April 23, 2018

We Have “a Full Spectrum. Of Response Options” to Cyberattacks: DHS Secretary

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Mark Zuckerberg Admits His Own Data Was Compromised by ‘Malicious’ Actors

On the second day of his congressional testimony, Facebook chief executive and founder Mark Zuckerberg had a startling admission to make. Taking his seat in front of the members of…

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US Health Department Outlines Breach Notification Guidelines

The US Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) has clarified its requirements for entities and businesses to provide notification following a breach of unsecured health information. In a statement,…

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Best Buy Warns of Data Breach Affecting Customers’ Payment Information

Major retailer Best Buy has said that some of its customers’ credit and payment card details may have been compromised in a data breach that has also impacted Sears and…

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Delta Airlines Admits to Data Breach of ‘Several Hundred Thousand’ Customers

Major airline operator Delta has said that a cyberattack targeting a third-party contractor has potentially exposed the payment details of “several hundred thousand customers”. In a statement, Delta has said…

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Facebook Confirms Cambridge Analytica Hijacked Data on up to 87 Million Users

Facebook is set to warn 87 million users, located primarily in the United States, that their data could have been shared with British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica. In an…

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Panera Bread Breach Could Affect Over 37 Million Customer Records

Popular bakery chain Panera Bread has been leaking millions of customer records in the for at least eight months in plain text, it has been revealed. Panerabread.com, the website for…

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Content Management System Flaw Leaves 1 Million Websites Vulnerable

A vulnerability discovered in a popular CMS (content management system), Drupal, could leave some 1 million websites exposed to attack, if left unpatched. LaLabeledy Drupal’s own developers as “highly critical”,…

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Hackers Steal 5 Million Payment Cards in Saks, Lord & Taylor Data Breach

The ongoing wave of large-scale retail data breaches isn’t about to come to an end any time soon after a cybersecurity firm discovered a data breach of over 5 million…

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New York is Launching a Free Mobile Security App to Combat Cybersecurity Threat

In the wake of unrelenting cyberattacks, New York is taking the precaution of introducing a suite of cybersecurity tools to protect the city’s residents from malicious online activity. Dubbed NYC…

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