The discovery of an exposed database usually spells disaster for the company affected, with the possibility of large fines, the loss of customer data and reputational damage at stake.
A third of organisations are cutting corners on security in order to make product launch deadlines, by shipping products that they know have unpatched vulnerabilities.
Law enforcement officials have arrested 281 individuals for allegedly engaging in business email compromise scams in a significant operation spanning across ten countries.
Human rights organisation Amnesty International is urging governments around the world to introduce tougher spyware regulations that ensure spyware companies respect human rights.
The United Nations Children’s Agency (Unicef) has suffered a data breach impacting thousands of users on its online learning portal Agora.
Users of online encyclopedia Wikipedia around the world were left unable to access the website after it was hit by a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack over the weekend.
An NHS gender identity clinic has inadvertently shared the personal data of just under 2,000 service users in a mass email data breach.
A third party with links to recruitment site Monster has left job seeker résumés and CVs exposed on an online server, exposing personal data.
The overwhelming majority of the cybersecurity industry does not trust politicians to effectively regulate digital security, despite believing that more legislation is sorely needed.
A third of cybersecurity experts believe the rise of AI in cybersecurity will see the end of humans making security decisions within a decade, according to research published today.
Over a billion Android smartphone users have been found to be vulnerable to advanced SMS phishing attacks, according to Check Point Research.
With the 31st October 2019 approaching and the possibility of a no-deal Brexit on the horizon, there are some important upcoming changes for data controllers and processors based in the UK who process the data of subjects based in the EU.
From the £99m levied against Marriott hotels to the £183m penalty slapped on British Airways, it tends to be the eye-watering fines that make the headlines.
One of the greatest inventions in history, the advent of electricity, opened up a whole new world.
A scam that saw AI harnessed to mimic to voice of a CEO in order to con a senior employee is a sign of an oncoming rise in machine learning enhanced crime, according to a leading cybersecurity expert.
A new study from Gigamon reveals that social media apps could present the biggest security threat to enterprises.
Guess what – it’s a myth that Apple’s Mac operating system is any less vulnerable to exploit than Microsoft’s Windows.
British travel company Teletext Holidays has suffered a data breach in which some 212,000 customer call audio files were left unprotected on an online server for three years, exposing customer names, email addresses, home addresses, phone numbers and dates of birth.
A resurgence in ransomware is being driven by a surge of new malware families that are often far more targeted, according to cybersecurity firm McAfee.
UK firms are launching legal challenges over fraudulent domains in record numbers, as criminals attempt to trick consumers into entering personal and financial information into a bogus website.
With digital transformation at the top of the agenda for most businesses, it is not surprising that the last few years have seen an explosion of applications.
Around the world, hacktivists appear to be hanging up their keyboards.
In the latest in the Texas ransomware attack that has seen over 20 different local government entities targeted, hackers are now demanding an eye-watering $2.5m.
Earlier this year, British Airways hit the headlines for the wrong reasons after it was announced that the airline had received record fines of £183m from the Information Commissioner’s Office following a data breach which saw the details of 500,000 were compromised, breaching GDPR.
Internet giants Google and Mozilla have taken action to block the Kazakhstan government from intercepting the internet traffic of its citizens in what appeared to be an online surveillance scheme.
An unencrypted database belonging movie ticket subscription service MoviePass has been discovered online, exposing 161 million records.
Suprema, the biometric and security technology provider that had more than one million fingerprint records accessed by researchers last week, has released a statement downplaying the breach.
Over the weekend, news broke that a host of local government departments in the US state of Texas are fighting a severe ransomware attack.