Twitter Bitcoin Hack Caused by Phone-Based Phishing Attack
The attack exploited human vulnerabilities to gain access to its internal systems.
Cybersecurity Insurer Chubb Hit With Possible Ransomware Attack
The company said it had no evidence the incident affected its own network and remains fully operational.
Attacked by Ransomware, Many Companies Opt to Pay Up
The demanded ransom is often a moderate amount that would pale in comparison to the recovery and reputational costs for a company that refuses to pay.
Ring Suit Alleges Cameras Vulnerable to Hackers
“Ring does not fulfill its core promise of providing privacy and security for its customers, as its camera systems are fatally flawed,” the suit says.
Heads Up: Cybercriminals Are Businesspeople
Understanding the business model behind cybercrime can be a helpful thought experiment to help CFOs allocate appropriate resources to cyber defenses.
Hack Exposes Data of Quest Diagnostics Patients
The lab testing giant says a hacker gained access to personal data of about 11.9 million patients that it had provided to a billing collection service.
Bangladesh Bank Sues Over $101M Cyber Heist
The bank alleges a Philippine institution conspired with North Korean hackers to make fraudulent transfers from its account at the New York Fed.
Small Companies Carry Greatest Cyber-Risk
More than half of top executives at small businesses don't believe their company is a target for cyber-criminals. They're wrong.
LabCorp Hit by Ransomware But No Data Stolen
The strain of ransomware that was reportedly used in the attack on LabCorp can "effectively lock down a computer, encrypting all the files inside."
Researchers Find ‘eFail’ Threat to Email Privacy
Vulnerabilities in the popular PGP and S/MIME email encryption standards could expose plaintext versions of messages to attackers.
Study Details Alarming Risks to Knowledge Assets
More than four in five IT security practitioners admit that their companies' knowledge assets likely have been breached.