Cybersecurity


Venture Capital Funding of Cybersecurity Firms Hit Record High in 2018

Venture Capital Funding of Cybersecurity Firms Hit Record High in 2018

Venture capital investments in cybersecurity firms hit a record high last year amid a surge in cyber crime over the last few years.

Massive Data Breach Exposes 773 Million Emails, 21 Million Passwords

Massive Data Breach Exposes 773 Million Emails, 21 Million Passwords

Security researcher Troy Hunt reported last week a massive data breach, a collection of 772,9-4,991 unique emails and 21,222,975 unique passwords.

UK Police to Take Cybersecurity Courses to Increase Cyber Crime Knowledge

UK Police to Take Cybersecurity Courses to Increase Cyber Crime Knowledge

Law enforcement in the UK are brushing up on their cybersecurity skills to better help the public.

Sensitive Files Exposed in Oklahoma Securities Commission Data Leak

Sensitive Files Exposed in Oklahoma Securities Commission Data Leak

Millions of sensitive files were discovered on an unprotected server belonging to a state level agency.

Tackling the Challenges

It should come as no surprise that cybercrime is one of the biggest threats organizations of all shapes and sizes face today.

Millions of Fortnite User Accounts Made Vulnerable

Millions of Fortnite User Accounts Made Vulnerable

Epic Games, the company behind the wildly popular video game, Fortnite, acknowledged that a vulnerability had risked users' account information.

Ransomware Attack Closes Down Texas Town

Ransomware Attack Closes Down Texas Town

The City of Del Rio was forced to return to pen and paper when a ransomeware attack rendered City Hall useless.

The U.S. Government is on Hiatus, Cybersecurity Threats Are Not

The U.S. Government is on Hiatus, Cybersecurity Threats Are Not

Guy Franklin of SOSA discusses the lasting effects of the government shutdown.



Marriott Breach: Unencrypted Passport Numbers, Payment Cards Leaked

Marriott Breach: Unencrypted Passport Numbers, Payment Cards Leaked

Marriott's mega-breach is somehow better, and worse.

Weather Apps Under Fire for Collecting, Selling User Data

Weather Apps Under Fire for Collecting, Selling User Data

Several weather apps have been found to harvest and use data from its users.

Hacking Back: Revenge is Sweet, But is it Legal?

Hacking Back: Revenge is Sweet, But is it Legal?

Before you go ahead hack backing intruders, you should proceed with caution.

Malware Attack Disrupts Newspaper Printing Plants

Malware Attack Disrupts Newspaper Printing Plants

A malware attack suspected to have originated outside the U.S. prevented the Los Angeles Times and other newspapers across the country from publishing many of their Saturday print editions, according to the Times.

Cybersecurity Top of Mind for Gamers in 2019

Cybersecurity Top of Mind for Gamers in 2019

McAfee has released the results of a survey that show gamers are particularly worried about cybersecurity when it comes to the future of gaming.

Worst Data Breaches of 2018

It seemed like data breaches were everywhere in 2018, affecting everyone from a Canadian cannabis store to Chili's to the U.S. Postal Service. Here are a few of the biggest data breaches of the year.

A Look into 2019: Cyber Threat Trends

A Look into 2019: Cyber Threat Trends

A lot happened in 2018 - especially on the cyber security side of things.

Protect Your Port: Using Segmentation to Keep Cyber Attackers at Bay

Protect Your Port: Using Segmentation to Keep Cyber Attackers at Bay

What do the city of Atlanta, the Port of Barcelona, Spain and the Port of San Diego have in common? They all have been victims of ransomware attacks this year.

U.S. Ballistic Missile Systems Lack Cybersecurity

U.S. Ballistic Missile Systems Lack Cybersecurity

A Department of Defense report found no anti-virus, no data encryption and no multi factor authentication.

Wave of Bomb Threats Linked to Group of Spammers

Wave of Bomb Threats Linked to Group of Spammers

Last weeks wave of Bomb Threats has been linked to the same group of spammers responsible for mass sextortion scams.

Facebook Bug Exposes 6.8 Million Users

Facebook Bug Exposes 6.8 Million Users' Photos

Facebook continues to face criticism of the information they share with third-party app developers.

Marriott Breach Investigators Hone In on Suspects

Marriott Breach Investigators Hone In on Suspects

Private investigators believe Chinese hackers may be to blame in the Marriott hack.

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