An unprotected database belonging to Chinese e-commerce site Gearbest exposed 1.5 million customer records, including payment information, email addresses and other personal data for customers worldwide, white hat hackers discovered.
If you had to guess what day of the week a hacker will hit your organization, the answer might seem obvious: Hackers prefer to strike on Saturday. And a review by Redscan of cybersecurity incidents reported to Britain's privacy regulator before GDPR took effect confirms it.
Migrating computing resources to cloud environments opens up new attack surfaces previously unknown in the world of premise-based data centers. Cloud workloads are vulnerable to data breaches, account compromises, and resource exploitation.
Read Anatomy of a Cloud-Native Data Breach to follow the dissection of a...
The network is much more than just the sum of its endpoints, and the imperative to secure everything has led to detection and response emerging as a top priority for many organizations, says Chris Morales of Vectra Networks.
Ireland's privacy watchdog has its eye on Facebook. Ten of the 15 major investigations that the Data Protection Commission launched since the EU's tough new privacy law, GDPR, went into full effect in May 2018 are focused on Facebook.
application attacks are the top source of breaches today. The 2018 Cybersecurity Insiders Application Security Report reveals that 62% of cybersecurity professionals are at best moderately confident in their organization's application security posture. Not surprisingly, about the same number consider their...
A security consultancy discovered Facebook user data exposed in two different places online without authentication or encryption. The data, which is now offline, came from an Android app that purported to offer statistical information to logged-in users.
The Federal Trade Commission is reportedly negotiating a settlement with Facebook that includes a multibillion dollar fine for its privacy failures. But the social network is alarmed about the proposed settlement agreement's terms and conditions, The Washington Post reports.
Stay Ahead of Phishing Threats This Year
In volume and complexity, phishing attacks are getting worse. The Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report 2018 found that over 90% of breaches begin as phishing emails or other social engineering tactics.
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Vera has partnered with UBM to produce the 2019 State of Encryption Research Report. The survey explores the use of encryption and access controls, to understand how organizations currently use these technologies, and to identify IT and security professionals' top priorities in file security.
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Email is still the #1 attack vector the bad guys use. A whopping 91% of cyberattacks start with a phishing email, but email hacking is much more than phishing and launching malware!
Join Roger A. Grimes, KnowBe4's Data-Driven Defense Evangelist and security expert with over 30-years of experience, for this webinar...
Since the EU's GDPR went into full effect, European data protection authorities have received over 59,000 data breach reports, with the Netherlands, Germany and the U.K. receiving the greatest number of notifications, according to the law firm DLA Piper.
Sophos is out with new reports on Matrix and Emotet,
two types of cyberattacks that are hitting enterprise
Matrix is a targeted ransomware, an emerging type of attack Sophos expects to gain
prominence, and Emotet is malware that has evolved over the years into an opportunistic,
polymorphic threat that...
The digital revolution has given healthcare organizations new tools to increase team efficiency and improve their customer experience. But it's also opened up new vectors that cybercriminals can use to attack. As your attack surface expands to infrastructure that you don't own or control, becomes increasingly...