Iranian Hackers Target UK Universities

It’s being reported that Iranian hackers have targeted at least 18 British universities, including those certified by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) to provide degrees in cybersecurity. Pravin Kothari, CEO at CipherCloud: “Iranian cyber attackers have targeted U.K. universities using the same phishing attacks that have worked successfully for most cyber attackers for years. The insult […]

Eurostar Forces Customers To Reset Passwords, But Does It Really Need To

How Authentication and Trust Online are Evolving

Eurostar is the latest transportation company to be hit by a data breach following the recent BA breach. The breach, which occurred between 15 and 19 October, was noticed when Eurostar detected an “unauthorised attempt” to hack into its systems and access user accounts. Eurostar emailed customers with the information, stating that it had identified multiple […]

Australian Telecom Suffers Major Cloud Services Loss

Details are emerging about Telstra, Australia’s largest telecommunications company, experiencing an outage to its cloud services. Customers have suffered losses of digital services including the My Account self-service portal, webmail, its 24/7 app and the main portal. According to it News the problems can be traced to a Telstra data center in Sydney. However, there is no […]

Four Cybersecurity Myths You Should Stop Telling Yourself

Cybersecurity preparedness is one of the major obstacles facing businesses today, and due to its importance, it can be a magnet for myths. Attacks emerge and cripple systems availability or swipe data quickly and unexpectedly. It happens so fast that the myths so many businesses hold onto as facts are only apparent in the aftermath […]

New Canadian Breach Law Effective November 1

On November 1, Canada becomes the newest country to enact a stringent data breach regulation.  The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, or PIPEDA,  goes into effect on November 1, based on a report from the CTVNews network. According to the Ponemon Institute’s 2017 International Cost of a Data Breach study, the average cost to Canadian companies of a breach […]

FIFA Hacked Yet Again

FIFA acknowledged this week that its computer systems were hacked earlier this year for the second time, and officials from European soccer’s governing body fear they also might have suffered a data breach. UEFA officials were targeted in a so-called phishing operation in which third parties fool their targets into giving up password-protected login details, though the organization […]