A 17-year-old student in America has been arrested and charged with illegally accessing government computers, months after the data breach took place.
Highlights from the past seven days in information security include encryption insights, Android updates, Facebook at 12 and a data breach at UCF in the US.
The fast food chain Wendy’s may have been the victim of a data breach, the security expert Brian Krebs has revealed. Unusual activity has been reported.
A new study has found that UK businesses, in comparison to their international counterparts, are slow to respond to unusual activity on their networks.
Over 10 million users now known to have been affected by VTech data breach, the specialist electronic toys and technology company has revealed.
VTech announced that its Learning Lodge website was attacked by cybercriminals, affecting up to five million customers.
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.