Cybersecurity


Facebook Fallout: Private Messages from 81,000 Accounts for Sale

Facebook Fallout: Private Messages from 81,000 Accounts for Sale

It’s thought that the private message data was obtained via a malicious browser extension that scraped the data from users’ accounts. The hackers claimed to sell access to the information for 10 cents per account.

Major Security Flaw Found in Bluetooth Chips

Enterprise Security: Major Flaws Found in Bluetooth Chips

Security firm Armis has discovered two vulnerabilities in Bluetooth Chips from several networking industry leaders.

Only Half of All Fortune 500 are Bolstering Email Security

Only Half of All Fortune 500 are Bolstering Email Security

Agari’s data shows that 51 percent of the Fortune 500, the world’s wealthiest companies, are using DMARC, an improvement from about one-third of them a year ago.

Apple Introduces New Touch ID and Security Chip to MacBook

Apple Introduces New Touch ID and Security Chip to MacBook Air

Apple's new security chip now disables MacBook's microphone when the lid closes.

FIFA Hacked Again, Expected Release of Private Information

FIFA Hacked Again, Expected Release of Private Information

FIFA is bracing for the release of private information following another cyber attack.

Girl Scouts Hacked: 2,800 Members Impacted

Girl Scouts Hacked: 2,800 Members Impacted

The Girl Scouts of Orange County have been involved in an email hack.

Stepping Up Security in the Distributed Enterprise

Stepping Up Security in the Distributed Enterprise

For the distributed enterprise, these managed solutions offer next-level security – a necessary step above the basics.

Google Simplifies Data Control Following Security Vulnerabilities

Google Simplifies Data Control Following Security Vulnerabilities

Google is giving data control back to the users.



Yahoo Agrees to $50 Million Settlement Following Massive Security Breach

Yahoo Agrees to $50 Million Settlement Following Massive Security Breach

The largest security breach has bred one of the largest class action settlements.

HealthCare.gov System Breached: 75,000 Users Affected

HealthCare.gov System Breached: 75,000 Users Affected

Hackers have breached a HealthCare.gov sign-up form, stealing the personal data of nearly 75,000 people.

Georgia Details Plans for New Cybersecurity Center

Georgia Details Plans for New Cybersecurity Center

Georgia CIO said the new facility will be used to train Army Cyber Command personnel and state and local IT workers.

Facebook in the Market for a Cybersecurity Company

Facebook in the Market for a Cybersecurity Company

Facebook has seen some data breaches in the last few months, leading the company to look into acquiring a cybersecurity company.

Charges Against Treasury Employee Show Weakness of Encrypted Apps

Charges Against Treasury Employee Show Weakness of Encrypted Apps

Encryption apps are only as secure as you make them.

Only Two-Thirds of Federal Domains Meet Email Security Deadline

Only Two-Thirds of Federal Domains Meet Email Security Deadline

In addition to the relatively low install rate, after a year of staggered deadlines to implement the tool, one-fifth of government agency web domains appear not to have even begun installing it, according to the Global Cyber Alliance.

Increased Cybersecurity for Illinois Midterm Elections

Increased Cybersecurity for Illinois Midterm Elections

The Illinois National Guard is bringing in hundreds of cybersecurity experts to help ensure the integrity of the midterm elections and prevent the compromise of election results.

The Impact of Recent Breaches on Consumer Preferences and Behaviors

The Impact of Recent Breaches on Consumer Preferences and Behaviors

If and how high-profile breaches have shifted the preferences and behaviors of U.S. consumers

Hacker Sentenced After Using Fake Ads to Spread Malware

Hacker Sentenced After Using Fake Ads to Spread Malware

FBI Cyber arrests hacker using fake advertisements.

Browsers Drop Support for Old Security Standards

Browsers Drop Support for Old Security Standards

All major browsers are dropping support for old TLS standards simultaneously.

Global Payment Companies Test Data Security Readiness

Global Payment Companies Test Data Security Readiness

Eighteen payment processors from the U.S. and U.K. tested their systems for cyber attacks.

Hackers Looking to Shut Down PS4s Remotely

Hackers Looking to Shut Down PS4s Remotely

Numerous PlayStation 4 users reported that a PlayStation Network message exploit is crashing their consoles, requiring a factory reset in order to function again.

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