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#city | #ransomware | 90pc of UK’s biggest law firms at risk of having confidential client data stolen

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Around nine in 10 of the UK’s biggest law firms are at risk of being scammed or having their clients’ confidential data stolen or compromised due to sub-standard IT security. A new study of 200 of the country’s biggest law firms found more than 90pc are […]

#deepweb | Slate’s Use of Your Data

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#cyberfraud | #cybercriminals | Your Data Is Out There: Don’t Freak Out, Do Take Action

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Equifax, Facebook, Capital One, Yahoo — every week seems to bring news of another data breach. Millions of consumers’ sensitive information, such as login credentials, bank account info and Social Security numbers, is floating around the internet just waiting to be exploited. And 2019 is on […]

#cybersecurity | hacker | Data breach causes 10 percent of small businesses to shutter

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Data breaches hitting massive entities like Equifax, Facebook and Target grab headlines, but the impact on small businesses is just as severe with attacks causing bankruptcy or even forcing a firm to shutter its doors. A report issued by the National Cyber Security Alliance, based on […]

Ignorance Of #Cyber Threat Creates #Conundrum For Small #Business #Data #Security

McAfee Labs recently published its 2018 Threats Predictions report, and after a year of high-profile cyberattacks and data breaches, analysts say the threat won’t let up in the new year. A rising challenge for the enterprise is the fact that cyberattackers are becoming increasingly sophisticated in their methods. According to McAfee, while companies are embracing […]

Cybersecurity #insurance only a #piece of #data #protection #strategy

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Many organizations are reinforcing their cybersecurity strategy by signing up for cybersecurity insurance. Cybersecurity insurance is still in its nascent stage of development, but businesses worldwide are beginning to recognize its importance in today’s evolving threat landscape: Auditing firm PwC predicts insurance policy premiums to grow […]

Researchers #Hack Car Infotainment #System and Find #Sensitive User #Data Inside

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans People who are worried about their security will use a secure phone, lock down their computer, and use strong passwords for their online accounts. But how many people have considered that their car could be leaking their most sensitive data? A researcher who recently decided to […]

Google: Our #hunt for #hackers reveals #phishing is far #deadlier than #data #breaches

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Google has released the results of a year-long investigation into Gmail account hijacking, which finds that phishing is far riskier for users than data breaches, because of the additional information phishers collect. Hardly a week goes by without a new data breach being discovered, exposing victims […]

Data Analytics: The #New Tool To Prevent #Cyber Security #Attacks

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Cyber attacks and security breaches are now a constant threat for businesses. Costing the global economy $450 billion in 2016, they’re now occurring with increased regularity, which in turn has forced businesses to focus more on cybersecurity protocols to protect their key data. A report issued […]

CyberSecurity Alert in South Korea and the United States as Data Stealing Malware Attacks the Infrastructure

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans FormBook is the new malware from attackers targeting manufacturing, defense, and aerospace firms in the South Korea and the United States. According to the expert FireEye researchers, Formbook was identified in numerous distribution campaigns attacking the U.S. with emails containing unauthentic XLS, DOC, or PDF files. […]

Pizza Hut hack: Thousands of customers’ data stolen as users report fraudulent card transactions

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Hackers hit Pizza Hut earlier in October and reportedly stole customers’ financial information. Pizza Hut said that its website was hacked and some of its customers who used the fast food chain’s website and app were affected by the breach. Although Pizza Hut reportedly sent out […]

Craigslist Sides With LinkedIn In Battle Over Users’ Data

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Listings service Craigslist is backing LinkedIn in a fight with startup HiQ Labs over scraping. Website operators “have every right to employ technological measures” to block scraping by outside companies, Craigslist argues in a friend-of-the-court brief filed this week with the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. […]

Outdoor Media Association paid $5,000 to cyber hacker to retrieve lost data

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The Outdoor Media Association paid $5,000 in the form of bitcoin, to retrieve more than 60 weeks of data, after the company experienced a cyber attack last month. In a blog on the OMA website, chief executive of the association Charmaine Moldrich, has offered tips to […]