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Lax ALM security ‘contributed’ to Ashley Madison data breach

Avid Life Media (ALM), recently rebranded as Ruby Corp, has been heavily criticized for its lax cybersecurity measures, which contributed to the Ashley Madison data breach.

Individual arrested in connection with high-profile data at Sage

The City of London Police has confirmed the arrest of a 32-year-old employee in connection with a high-profile data breach at Sage.

NSA website goes down as hackers auction stolen ‘cyber weapons’

If you try to visit the NSA’s website right now, you’re in for a big disappointment.

ENISA: Security of Things important for CIIs

The Security of Things is set to become a key feature in the fight against cybercriminals, according to a new report by ENISA.

High-profile data breach at Sage draws attention to internal threats

The latest high-profile data breach at Sage has highlighted the importance of investing in a high-quality cybersecurity program to keep safe from internal threats.

QuadRooter vulnerabilities leaves 900 million Android devices at risk of attack

Over 900 million Android smartphones and tablets are vulnerable to cyberattacks, as they contain a set of four vulnerabilities dubbed QuadRooter.

NIST: It’s time move on from SMS 2FA

According to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) at the US Department of Commerce, it is time to move on from SMS 2FA.

Big spike in card fraud in Europe

There was a notable spike in card fraud in Europe last year, with the UK the worst hit, according to new data from FICO.

Yahoo looks into major data breach claims

Yahoo is looking into claims that it has become the latest high-profile victim of a major data breach. It is thought up to 200 million accounts are affected.

Android users to receive notifications when new devices added to account

Android users will receive push notifications on their smartphone, alerting them to a new device being added to their account, Google has announced.

Barclays launches voice recognition technology for telephone banking

When it comes to telephone banking, Barclays is looking to lead the way by enabling voice recognition technology for all of its customers.

Security professionals ‘extremely concerned’ by cybercrime threat

Security professionals are more concerned than ever by the threat of cybercrime, according to new poll.

ISF publishes major update to its information security guide

The Information Security Forum (ISF) has published a major update to its Standard of Good Practice for Information Security.

Cyberattacks affect ‘nearly every single company’

Around eight in every 10 cybersecurity executives admit their company has been compromised by a cyberattack in the past 24 months.

Cicis restaurant chain experiences data breach

Restaurant chain Cicis has released a statement informing customers of a data breach experienced in some of its restaurants across the US.

Library of Congress experiences DDoS attack

The Library of Congress in the US has experienced a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, it revealed via social media. Also affected was the US Copyright Office.

Passwords not compromised by Ubuntu Forums data breach

A major data breach on the Ubuntu Forums has not compromised the passwords of its affected users. Usernames, emails addresses and IPs have been exposed.

A smarter approach to password security ‘needed’

A smarter approach to password security is needed to help prevent cybercriminals from easily accessing our accounts and stealing personal information.

‘Ruthless’ cybercriminals pose a major threat to organizations

Organizations need to better understand how “ruthless and efficient” cybercriminals are, according to a new report from BT and KPMG.

Chicago man pleads guilty in celebrity iCloud data breach

A 28 year-old Chicago man has pleaded guilty to using phishing scams to illegally access more than 300 iCloud and Gmail accounts, around 30 of which belonged to celebrities.

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