Anthem Inc. has refused to allow a federal watchdog to conduct an audit of its IT systems, following a huge data breach last month that could have affected up to 80 million of its customers.
The Ramnit botnet that is said to have affected 3.2 million computers has been shut down by European police.
Even if you’re not a customer of health insurer Anthem, your data could have been put at risk. Be on your guard.
A 51 year old man is facing a lengthy prison sentence in the United Kingdom after admitting to a series of distributed denial of service attacks against social housing, social services and crime prevention websites.
That message you received from a sexy Russian lady calling you Mr Dependable? Sorry to burst your bubble, but it’s too good to be true.
After the Anthem mega-breach, questions abound about possible abuses of medical data. Here is a breakdown that offers some context.
Is America’s new Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center a step forward? Or a duplication of the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center at DHS?
The White House is creating a new agency to help counter cyberthreats, analyzing intelligence from around the government so it is better equipped to deal with attacks.
Modern cars are more and more dependent on computer systems. And guess what? They can be hacked.
A new cybersecurity video from the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has taken an unusual approach to raising awareness, playing dumb in this mock public service announcement aimed at a “non-technical” audience.
Yesterday the Anthem breach, the biggest healthcare-related breach to date was announced, as attackers accessed a database containing the records of current and former employees. As we discussed earlier this morning on We Live Security, this could affect as many as 80 million people.
A cat leads to a notorious death threat hacker finally being caught and jailed in Japan.
President Obama’s budget proposal for the 2016 fiscal year includes a projected 10 percent increase in cybersecurity spend, reports Reuters.
Use HipChat? Be aware that hackers have accessed the names, usernames, email addresses and encrypted passwords for some users.
Singer Taylor Swift has had her Twitter and Instagram accounts hacked, but laughed off claims that the hackers will release nude photographs of her.
Cybercrime was the focus of everyone’s attention at this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos.
A school entirely focussed on teaching cybersecurity skills has launched in the UK, reports Computer Business Review.
Blackhat, the hacker movie directed by Michael Mann and starring Chris Hemsworth, could spread awareness of digital threats. If it is a learning opportunity, what are the lessons?