about the latest news which reveals that phishing emails were not to blame for the global hack on Telegraph.

Major cyber attack hits companies, hospitals, schools worldwide

A global cyber attack leveraging hacking tools believed to have been developed by the U.S. National Security Agency has infected tens of thousands of computers in nearly 100 countries, disrupting Britain’s health system and global shipper FedEx. Read about the latest ransomware attack that hit major companies, hospitals, schools worldwide on Reuters.

2015 Neiman Marcus data breach more damaging than first reported

Read why Greg Masters says that the 2015 Neiman Marcus data breach was more damaging than first reported on SC Magazine : Neiman Marcus is not having a good month as far as public relations are concerned. First, according to a report on Data Breach Today, on April 14 the luxury retailer had to file a […]

Neiman Agrees to Pay $1.6M Over Data Breach

After three years of litigation, Neiman Marcus has agreed to pay $1.6 million to settle a class action over a security breach that exposed the credit card information of about 350,000 customers. Settlement papers were filed with a federal judge Friday in a case that alleged Neiman was liable for the breach because it failed to […]

Businesses Pan FCC Data-Breach Deadlines

The State Privacy and Security Coalition has asked the FCC to grant the petitions of ISPs, ad agencies and others to reconsider its broadband privacy rules. It is preaching to the choir when it comes to the Republican FCC majority, which voted last week to stay part of the rules implementation and signaled they wanted to […]

Home Depot to Pay Banks $25 Million in Data Breach Settlement

Home Depot has taken another step to move on from its colossal 2014 data breach, which involved hackers stealing email or credit card information from more than 50 million customers by infiltrating self check-out terminals. Read more about the Home Depot’s data breach settlement on Fortune.