December 11, 2017

Gartner Research: Cybersecurity Spending to Hit $96 Billion in 2018

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Apple Pushes Update to Fix Major Mac OS Vulnerability

Apple has issued an emergency patch after admitting to a major security flaw that enabled anyone to access a Mac without a password. First reported by TechCrunch, a major flaw…

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Canadian Hacker Pleads Guilty to Yahoo Breach Instigated by Russia

A Canadian national accused by the United States of helping Russian intelligence agents breach into email accounts as a part of the massive 2014 breach of Yahoo pleaded guilty on…

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The UK’s NHS Toughens Cybersecurity Defenses after WannaCry Ransomware

The United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS) is set to spend £20 million on a new security operations installation to help protect hospitals and health services against cyber attacks. The…

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Imgur Admits Breach of 1.7 Million Credentials in 2014 Hack

Image hosting service Imgur has confessed to a security breach to reveal a 2014 hack of 1.7 million emails and passwords. In a blog post, Imgur has revealed details of…

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Ransomware Payments to Hit a Record $2 Billion in 2017: Research

According to new research from a cybersecurity firm, ransomware payments will hit a high of $2 billion in 2017. 2017 will officially become the most expensive year ever for ransomware…

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US Govt Issues Warning About Vulnerability in Intel Chipsets

The US government has warned businesses to act on an alert by Intel Corp about security flaws in popular computer chipsets. A new Intel security alert has revealed that management…

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Uber Paid Hackers $100,000, Hid Data Breach Affecting 57 Million Uber Users

Hackers stole the personal data of 57 million Uber customers and drivers in a major data breach in 2016, new Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has disclosed, seemingly in a move…

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Cybercrime on Cyber Monday: The 10 Most Targeted States

Malicious attacks against consumers on a major shopping day like Cyber Monday increase by 40% and this year’s shopping holiday will be no different. Last year’s Cyber Monday was the…

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UK Includes Digital Forensics in £20 Million Cybersecurity Program for Schools

The UK Government has launched a £20 million initiative to encourage school children to enter a cyber security program. Titled the ‘Cyber Discovery’ program, the initiative is aimed at 15…

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