Eighty-nine percent of UK organisations feel somewhat or more vulnerable than they have been in the past to internal and external threats to sensitive data.
The 2012 LinkedIn data breach may be the breach that just keeps on giving with the news that 117 million customer email credentials originating from that hack were found for sale on the dark web.
Over 100,000 users are at risk of public humiliation or blackmail as Rosebutt Board, a web forum dedicated to the 'anal fisting' fetish, has suffered a data breach.
The latest In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) looks at AV halts op; Locky loses out; HIV leak fine; Bank of Greece DDoSed; Investment firm spearphished.
TalkTalk's CEO puts a brave face on the fallout from the cyber-attack in October but the profit figures and customer losses paint a different picture.
A data file of 10GB holding sensitive financial data compromised from an InvestBank in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been leaked online. The file contains information on tens of thousands of customers from a bank based in Sharjah.
Baby retailer Kiddicare suffers a data breach that exposes 794K customer details
The ICO has levied a £180,000 fine against a London HIV clinic for accidentally divulging the names and email addresses of 780 patients.
Pwnedlist - which provided data on billions of pwned credentials - contained a flaw that allowed users to monitor breaches for arbitrary domains.
Wearables are the Internet of Things (IoT) devices most likely to emerge as a security threat or cause a breach, according to a new survey by Spiceworks and Cox Business.
Over half (51 percent) of senior decision-makers in large businesses are kept awake at night due to the threat of a data breach caused by a cyber-attack.
Analysis of the website of Mossack Fonseca, of Panama Papers 'fame', reveals glaring security weaknesses. The firm is not the only one to have been targeted by cyber-attacks. Emily Taylor suggests law firms are easy targets.
Morrisons is still feeling the ramifications of a data breach two years ago as 6000 current and former staff signed up to a group lawsuit ahead of the 8 April deadline.
The latest In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) looks at Panamanian papers - insider or email hack? Top 15 ethical hackers; WhatsApp end-to-end encryption; door control vulnerability
Known for its highly respected Data Breach Investigations Report, Verizon Enterprise Solutions has suffered its own data breach, after a cyber-criminal was discovered selling information linked to 1.5 million of its customers.
The security firm Staminus was knocked offline allegedly by a group calling itself FTA, which then began posting the web data pulled from the company's servers.
Media watchdog sends out notification letters to partners after ex-employee offered data to "major broadcaster"
A new survey by Egress Software has shown UK CIOs to be wary of incoming EU data protection laws
Yet another breach on a medical organisation has meant the theft of names, diagnoses, treatments and social security numbers.
A two-year collaboration by a group of industry security firms has put a name and a modus operandi, if little else, on the group that conducted the 2014 Sony Pictures Entertainment hack.
Report finds that firms are paying hush money to prevent data being dumped on the internet, according to FireEye Mandiant's M-Trends report.
In the US the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Chief Information Officer (CIO) Donna Seymour resigned today, just days before she was scheduled to testify before the House panel investigating the massive OPM hack.
Twitter's password recovery systems briefly contained a bug that potentially exposed the email addresses and phone numbers of about 10,000 active account-holders.
Students have discovered their personal information could be found online via a Google search, landing Greenwich University in hot water with the Information Commissioner's Office.
The hacker responsible for breaching the Department of Justice's web portal has publicly posted stolen data corresponding to roughly 20,000 employees of the FBI and 9,000 from the Department of Homeland Security.
TalkTalk has revealed that the October data breach has cost the firm up to £60m, resulting in the loss of over 100K customers.
Talk Talk has lost seven percent of its broadband customers since its data breach, and in India arrests have been made as part of an investigation into phone scams targeting TalkTalk customers.
ICYMI: €50 m cyber-fraud; Codoso back; MS/US gov clash; Adultery extortionists; Apple's encryption keyJanuary 29, 2016
The latest In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) looks at €50 m aeroplane cyber-fraud; Chinese cyber-espionage returns; MS resists US claim on data; Extortion of Ashley Maddison members; Apple iCloud Backup insecure.
The Xfinity account of John Holdren, senior advisor on science and technology to US president Barack Obama, has been breached.
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