Data Breach

ICYMI: Hacking into cars, Chinese cyber-espionage and Siri's security flaw

ICYMI: Hacking into cars, Chinese cyber-espionage and Siri's security flaw

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The latest ICYMI column looks at the week's biggest stories, including hacking into cars, Chinese cyber-espionage and the take-down of thousands of French websites.

CISOs: Out of step with their own security teams?

CISOs: Out of step with their own security teams?

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CISOs are increasingly taking on greater management responsibilities - but are they as a result being divorced from their firm's true security maturity and the tools needed to avoid being breached?

ICO slammed for not fining breached shoe retailer

ICO slammed for not fining breached shoe retailer

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The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has been heavily criticised for failing to fine London-based shoe retailer Office, after a hacker accessed more than a million of its customers' details and unencrypted passwords.

Breaches get UK consumers thinking about online security

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A new study has found that almost half (47 percent) of UK consumers are taking a greater interest in being safe online.

Sony CEO: Data breach won't impact financial results

Sony CEO: Data breach won't impact financial results

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Sony president and chief executive Kazuo Hirai has surprisingly claimed that last November's cyber-attack will not have a huge impact on the firm's financial results.

APT threat actors behind quarter of data breaches

APT threat actors behind quarter of data breaches

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A new study reveals that 97 percent of companies have been breached, and increasingly they are compromised by 'advanced' malware from APT threat actors.

Moonpig mucks up privacy

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Morgan Stanley employee reportedly fired for stealing data on 350K clients

Morgan Stanley employee reportedly fired for stealing data on 350K clients

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Multinational financial services corporation Morgan Stanley has fired an employee who stole data on 350,000 clients, according to reports.

Sony hack and ISIS claims point to start of cyber-enabled warfare

Sony hack and ISIS claims point to start of cyber-enabled warfare

Cyber-terrorism is becoming an increasingly likely scenario, experts warn

FBI blames North Korea for Sony cyber-attack

FBI blames North Korea for Sony cyber-attack

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The US government is now officially blaming the North Korean governments for the cyber-attacks against Sony Pictures.

US government reportedly blaming North Korea for Sony hack

US government reportedly blaming North Korea for Sony hack

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US officials have concluded that North Korea was "centrally involved" in the cyber-attack on Sony Pictures, according to American national media and TV reports.

Film producers shaken (not stirred) as Sony hackers steal James Bond script

Film producers shaken (not stirred) as Sony hackers steal James Bond script

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Eon Productions, the producers behind the upcoming James Bond film 'Spectre', have confirmed that an 'early version' of the script has been stolen and leaked by the Guardians of Peace (GOP) hackers.

ICYMI: Sony passwords, government malware and the return of Poodle

ICYMI: Sony passwords, government malware and the return of Poodle

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This week's In Case You Missed It looks at the five most popular articles on SC, including weak passwords exposed in the Sony Pictures breach and the return of the Poodle flaw.

Sony woes continue: Lizard Squad launches DDoS attack on PlayStation network

Sony woes continue: Lizard Squad launches DDoS attack on PlayStation network

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Lizard Squad claims to have hacked Sony's PlayStation Network, with the firm still reeling from one of the biggest data breaches in recent history.

ICYMI: The security blame-game, Cyber Monday, DDoS attacks & Sony's breach

ICYMI: The security blame-game, Cyber Monday, DDoS attacks & Sony's breach

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This week's In Case You Missed It looks at the five most popular articles on SC, including the launch of a new cyber-security degree, new ATM malware and Sony's latest data breach.

ICYMI: Defining APTs, new TLS bugs and NHS data breaches

ICYMI: Defining APTs, new TLS bugs and NHS data breaches

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TLS bugs, the definition of an advanced persistent threat and new figures on NHS data breaches are the pick of the stories in the latest In Case You Missed It column.

HSBC Turkey hackers stole card details on 2.7 million customers

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HSBC Turkey has confirmed that a recent cyber-attack resulted in the loss of card details on 2.7 million customers.

Millions affected by Dropbox breach - but is it a scam?

Millions affected by Dropbox breach - but is it a scam?

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An anonymous group of hackers claims to have compromised seven million Dropbox accounts, although there is early speculation that this could be a Bitcoin scam or duplicate data coming from an earlier breach.

JPMorgan to double cyber security spending to £310 million after hack

JPMorgan to double cyber security spending to £310 million after hack

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The CEO of US investment bank JPMorgan says the company will double its spending in cyber-security following a data breach which affected approximately 84 million account holders.

ICYMI: GCHQ transparency, data trust and the Snapchat hack

ICYMI: GCHQ transparency, data trust and the Snapchat hack

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This week's In Case You Missed It column looks at concerns around data trust and transparency, and the latest serious data breach at one of the biggest technology start-ups.

Bruce Schneier: 'Incident response is failing'

Bruce Schneier: 'Incident response is failing'

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Renowned cryptographer Bruce Schneier took aim at the security industry and poor incident response planning during a typically forthright talk in London yesterday.

JPMorgan hack sees financial services turn spotlight on cyber security

JPMorgan hack sees financial services turn spotlight on cyber security

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The JPMorgan hack is already having a knock-on effect in the UK, with the government and private sector seeking to better protect financial institutions from cyber-criminals.

Asda insurer and 83m JPMorgan customers hacked

Asda insurer and 83m JPMorgan customers hacked

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A UK-based insurer has joined banking group JPMorgan in admitting this week that it has been hacked, with 83 million customer accounts compromised on the latter.

Wearable technology: A secure approach to business

Wearable technology: A secure approach to business

Wearable technology raises many of the same concerns as smart phones and USBs - recording, storing and transmission of data by individuals - and your security policies should include that risk says Paul Martini.

TripAdvisor subsidiary data breach hits up to 1.4 million customers

TripAdvisor subsidiary data breach hits up to 1.4 million customers

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Travel firm Viator has suffered a data breach that has compromised the credentials or payment card details of up to 1.4 million of its customers.

Fighting the fraudsters: Why we must get better at data sharing

Fighting the fraudsters: Why we must get better at data sharing

Face-to-face information-sharing with peers is a vital route to learn industry fraud-prevention lessons says Tim Lansdale.

Home Depot card data breach undetected for four months

Home Depot card data breach undetected for four months

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The Home Depot card data breach may have continued for longer than the Target attack late last year, according to new reports.

Most European businesses don't trust cloud services

Recent research suggests European business are very concerned about the security and transparency of cloud services, which they blame for increased data breaches.

SC eConference 17 Feb 2015

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