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Data for 2.9 million bank members was taken from the bank's system by a now-fired employee.
Are you in the 26% of people who use one of these PIN codes to unlock their phones?
While cybersecurity discussions have permeated board meetings, the democratization of accountability has a long way to go.
Cyberattacks are becoming ubiquitous and have been recognized as one of the most strategically significant risks facing the world today. In recent years, we have witnessed digital assaults against governments and the owners of critical infrastructure, large private corporations and smaller ones, educational institutions and non-profit organizations. Not only is no sector immune from cyberattacks, the level of sophistication of the threats they face is continually increasing.
The city council in Riviera Beach, Fla., voted quietly to authorize a nearly $600,000 ransom payment after hackers paralyzed the city’s computer systems.
The Department of Homeland Security has issued a medical advisory alert over a serious flaw in Medtronic cardio defibrillators. A vulnerability in the implanted products could allow attackers within close proximity of a patient to take control of a device.
The U.S. government can’t manage cybersecurity threats from Russia and China on its own and it needs private businesses to help, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Monday.
Sophisticated surveillance, once the domain of world powers, is increasingly available on the private market. Smaller countries are seizing on the tools — sometimes for darker purposes.
Norsk Hydro, one of the largest global aluminum manufacturers, has confirmed its operations have been disrupted by a ransomware attack.
Most year-end retrospectives dub each year as the “Year of the Data Breach,” with each year worse than the one before. But 2018 ended that trend and instead became the year data privacy dominated public discourse.