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Snapchat Phishing Scam: 55,000 users Compromised

More than 55,000 Snapchat users had their login details exposed online thanks to a clever phishing scam. Read Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Sun Read More »

Turla Targets Post Soviet States

Russian linked hackers Turla have been targeting consulates in post- Soviet states by using a new tool which uses malware to steal sensitive information, according to recent ESET research. View Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: IB Times Read More »

Data Protection Bill Amended to Protect Security Researchers

The Government is to amend the data protection bill, in order to protect researchers who work to uncover cyber criminals, after fears were raised that the bill would accidentally criminalize legitimate research. View Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Guardian Read More »

Hackers adopt ‘school of fish’ approach as they sharpen focus on mid-sized businesses

Rudimentary attacks, like information gathering, reputation blocks, fraud, and brute force attacks, increased by 71% from 2016-2017, according to new data released by eSentire, Inc., the largest pure-play Managed Detection and Response (MDR) provider. The data represents a total volume rise in detected events from 15 million in 2016, to 21 million last year. Reports demonstrate a marked technique shift ... Read More »

Perth Airport Hacked

A hacker has managed to break into Perth International Airports computer system and has stolen a significant amount of valuable, sensitive data. View Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: IB Times Read More »

Millions of Brit’s Unaware their Details have been Hacked

Millions of British victims are unaware that their personal details have been stolen. Read Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: Standard Read More »

20,000 Patients Compromised by Henry Ford Data Breach

Henry Ford Health System has announced this week a data breach of systems has resulted in data from 20,000 patients being compromised. Read Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: Freep Read More »

Mecklenburg County held to Ransom

Mecklenburg, North Carolina’s more populous metro areas, came to a halt as a cyberattack froze data on dozens of the countys servers. Attackers are asking for $23,000 payment. Read Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: Daily Mail Read More »

Employer is Liable for Data Breach caused by Employee

The High court has found an employer to be liable for actions by an employee, which resulted in data being leaked. Read Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: Lexology Read More »

Uber Concealed Massive Data Breach in 2016

It has been reported that Uber has concealed a massive data breach that affected 57 million customers. The breach occurred in 2016, and instead of disclosing the breach to the relevant authorities, the company paid the hackers $100,00 to delete the data. Read Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: BBC Read More »