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Introduction This paper will consider the areas surrounding Data Security and look at the multiples of ways in which it may be breached, altered, or compromised, some of which may

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Reports suggest that the elite Russian state hackers behind last year’s massive SolarWinds cyberespionage campaign hardly eased up this year, managing plenty of infiltration of U.S. and allied government agencies and

It has been reported that hackers have taken $196 million from crypto trading platform Bitmart, according to a security firm. Bitmart confirmed the hack in an official statement Saturday night, calling

More than 300 Spar stores in the UK have been hit by a cyberattack that has forced many shops to close their doors. The attack has caused a ‘total IT

Please see below expert comments by Eddy Bobritsky, CEO at Minerva Labs regarding a Russian hacking group using new stealthy Ceeloader malware. The Nobelium hacking group has continued to breach gov’t and

In a letter to affected patients (linked below), Planned Parenthood Los Angeles advised affected patients that it “identified suspicious activity on our computer network. We immediately took our systems offline,

Colorado’s Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA) is still struggling to recover from a devastating cyberattack last month that took down 90% of its internal systems and caused 25 years of historic

According to reports, Colorado’s Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA) is still struggling to recover from a devastating cyberattack last month that took down 90% of its internal systems and caused 25

It pays to think twice before you send an email, especially when it comes to sending bulk emails. The charity HIV Scotland was recently fined £10,000 by the Information Commissioner’s

Information security experts commented below on the news about the government being fines £500,000 by the ICO after a data breach which exposed the addresses of over 1000 New Years honours

Researchers have observed a malicious campaign offering fake installers of popular apps and games, such as Viber, WeChat, NoxPlayer, and Battlefield as bait to get users to execute malware on

Introduction This paper will consider the areas surrounding Data Security and look at the multiples of ways in which it may be breached, altered, or compromised, some of which may

It has been reported that DNA Diagnostics Center (DDC), an Ohio-based DNA testing company, has disclosed a hacking incident that affects 2,102,436 persons. The incident resulted in a confirmed data breach

It has been reported that the Los Angeles branch of Planned Parenthood was hit by a data breach involving about 400,000 patients, but there is no indication that the information was used “for fraudulent

Research shows ‘game needs to be changed,’ with security innovation years behind that of the attackers, the board a decade behind security discussions and regulation needing more industry input Vectra

BACKGROUND: IKEA is suffering an email phishing attack using both internal and compromised partner reply-chain emails. In internal emails viewed by Bleeping computer, IKE warned employees of the ongoing attack

BACKGROUND: It was reported today that the UK’s financial markets regulator changed the 90-day rule, which required users to re-authenticate their permission for sharing financial data every three months.  This

BACKGROUND: It has been reported that DNA Diagnostics Center (DDC), a US-based DNA testing company, has disclosed a hacking incident that affects 2,102,436 persons. The incident resulted in a confirmed data

Accelerated digital transformation efforts over the past two years have undoubtedly helped organisations survive the impact of a global pandemic. Whether it was the implementation of collaboration platforms, a shift

BACKGROUND: Panasonic has become the latest company to fall victim to a data breach, with the company reporting that its network was “illegally accessed by a third party,” beginning in

BACKGROUND: The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has announced its provisional intent to impose a potential fine of just over £17 million on Clearview AI Inc – a company that describes

Having spent over 36 years in an industry, now entitled Cyber, starting my cyber-career post completing formal IT Security Training at the Police, School at RAF Newton, I went on

As a result of the ongoing pandemic, the cybersecurity industry has continued to accelerate, and has no indication of slowing down anytime soon. With new and innovative methods of hacking

BACKGROUND: New findings from Booz Allen Hamilton in examine threats around Chinese advances in quantum computing, in which the country has long invested heavily.  Among key findings: By the end

BACKGROUND: In response to Sky’s warning that six million broadband devices could have been at risk of hacking by cybercriminals because of an unpatched security flaw, Information Security experts reacted

BACKGROUND: Consumers are set to spend £9bn on deals this Black Friday and cybercriminals see this as the perfect opportunity to strike. In the SonicWall mid-year threat report, they recorded: 495 million global