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.
Hackers Hit Hudson’s Bay in Latest Retail Breach
A security firm says more than five million payment cards issued to customers of Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor were stolen.
Equifax Hack Could Cost ‘Well Over $600M’
The breach could turn out to be the most costly in corporate history, with Equifax expecting another $275 million in costs this year.
Among the various threats to corporate well-being, one — the vulnerability of sensitive data — stands out from the crowd.
Equifax Failed to Patch Software Flaw: Ex-CEO
Richard Smith says the massive data breach at Equifax resulted from a flaw that remained in a web app "much longer than it should have."