Get up-to-date with the latest happenings in information security with our review of the past week.
Comcast resets customer account details after it found out that information was being sold on the dark web.
TalkTalk talks numbers – revealing that “only 4%” of its users were affected by the hacking attack on its systems.
It has been revealed that TalkTalk has been subject to a “significant and sustained cyberattack”, with criminals likely to have accessed personal and banking details belonging to its customers.
Sony Pictures Entertainment says that it will pay out $8 million to its employees, over a data breach last year. The studio was attacked by cybercriminals over the release of the movie The Interview.
It has been claimed that the director of the CIA has had his personal email account breached by a teenager, with social engineering playing a part in the hack.
The regular occurrence of data breaches is pushing organizations to think more seriously about updating their risk management policies. With that in mind, we look at the top ten things you need to know about cyber insurance, which is fast becoming a business necessity.
A second Russian man has admitted that he was part of a group of cybercriminals that carried out the largest data breach in US history.
The Ashley Madison attack could be one of the most notable instances of cybercrime in 2015. Here’s a timeline of the key events.
The Impact Team have released stolen Ashley Madison data on the dark web, which includes personal information belonging to 37 million users of the website.
IRS admits that the data breach it experienced in May is far bigger than previously thought.
The Information Commissioner’s Office is “making enquiries” into a major data breach at Carphone Warehouse in the UK.
Indiana’s Attorney General has launched an investigation into a data breach at Medical Informatics Engineering, which has affected up to 4 million people.
The 37 million users of hacked infidelity site Ashley Madison are at risk of having their names and private details leaked, reports The Verge.
Barclays bank is to pay out around £500,000 in compensation to 2,000 customers whose personal data was found on a USB stick in a flat on the south coast.
The US Office of Personnel Management has admitted that the widely-publicised data breach in June was more wide-reaching than at first thought.