59,000 Data Breaches Reported Across Europe Since GDPR

In response to a new study from law firm DLA Piper, which revealed that more than 59,000 data breaches have been reported across Europe since GDPR was brought in last year, Igor Baikalov, chief scientist at Securonix commented below. Igor Baikalov, Chief Scientist at Securonix:  “The survey is important in establishing a baseline for the […]

Booz Allen 2019 Cyber Threat report

Following is new expert commentary on the Booz Allen “2019 Cyber Threat Outlook”, which outlines eight new areas of cyber threats in 2019. @BoozAllen @BoozAllenCyber #cybertrends #cybersecurity #cyber Find out the 8 ways threat actors can make waves in 2019 in the annual Booz Allen Cyber Threat Outlook Report: https://t.co/IdmCKC6Rev — Heather Holdaway, SHRM-CP (@tenshicrow83) […]

European Companies Suffer Nearly 60,000 Data Breaches In 8 Months

Brian Vecci, Field CTO at Varonis commented below on the news that more than 59,000 data breaches have been reported across Europe in the last 8 months. Link: European companies suffer 60,000 data breaches in eight months Brian Vecci, Field CTO at Varonis: “This goes to show that breaches have been happening at an increasing […]

Major Vulnerability In South Africa’s Largest Electricity Company

It appears that a customer database associated with Eskom, South Africa’s state-owned power company, is currently being exposed on the Internet – including credit card and account information, addresses, names, energy usage and more. Someone found the vulnerability and has had trouble submitting the bug to the company, so they’ve taken it to Twitter. @Eskom_SA […]

The Growing Menace Of Cryptocurrency Exchange Hacks

There are many reasons cryptocurrencies are inherently attractive to hackers. One of the biggest reasons is a lack of heavy regulation compared with the traditional financial industry. There simply aren’t as many stringent, mandatory t technical and administrative protection measures in place. Security can be lax, and there are more fly-by-night operators. Worst of all, […]

Sophisticated New Phishing Campaign Targets The C-suite

A new phishing campaign to steal login credentials is being launched on businesses – specifically the C-suite. Researchers at GreatHorn first discovered the campaign which targets senior executives by claiming to be from the company’s CEO. The fake email regards the rescheduling of a board meeting. By following the link from this email and users […]

Fighting SIM Swap Fraud Across The Globe

Following the news that a college student alleged to have stolen $5 million in cryptocurrency by using a hijacking technique called “SIM-Swapping” has been jailed for the first time, Tim Dunn, Commercial Director at ValidSoft commented below. Tim Dunn, Commercial Director at ValidSoft: “High levels of fraud have lead to an increase in security, yet […]