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It’s two years since WannaCry crippled organisations around the world and the ransomware is in sharp decline.
Freedom Mobile, Canada’s fourth largest mobile network, has become the latest company to suffer a serious data breach, when five million logs of unencrypted customer data was left exposed.
The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) may have forced businesses to put more thought into their cybersecurity and data handling processes, but the majority are still vulnerable to leaks.
Outsourcing consulting firm Wipro has remained tight-lipped since announcing that it has been targeted by an “advanced phishing campaign” earlier this month, but a new report from cybersecurity company Flashpoint has shed some light on the breach.
Another day, another data breach… We’re 121 days into 2019 and 27 mass data breaches have already come to light according to breach tracking website Have I Been Pwned.
Email is the origin of 96% of data breaches, which can have serious consequences for businesses, individuals, and in the context of politics, candidates and their campaigns.
Billions of email and password combinations are readily available online for cybercriminals to exploit, and poor password security is resulting in costly losses for businesses.
Cybercriminals are turning back to ransomware attacks in their droves, with a 500% increase in attacks on enterprises since this time last year.
A senior US government expert on cybersecurity has called for the establishment of international cyber warfare standards to combat the actions of the “small group” of countries, including Russia and China, engaging in adversarial online behaviour.
We’re approaching the one year anniversary of the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), yet the strict European Union laws have done little to force businesses into action.
An exhaustive report of the state of cybersecurity among businesses has found that the number of companies reporting cyberattacks grew dramatically compared to the previous year – yet cyber-readiness has actually decreased over the same period.
An extensive cyberattack campaign that sees government, intelligence agency and key infrastructure providers’ domains hijacked is likely to be espionage activity, according to a cybersecurity expert.
Some 31% of IT security professionals have admitted that their organisations have ignored known security vulnerabilities in a bid to get the upper-hand over their competitors.
With over 350,000 new varieties of malware discovered every day, or four every second, IT systems need cybersecurity solutions that can keep up.
Users of the EA Origin gaming platform are being urged to install a critical update after a security flaw was discovered that could have potentially allowed cybercriminals to install malicious files on millions of systems.
PHP, the programming language used by 80% of the world’s websites, is becoming increasingly vulnerable to cyberattacks, security researchers have warned, with PHP attacks on the rise.
The Microsoft hack that saw Outlook.com accounts accessed between 1 January and 28 March 2019 is the latest example of insider threat, a lesser known area of cybersecurity businesses should be paying attention to, according to cybersecurity experts.
A concerning 81% of chief information security officers (CISOs) and chief information officers (CIOs) are routinely delaying security patches in order to avoid disruption to day-to-day business operations, according to research published today.
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There is a significant and internationally widespread shortage of IT security staff, with 78% of security professionals across the US, the UK and the Asia Pacific region reporting that their teams are understaffed.
The UK’s data watchdog has fined pregnancy and parenting club Bounty £400,000 for illegally selling personal details of more than 14 million parents to credit reference and marketing agencies.
Two out of three hotel websites are unintentionally leaking guests’ booking details and personal data to third-party sites in a widespread hotel data leak, according to cybersecurity firm Symantec.
Proactivity is now seen by security teams as a viable solution to the challenge of defending enterprises against the ever-growing threat landscape.
A new wave of sextortion scam emails is targeting victims in multiple languages and locations around the world to blackmail victims into paying thousands of pounds in Bitcoin.
Attacks using the LockerGoga ransomware may not be as widespread as Wannacry, which exposed the poor cybersecurity practices of the masses in May 2017, but the highly-targeted malware is proving just as costly for the industrial giants that are being targeted.
Cybercriminals are taking advantage of the tax season to trick businesses into downloading malicious files, according to cybersecurity researchers from IBM’s X-Force.
A prolific scamming group dubbed London Blue is now targeting business employees in Asia and using spoofed email addresses to trick businesses into handing over cash.