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Ransomware
Insurance giant Axa to stop covering ransomware payments in France
One of Europe's top five insurers has said it will stop reimbursing people in France who pay up after being targeted by cybercriminals with ransomware.
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  • Dixon
  • May 10, 2021
Security
Why you need vulnerability scanning to protect your data
Securing your network should be your top priority, and your IT security team or service provider should make it their key responsibility.
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  • Reciprocity Labs
  • May 8, 2021
DataBreach
U.S. Agency for Global Media data breach caused by a phishing attack
The U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM) has disclosed a data breach that exposed the personal information of current and former employees and their beneficiaries.
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  • Dixon
  • May 5, 2021
dataleak
Experian API leaks most Americans’ credit scores
A researcher is claiming that the credit scores of almost every American were exposed through an API tool used by the Experian credit bureau, that he said was left open on a lender site without even basic security protections.
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  • Dixon
  • Apr 30, 2021
YOKdata
Personal data is as hot as nuclear waste!
Nowadays (personal) data is amazingly powerful and very dangerous when it leaks, difficult to clean up and there are serious consequences when it goes wrong.
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  • Dixon
  • Apr 22, 2021
Dataleak
Clubhouse data leak: 1.3 million scraped user records leaked online for free
Days after scraped data from more than a billion Facebook and LinkedIn profiles, collectively speaking, was put for sale online, it looks like now it’s Clubhouse’s turn.
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  • Dixon
  • Apr 18, 2021
Ransomware
Cyber insurance firm CNA Financial suffers sophisticated ransomware cyber attack.
One of the largest insurance firms in the U.S. CNA Financial was reportedly hit by a “sophisticated cybersecurity attack” on March 21, 2021. The cyber attack disrupted the company’s employee and customer services for three days as the company shut down “out of an abundance of caution” to prevent further compromise.
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  • Dixon
  • Apr 7, 2021
CyberAttack
European Commission and other EU orgs recently hit by cyber-attack
The European Commission and several other European Union organizations were hit by a cyberattack in March, according to a European Commission spokesperson.
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  • Dixon
  • Apr 7, 2021
Hackers
Hackers set up a fake cybersecurity firm to target security experts
A North Korean government-backed campaign targeting cybersecurity researchers with malware has re-emerged with new tactics in their arsenal as part of a fresh social engineering attack.
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  • Dixon
  • Apr 4, 2021
Dataleak
Online trading broker FBS exposes 20TB of data with 16 billion records
The leaked data also included unredacted credit cards and passports of millions of users around the world.
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  • Dixon
  • Mar 27, 2021
DataBreach
Energy giant Shell discloses data breach after Accellion hack
Energy giant Shell has disclosed a data breach after attackers compromised the company's secure file-sharing system powered by Accellion's File Transfer Appliance (FTA).
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  • Dixon
  • Mar 23, 2021
Dubai
Dubai allows crypto businesses to set up in free zone
An economic free zone in Dubai has opened for businesses that are offering, issuing, listing and trading crypto assets.
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  • Dixon
  • Mar 21, 2021
Phishing
Security training body Sans Institute hit by data breach
The Sans Institute has shown that even security professionals are not immune to compromise, after losing approximately 28,000 items of personally identifiable information in a data breach.
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  • Dixon
  • Mar 21, 2021
Bitcoin
Bitcoin is set to become electronic gold, expert claims
Bitcoin is at the tipping point of mainstream acceptance, and the wolves of Wall Street are feeling the pressure to invest in the digital currency.
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  • Dixon
  • Mar 21, 2021
Ransomware
Ransomware Attack Strikes Spain’s Employment Agency
Reports say that the agency in charge of managing Spain’s unemployment benefits has been hit by the Ryuk ransomware.
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  • Dixon
  • Mar 13, 2021
Ransomware
Ransomware as a service is the new big problem for business
Easy-to-use ransomware as a service schemes are booming, accounting for almost two-thirds of ransomware campaigns during the past year, warn researchers.
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  • Dixon
  • Mar 7, 2021