Scotland's Arran Brewery fell victim to a Dharma Bip ransomware attack that infected its Windows domain controller and crypto-locked files and local backups, leading to the loss of three months' worth of sales data. The brewery refused to pay the attackers' two bitcoin ransom demand.
Credit bureau Equifax has been hit with the maximum possible fine under U.K. law for "multiple failures" that contributed to its massive 2017 data breach, including its failure to act on a critical vulnerability alert issued by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Online retailer Newegg is investigating a malware attack that may have stolen customers' payment card details for more than a month. Security firms have traced the heist to Magecart, a loose affiliation of cybercrime gangs also tied to payment card data breaches at British Airways and Ticketmaster.
Criminals operating online continue to target cryptocurrencies, leverage phishing and other social engineering attacks, as well as tweak age-old scams - including Nigerian prince emails - for the modern age. So warns Europol in its latest Internet Organized Crime Threat Assessment.
If you're going to hack, why not go for the gold? That appears to have been the impetus behind an unusual data breach at the government-owned Perth Mint in Western Australia, which says personal details for 3,200 customers stored in an old database were compromised.
From the sudden spread of WannaCry and Petya/NotPetya,
to the swift growth in coinminers, 2017 provided us with
another reminder that digital security threats can come
from new and unexpected sources. With each passing year,
not only has the sheer volume of threats increased, but the
threat landscape has become...
The threat landscape continues to evolve and cyber-attacks are more sophisticated than ever. Therefore, your endpoint protection needs to evolve too. Check out the latest Gartner report for leading industry insight in redefining Endpoint Protection Platforms. Also learn why Symantec continues to be
A case involving alleged insider theft of protected health information from a hospital in New York illustrates why healthcare organizations need to take extra precautions to prevent similar incidents. Security experts offer recommendations.
Lawsuits sparked by massive data breaches at Yahoo - and the company's failure to report those breaches to investors in a timely manner - could soon be resolved. Plaintiffs and defendants say they have committed to a $47 million deal that they expect to submit for court approval within 45 days.
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