Last week, users of Lizard Squad’s DDoS-on-demand service were feeling the heat after arrests were made by UK police. This week, it’s the UK’s National Crime Agency which has found itself the victim of a denial-of-service attack.
British police have today announced the arrest of six people in connection with distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks that attempted to bring down websites belonging to – amongst others – a national newspaper, a school and a number of online retailers.
FTC has the authority to hold organisations to account for failing to deliver tough cybersecurity measures.
A major security vulnerability study into modern cars has finally been released, two years after it was originally intended to be published.
IRS admits that the data breach it experienced in May is far bigger than previously thought.
Indiana’s Attorney General has launched an investigation into a data breach at Medical Informatics Engineering, which has affected up to 4 million people.
Recent aggressive hacks on companies underline the need for good risk analysis, situational awareness, and incident response. Just ask AshleyMadison, Hacking Team, and Sony Pictures.
Moonpig, the online personalised card company, has blocked the accounts of an unspecified number of customers after users’ details were published online.
Information security could use some good news right now, something to offset the string of bad news about data breaches and system vulnerabilities; so how about this: “Cyber Criminal Forum Taken Down, Members Arrested in 20 Countries”.
The 37 million users of hacked infidelity site Ashley Madison are at risk of having their names and private details leaked, reports The Verge.
A Morrisons employee with a grudge was responsible for posting personal data of nearly 100,000 staff onto the internet, a court heard.
British teen Seth Nolan Mcdonagh, aka “narko” has been sentenced for his role in a 2013 attack which slowed the internet around the world.
International law enforcement agencies have arrested more than 60 people suspected of carrying out cybercrime associated with the Darkode forum.