Cybercriminals are using blockchain to improve security. Should you?
Business-minded hackers are testing blockchain technologies to secure their illegal operations. Here's what enterprises can learn from them.
Over Half Of SMBs Have Experienced A Data Breach
Following Cisco’s SMB Cybersecurity Report, which has revealed that 53% of midmarket companies have experienced a data breach, Todd Peterson, Product Manager at One Identity, discusses why they are such an attractive target to hackers and how they can protect against attack. Todd Peterson, Product Manager at One Identity: “There are so many more SMBs …
Facebook discloses network breach affecting 50 million user accounts
Facebook said attackers exploited a vulnerability in its code that let them steal access tokens when users switched over to a public profile view via the "View As" feature.
The Cybersecurity Checkup: Is The Healthcare Industry Doing Enough?
It is no surprise that hackers will always target high value, critical data, so amongst some of the most targeted industries is healthcare; the highly sensitive patient data stored in this industry creates a playground ready for waiting hackers to exploit. In the past five years alone, healthcare breaches have grown in both frequency and …
"Most Sophisticated Botnet", Dubbed Torii, Targeting IoT Devices
It has been reported that security researchers at Avast have uncovered “the most sophisticated botnet that they have ever seen”, and it is targeting IoT devices. This new IoT malware strain/botnet labelled ‘Torii’ has spread over poorly secured Telnet services, with the attack coming from Tor exit nodes. The malware captures data from IoT devices, and gives attackers remote …
Facebook security and privacy issues revealed
Last week saw Facebook dealing with security and privacy issues, while the Port of San Diego got hit with a ransomware attack and researchers discovered two Linux kernel bugs.