Madison Square Garden Discloses Data Breach

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The Madison Square Garden Company has disclosed a data breach that may have affected customers at five of its locations. The company, which operates the self-named arena in New York City, along with Radio City Music Hall, Beacon Theater and Chicago Theater among others, believes that cyber criminals have tapped into its payment system between Nov 2015 […]

Navy Reports Data Breach After HP Laptop Compromised

The US Navy is warning more than 130,000 sailors of a data breach, after a laptop belonging to an employee of Navy contractor Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. was compromised. Navy officials have determined that sensitive information, including the names and social security numbers of both current and former sailors, were accessed by unknown individuals. IT security experts […]

One In Four Wi-Fi Hotspots Are Just Waiting To Be Hacked

After analysing information on more than 31 million Wi-Fi hotspots around the world, Kaspersky Lab has found that every fourth (28 per cent) is unsecured and poses a risk to users’ personal data. That means that all the traffic transmitted over those networks, including personal messages, passwords, documents and much more, can be easily intercepted […]

Black Friday Cyber Attacks – How Retailers Can Protect Themselves

Hacking costs UK businesses £34 billion

Black Friday (25th Nov) and Cyber Monday (28th Nov) are two of the biggest shopping days of the year which means fraudsters will be hard at work. Cybercrime prevention company ThreatMetrix is predicting 6.5 million cyber attacks on UK retailers this week. So how retailers prepare for the likely surge in cyber attacks this Black Friday? IT security experts from Redscan, AlienVault and Lieberman Software commented […]

Keeping Your Boardroom Data Secure

Anyone that works in IT security will be aware of two things – that human error remains one of the biggest contributors to data breaches within an organisation and that senior executives can be among the worst offenders. This is problematic for several reasons. Firstly, the information and data shared and discussed during a board […]