PII Of Time Warner Cable Customers Vulnerable

In response to multiple reports that a Data leak exposed millions of Time Warner Cable customers’ PII, NuData Security is offering perspective. Lisa Baergen, APR, MMC, Marketing Director at NuData Security: “The numbers of events in which sensitive user data or personally identifiable information (PII) is left exposed on an unsecured server continue to climb. The fact that […]

The Media Trust On Continuous Security For GDPR

With the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) being implemented in the UK next year, many companies are struggling with the ability to comply with these new regulations and other data privacy regulations while continuing to do business at the speed of light. Chris Olson, CEO at The Media Trust commented below. Chris Olson, CEO […]

University Cybersecurity Breaches Doubled In Past Two Years With Hackers Targeting Research

The Times has reported that cyber criminals are launching hundreds of successful cyber attacks on British universities each year, targeting scientific, engineering and medical advances including research into missiles. Cybersecurity breaches at institutions including Oxford, Warwick and University College London have doubled in the past two years to 1,152 in 2016-17, according to data released after freedom […]

Re-Emergence Of MongoDB

News broke this morning that ransom attacks on MongoDB databases revamped over the weekend after an apparent pause. According to the security researchers Dylan Katz and Victor Gevers, three new groups appeared on the threat landscape and hijacked over 26,000 servers. One of them, in particular, is responsible for hijacking 22,000 machines. Security experts commented below. Tony Rowan, Chief Security Consultant at SentinelOne: […]

Taringa Breached, 28 Million Accounts Compromised

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News broke this morning that Taringa, a Reddit-like social network website for Latin American users has suffered a massive data breach in which 28 million accounts of registered users have been stolen. Andrew Clarke, EMEA Director at One Identity commented below. Andrew Clarke, EMEA Director at One Identity:  “The reported breach at Taringa highlights some fundamental […]

Hackers Targeting UK Uni’s For Mediacal, Missile And Scientific Data

Hackers: How Much do they Really Make?

Henry Seddon, VP EMEA at Duo Security: “The findings reveal that universities – staff and students – make popular targets for these attacks, which leaves them vulnerable to all kinds of security risks. The challenge is that phishing attacks are increasingly sophisticated – a targeted spear phishing attack can be particularly difficult to spot – […]