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Backup
Here’s how to secure your company against ransomware attacks, according to CISA
According to Cybersecurity Ventures, ransomware attacks will cost their victims more than $265 billion annually by 2031.
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  • Dixon
  • Sep 1, 2021
CyberRisk
What cyber insurance claims tell us about cyber risk today
This year’s Global Risks Report from the World Economic forum identified cybersecurity as the biggest short-term economic risk society faces.
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  • Dixon
  • Aug 28, 2021
Ransomware
Why Is there a surge in ransomware attacks?
The world is presently combating two pandemics--coronavirus and ransomware attacks. Both have partially shut down parts of the economy.
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  • Dixon
  • Aug 15, 2021
Data Protection
Data protection vital for US competitiveness
Data protection vital for US competitiveness, says security chief.
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  • Dixon
  • Jul 17, 2021
Enisa
Phishing most common Cyber Incident faced by SMEs
The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity identifies the cybersecurity challenges SMEs face today and issues recommendations.
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  • Dixon
  • Jun 28, 2021
Ransomware
Ransomware gold rush going on
Ransomware is not a new phenomenon, yet 2020 witnessed digital extortion mutating into a beast that can impact everyone and even have the capacity to take human life.
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  • Dixon
  • Jun 19, 2021
dataleak
Largest password compilation of all time leaked online with 8.4 billion entries
What seems to be the largest password collection of all time has been leaked on a popular hacker forum.
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  • Dixon
  • Jun 9, 2021
Ransomware
Ransomware reality shock: Only 8% who pay do get their data back
New research reveals just how unlikely it is that organizations will get all their data back if they pay up.
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  • Dixon
  • May 21, 2021
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