Cybercriminals have stolen customer data from Citycomp, a German IT company whose clients include Oracle, Volkswagen, Airbus, Ericsson, Toshiba British Telecom and many others. After Citycomp didn't pay a ransom, the hackers posted the data online.
How well-equipped is your organization to stop malicious attackers once they're inside your network. According to this study of over 600 IT security professionals, almost two-thirds of respondents lack efficient capabilities to detect and investigate stealth attackers before serious damage occurs.
Yahoo is hoping a revamped proposed breach-related settlement will pass muster with a federal judge who rejected the first one for myriad reasons, including high attorney fees and a lack of transparency. The settlement totals $117.5 million, just ahead of health insurer Anthem's $115 million settlement.
Healthcare organizations need to plan ahead for the financial burden of data breaches stemming from cyberattacks and also take preventive steps to help minimize those expenses, says attorney Laura Hammargren of the law firm Mayer Brown.
Security researcher Zammis Clark, who pleaded guilty to hacking Microsoft - with an accomplice - and later Nintendo, as well as stealing data and uploading malware to Microsoft's network, has received a suspended sentence.
Shortly after a massive data breach affected up to 50 million accounts last September, Facebook didn't believe the incident needed to be reported under Australia's mandatory breach notification law. While Facebook voluntarily notified all users, emails show the company initially underestimated the breach.
Investing in IT modernization can lead to more agility, improved resilience and security and, in the long term, better citizen services and improved agency reputations.
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Life after WannaCry and NotPetya: Europol, the EU's law enforcement intelligence agency, wants member states to be able to rapidly respond to the next big cyberattack against Europe. But with warnings of ongoing Russian election interference campaigns, the next big attack may already be underway.
Aluminum giant Norsk Hydro has been hit by LockerGoga ransomware, which was apparently distributed to endpoints by hackers using the company's own Active Directory services against it. To help safeguard others, security experts have called on Hydro to release precise details of how it was hit.
Destructive malware attacks, once rare, have been surging as attackers seek to cover their tracks and complicate life for incident responders, says Rick McElroy, head of security strategy at Carbon Black.
The network is much more than just the sum of its endpoints, and the imperative to secure everything has led to detection and response emerging as a top priority for many organizations, says Chris Morales of Vectra Networks.