Twitter Link Crashes iPhones

Twitter Link Crashes iPhones

Mischievous Twitter users are passing around a link, often disguised with URL shorteners, to “crashsafari.com,” a website created in 2015 that immediately crashes iPhones and iPads. Crashsafari appears to run javascript code that overloads the victim’s address bar with an infinite series of numbers. Craig Young, security researcher at Tripwire have the following comments on […]

US Fast Food Chain, Wendy’s Investigating PoS Breach

Wendy's Investigating PoS Breach

Krebs on Security is reporting that US chain of fast food burger restaurants, Wendy’s, is investigating claims of a possible credit card breach at some locations. The acknowledgment comes in response to questions from KrebsOnSecurity about banking industry sources who discovered a pattern of fraud on cards that were all recently used at various Wendy’s […]

Managing Cloud Data in Regulated Industries for 2016

Managing Cloud Data in Regulated Industries for 2016

As opposed to small business and enterprise settings that pioneered cloud computing implementations and drew the industry forward, the regulated industries have been slow to adopt the innovation up until a couple of years ago. The specificities of the public platform and the associated client-vendor relations were primary concerns for the decision-makers in healthcare, finance […]

Data Loss Affecting 950,000 Patients

Data Loss Affecting 950,000 Patients

The healthcare company revealed that it cannot locate six hard-drive disks containing personal information on patients who have had lab services there from 2009-2015. Unthinkable! Security experts from Intralinks have the following comments on it. [su_note note_color=”#ffffcc” text_color=”#00000″]Daren Glenister, Field CTO of Intralinks: “Significant data breaches such as this Centene Corp breach are an almost […]

9 Ways You Can Get Hacked & Tips to Prevent Getting Hacked

9 Ways You Can Get Hacked

Everyone knows somebody that has been hit by some type of digital scam. These days’ hackers have it down to a fine, digital art. So much so that they are able to trick you into giving your bank account details without you knowing, and in some cases there will be no chance in gaining compensation […]

Decreases Data Breach Risks Across Metro and Long-Haul Networks

Decreases Data Breach Risks Across Metro

WaveLogic Encryption solution meets stringent regulation requirements and provides added assurance for business-critical in-flight data In today’s web-scale world, where more and more applications reside in the cloud, businesses need the assurance that their data is secure not only at rest but also in-flight. An industry first and backed by Ciena’s (NYSE: CIEN) industry-leading coherent […]

Hacking your Holidays

Hacking your Holidays

A recent influx of attacks on loyalty cards and schemes targeting companies including Hilton, Costa Coffee, British Airways and Tesco highlights it’s not just your passwords or money that cybercriminals are after. Take, for example, the recent hack on Hilton Worldwide, which saw its systems targeted through payment card-stealing malware. The global hospitality company has […]