How to protect yourself from the Verizon data breach

Read article on the new Verizon data breach and how to protect yourself from it on ZDNet : Another day, another major data breach. This time around it’s personal. When Verizon was shown to have as many as 14 million subscriber records revealed, I was one of them. Lucky me. Lucky you. Read his full […]

New computer virus spreads from Ukraine to disrupt world business

A new cyber virus spread from Ukraine to wreak havoc around the globe on Wednesday, crippling thousands of computers, disrupting ports from Mumbai to Los Angeles and halting production at a chocolate factory in Australia. Read the news about the new computer virus that is spreading across the world and disrupting businesses on Reuters.

Landmark $115 million settlement reached in Anthem data breach suit, consumers could feel sting

A proposed settlement has been reached in the landmark Anthem data breach case, which saw the personal information of nearly 79 million people stolen and is being referred to as the biggest data breach in history, lawyers involved with the case announced. Read why Anthem Inc consumers could feel the sting of the record $115 […]

Anthem Settles Multidistrict Litigation over 2015 Data Breach $115 Deal Sets Record for a Data-Breach Settlement

Health insurance giant Anthem Inc. reported on February 4, 2015, that its computer systems had been targeted in a “very sophisticated external cyber attack.” The hackers stole personal information from nearly 80 million Anthem employees and customers, including names, birthdates, Social Security numbers, and addresses. Read about how Insurance provider, Anthem has settled its 2015 […]

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.