Marriott International Data Breach

Following the recent Marriott International data breach, whereby the records of 500 million people were compromised, global chains and SMBs alike should be looking even harder than ever to protect their networks from cybercriminals. Please see below for commentary from Rachel Rothwell, Zyxel Regional Director, Southern Europe and UK which looks at the vulnerability of our personal […]

ESET Discovers New Android Trojan Targeting PayPal Users

A new Android Trojan that targets the official PayPal app has been discovered. Discovered by global cyber security firm ESET, the malware is masquerading as a battery optimization tool, distributed via third-party app stores. The biggest threat of this malware is that it does not rely on stealing PayPal login credentials; it instead waits for […]

Payment System Hack At Texas Hospital

Nearly 48,000 patients have been affected by a breach of a credit card processing system that was utilized by Baylor, Scott and White Medical Center, a hospital in Texas. Justin Jett, Director of Audit and Compliance at Plixer: “Medical-related data breaches are lucrative because malicious actors can try to sell data to advertisers based on […]

One In Four NHS Trusts Spent No Money On Cyber Security Last Year

It has been reported that four National Health Service trusts in England and Wales spent no money on specialist cyber-security training or expertise in the past year, according to new figures compiled by cyber-security company Redscan.  The data revealed that on average, trusts employed just one qualified cyber-security professional for every 2,582 employees, and many are failing short […]

Attempted ID Fraud Increased 22 Percent Worldwide During 2018 Black Friday/Cyber Monday Stretch

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Jumio’s Holiday ID Fraud Report indicates that ID fraud attempts worldwide more than doubled since 2014 New data from Jumio, the leading AI-powered trusted identity as a service provider, reveals that online ID fraud attempts on government-issued IDs increased 22 percent worldwide during the 2018 Black Friday to Cyber Monday period compared to the non-holiday average. Surprisingly, attempted […]