Capital One Says Hacker Breached Accounts Of 100 Million People; Ex-Amazon Employee Arrested

Capital One Says Hacker Breached Accounts Of 100 Million People; Ex-Amazon Employee Arrested

Capital One said Monday that sensitive financial information—including social security and bank account numbers—from over 100 million people were exposed in a massive data breach that led…

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School of Cyberthreats: 3 Attacks Impacting Today’s Schools

School of Cyberthreats: 3 Attacks Impacting Today’s Schools

Educational institutions are data-rich gold mines. From student and employee records to sensitive financial information, schools contain a plethora of data that can be obtained…

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Slack resets user passwords after 2015 data breach

Slack resets user passwords after 2015 data breach

Slack will reset the passwords of users it believes are affected by a historical data breach that affected the company more than four years ago. In…

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Garmin services and production go down after ransomware attack

Garmin services and production go down after ransomware attack

Smartwatch and wearables maker Garmin has shut down several of its services today to deal with a ransomware attack that has encrypted its internal network…

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Marriott Face £99 Million ICO Fine for Data Breach

Marriott Face £99 Million ICO Fine for Data Breach

The Information Commissioner’s Office has announced an intention to fine Marriott International £99m for “infringements of the GDPR.” Relating to an incident that Marriott reported…

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British Airways faces record £183m fine for data breach

British Airways faces record £183m fine for data breach

The airline, owned by IAG, says it is “surprised and disappointed” by the penalty from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). At the time, BA said…

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Data breaches cost US companies more than $1.2 trillion last year

Data breaches cost US companies more than $1.2 trillion last year

A data breach can inflict pain on an organization by stealing and leaking sensitive information. With user or customer accounts compromised, a company can suffer…

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Hacker leaks database of dark web hosting provider

Hacker leaks database of dark web hosting provider

A hacker has leaked online today the database of Daniel’s Hosting (DH), the largest free web hosting provider for dark web services. The leaked data…

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Data Breaches A Time Bomb, Warns Security Report

Data Breaches A Time Bomb, Warns Security Report

Data breaches are a “time bomb” under companies that let customer information go astray, warns a security expert. Bryan Sartin, Verizon’s head of global security…

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How much does a data breach cost? Here's where the money goes.

How much does a data breach cost? Here’s where the money goes.

Deloitte finds “hidden” costs can amount to 90 percent of the total business impact on an organization, and will most likely be experienced two years…

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