HSBC Security Incident – Customer Details Exposed

News is breaking that banking giant HSBC disclosed a security incident exposing an undisclosed number of customers’ data. This is just the latest security incident reported by HSBC, which experienced DDoS attacks in January 2016 and July 2016, in addition to leaking customer data in April 2015 and March 2010. The security incident appears to […]

New CHIME Healthcare Survey

Leon Lerman, CEO of healthcare cybersecurity solution provider Cynerio, commented on the 2018 CHIME HealthCare’s Most Wired survey released last week, in which only 29 percent of healthcare organizations report having a comprehensive cybersecurity program in place. Leon Lerman, CEO at Cynerio: “CHIME HealthCare’s Most Wired survey stated that for most healthcare organizations, establishing a comprehensive cybersecurity program is a work […]

University Researchers Discover Security Flaws In Widely Used Data Storage Devices

It has been reported that researchers at Radboud University in the Netherlands have today released a report detailing their discovery that widely used data storage devices with self-encrypting drives do not provide the expected level of data protection. Gary McGraw, Vice President of Security Technology at Synopsys: “Software design is difficult, especially when it comes to security.  Hardware security design […]

Magecart Claims Fresh Victim In Electronics Kit Seller Kitronik

Online tech retailer Kitronik said Friday it was the victim of Magecart’s payment card-skimming malware, and that the data breach that is the work of the same group which hacked British Airways and Newegg. Matan Or-El, CEO at Panorays: “Once hackers like Magecart find a technique that works, they will use it for every industry […]

New Research On Storage Device Security Flaws

Radboud University (NL) researchers today announced their discovery that widely used data storage devices with self-encrypting drives do not provide the expected level of data protection. A malicious expert with direct physical access to widely sold storage devices can bypass existing protection mechanisms and access the data without knowing the user-chosen password. Mounir Hahad, Head […]

Fake Elon Musk Twitter Bitcoin Scam Earned 180K In One Day

A widespread scam pretending to be from Elon Musk and utilizing a stream of hacked Twitter accounts and fake giveaway sites has earned scammers over 28 bitcoins or approximately $180,000 in a single day. This scam is being pulled off by attackers hacking into verified Twitter accounts and then changing the profile name to “Elon Musk”. They […]