Facebook is under fire after reports suggested data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica obtained private information on 50 million Facebook users. The social network contends that it didn't suffer a "breach," saying the information was legally obtained but subsequently misused.
While the underlying trends that enabled 2017's ransomware epidemic are continuing to advance, new and evolved threats, trends, and technologies gain speed as well.
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Malware targeting point of sale (POS)...
Anyone who dined out at one of 166 Applebee's restaurants in 15 states may have had their payment card details compromised by point-of-sale malware infections that began in November 2017, RMH Franchise Holdings warns.
User behavior analytics and data loss prevention tools are among the most promising yet underutilized or improperly implemented security technologies in healthcare, says security consultant Mark Dill, formerly of the Cleveland Clinic, a featured speaker at the HIMSS18 conference.
Equifax has identified 2.4 million U.S. consumers whose names and snippets of their driver's license numbers were stolen, adding to one of the worst breaches in history, which resulted in personal data for most U.S. adults being exposed.
Digital certificate vendor Trustico is sparring with DigiCert, which recently took over Symantec's digital certificate business, over a serious security incident. The private keys for at least 23,000 Trustico digital certificates have been compromised, prompting a scramble to protect affected websites.
An analysis of a massive 8.8 GB trove of files containing usernames and plaintext passwords suggests hundreds of services may have experienced unreported or undiscovered data breaches. Data breach expert Troy Hunt says the trove of 80 million records appears to contain fresh data.
Transport Layer Security (TLS), if implemented correctly, can ensure that no third party will tamper with a sensitive email message. The Challenge? Mandatory TLS is cumbersome, costly, and time consuming. Opportunistic TLS cannot ensure the sensitive email is actually sent securely. Read more in our e-Book about the...
Today, email is a critical component of any business and must be protected with proper security. Microsoft has become the vendor of choice for email, but many customers find the security capabilities provided do not meet their full requirements. Zix provides a broad portfolio of email security solutions that can be...
Given the frequency of clicking the 'send' button, preventing email breaches can seem daunting, but organizations can ease the risk by leveraging certain security solutions.
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Organizations looking to ensure the success of their Office 365 migration are carefully planning every aspect of their projects to reduce risk. While this transition presents cost and time savings, you may soon come across a few limitations and email encryption is one of them. Integrating your Office 365 environment...
Not all email encryption solutions are created equal. Modern email encryption solutions balance security with ease-of-use eliminating barriers that would cause senders and recipients to jump through hoops.
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Consequences of difficult to use email encryption...
Email is the most used communication tool in the business and the vulnerabilities of email should not be overlooked. Implementing the right email encryption solution can be an easy way to secure sensitive corporate data, avoid breach costs and meet regulatory obligations.
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Equifax says that its digital forensic investigators have found that while its tally of 145.5 million U.S. breach victims hasn't changed, more of them had their email addresses, tax identification numbers and driver's license information exfiltrated.