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Ransomware Is On The Rise, Yet where Are All The Breach Reports?

More than 4,000 ransomware attacks occur daily and healthcare is the largest target. However, despite disclosure requirements and the risk of late or no HIPAA notification at all, breach reporting simply doesn’t match up.

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Who were the two big companies that lost $100 Million due to spear phishing?

In early April 2016, Two US Companies fell Victim To $100 Million CEO Email Fraud. Now, more detail came known about this massive CEO Fraud spear phishing attack that tricked 2 American tech companies in wiring a whopping 100 million to bank accounts controlled by a crafty con in Lithuania.

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Spear Phishing: How One Click Caused The Yahoo Data Breach

One mistaken click. That's all it took for a Canadian hacker aligned with rogue Russian FSB spies to gain access to Yahoo's network and potentially the email messages and private information of as many as 1.5 Billion people.

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Patchwork - Copy-Paste APT

Patchwork is a targeted attack that has infected an estimated 2,500 targets since it was first observed in December 2015. Patchwork targets were chosen worldwide with a focus on personnel working on military and political assignments, and specifically those working on issues relating to Southeast Asia and the South China Sea. Many of the targets were governments and government-related organizations.

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CEO Punished for Yahoo Breaches

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will pay a penalty for the two breaches the company suffered in 2013 and 2014 by ...

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Seven Reasons Why You Need to Create a Human Firewall

Employees are your last line of defense and need to become an additional security layer when (not if) att...

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First-Ever Mac Macro Malware Discovered

Appleinsider reported Feb 9, 2017: "Mac malware discovered in Microsoft Word document with auto-running m...

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U.S. Cyber Command struggles to retain top cybersecurity talent

Top official in Defense Department's cybersecurity unit says organization is doing an ‘effective jo...

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FFIEC Issues Statement on Safeguarding the Cybersecurity of Interbank Messaging and Payment Networks

The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) members today advised financial institutio...

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Netflix Resets Passwords Following LinkedIn, Myspace Breaches

Heads up for those who tend to reuse the same password across the Web: If you want to get back into your ...

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Fed Inspector General Plans Information Security Audit

The Federal Reserve’s Office of the Inspector General is planning an audit of the Fed’s infor...

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Dropbox Smeared in Week of Megabreaches

Last week, LifeLock and several other identity theft protection firms erroneously alerted their customers...

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A Trick For Creating Memorable Passwords

With the tips above, it’s pretty easy to come up with a password. Just bash your fingers against yo...

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Tumblr and MySpace passwords hit by “mega breach”

Hundreds of millions of hacked account details from social networks MySpace and Tumblr have been advertis...

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Emails raise more questions of Clinton infosec practices

A batch of recently released documents set off renewed discussions about Hillary Clinton's information se...

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Interesting Facts on Cybersecurity

The prevalence of cyber crime has skyrocketed over the past several years to include cyber espionage, mal...

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