Indications are that this breach occurred between mid-May and July 2017, and that it was discovered by Equifax on July 29. As this has potentially affected almost half of all adults in the US, you may be wondering how to identify or mitigate problems caused by this breach.
The credit reporting agency, Equifax, has revealed that they suffered a huge cyberattack that could affect up 143 million Americans.
The discovered weakness would allow hackers to remotely run code on servers that utilize the REST plugin from Apache Struts, and it is reported that all versions since 2008 are affected.
China banned the raising of funds using token-based digital currencies and deemed the practice illegal on Monday, in a move seen as an attempt to impose more regulations on the virtual market.
A hack believed to target only celebrity accounts on Instagram has also accessed millions of users’ private data.
WikiLeaks’ whistleblowing website suffered an attack from the group known as OurMine on Thursday
Google has been forced to remove almost 300 apps from its Play Store after learning that apps were being hijacked for DDoS attacks.
Huge data breach sees more than 700 million email addresses and passwords leaked publicly thanks to a misconfigured spambot, dubbed ‘Onliner’.
Security researchers at ESET have released new research today into the activities of the notorious Turla cyberespionage group.
Merciless scammers have no qualms about exploiting people's kind-hearted nature by spreading their attacks via social networks and email, linking to counterfeit charity websites designed to steal the public's payment card details.
To some extent, the security software industry relies on the idea that there is always a technological answer to a tech problem but 'always' is a big word.
Real Madrid’s official Twitter account was hacked with a post announcing the signing of rival Lionel Messi.
Malware coded synthetic genomes have caused skepticism within the scientific community, but new research might help to change that perception.
Replacement screens for cracked smartphones bought from third party vendors could leave you vulnerable to hackers, a new study has revealed.
Using smartphones at a bank might seem like the most routine habit in the world but sometimes these smartphones are being used as way to gain access to the bank's WiFi and sensitive data.
ESET researchers have discovered a new sneaky malware threat named Joao, targeting gamers worldwide.
Sony became the latest entertainment company to suffer at the fingertips of hackers after their PlayStation social media channels were temporarily hacked on Sunday evening.
Many of the components required to commit cybercrime can be bought and sold online if you know the right part of the internet in which to look.
While you might not think tennis and cybersecurity have much in common, both can be unpredictable and therefore require you to keep your eye on the ball.
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) together with the growing number of data breaches are the most pressing reasons why small and medium businesses are implementing data protection technologies – including encryption.