Data Security


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.

Video Data Security. The view from the experts.

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Video Data Security. The view from the experts.

Today, more and more video security cameras are increasingly connected to the internet and transitioning into intelligent sensors that collect significantly more data than video security images alone.

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.

Yale University Sued Over 2008 Data Breach

Yale University Sued Over 2008 Data Breach

In a letter to those affected by the 2008 data breach, Yale said the breach was discovered on June 16, 2018, during a security review of its servers. After the university discovered the breach, it notified those affected and offered credit monitoring services and identity theft prevention tips.

Tumblr Fixes Flaw that Made Accounts Vulnerable

Tumblr Fixes Flaw that Made Accounts Vulnerable

The information made vulnerable by the flaw would have let hackers obtain information they could use for phishing scams, harassment and other campaigns.

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.

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.

The Cold Boot Attack is Back – How can Your Organization Protect Itself?

The Cold Boot Attack is Back – How can Your Organization Protect Itself?

What can organizations do to protect against a cold boot attack?

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