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Dixons Carphone data breach toll rises to 10m customers
The company admits that approximately 10 million records containing personal data may have been accessed during the 2017 breach.
01 Aug 18
The race to keep ahead of healthcare cyber threats
The healthcare industry is among the most preferred prey of cybercriminals.
30 Jul 18
Gartner analyses the SingHealth cyber attack: 'Now What?'
Gartner research director Sid Deshpande has put together a commentary to address the impact of this serious breach of personal data.
24 Jul 18
Level One Robotics breach leaves 157GB of unsecured automotive data exposed
More than 100 manufacturing companies including Tesla, Volkswagen, Toyota, and Ford have been caught up in a data breach.
24 Jul 18
Six tips for improving data security in the healthcare sector
The stakes are high, given the fact that healthcare records contain a wealth of data, of the kind that can be used to perpetrate identify fraud.
23 Jul 18
SingHealth breach hits 1.5 million patients after 'deliberate, well-planned attack'
At least 1.5 million patients who visited any SingHealth outpatient clinic or polyclinic between 1 May 2015 and 4 July 2018 may be affected.
23 Jul 18
US retail sector security spend focuses on the wrong areas, says report
“These organizations continue, year after year, to spend on the same security solutions that worked for them previously."
20 Jul 18
Mega users affected by credential stuffing attack; 15,000 affected
Users of file sharing website Mega have been tripped up in a credential stuffing attack.
19 Jul 18
Interview: Leadership in crisis management and corporate risk avoidance
Discussion with Caroline Sapriel, founder and Managing Partner of CS&A International, who is a keynote speaker at the 2018 ASIAL Security Conference.
16 Jul 18
Ticketmaster breach part of massive digital credit card skimming campaign
The campaign is executed by the threat group Magecart and affects over 800 e-commerce sites around the world.
12 Jul 18
Time capsule app TimeHop breached, 21 million users affected
The breach occurred as an access credential to TimeHop’s cloud computing environment that didn't have multifactor authentication was compromised.
10 Jul 18
Suffered a data breach? Here’s how you manage the fallout
From a communications perspective, an incident response plan should do one thing: reassure your customers that you care.
06 Jul 18
Tasmanian elector data breached via forms on Electoral Commission site
Typeform online forms have been used on the TEC website since 2015 for some of its election services.
03 Jul 18
Ticketmaster breached: here’s what seven security experts had to say
Ticketmaster has suffered a breach that affects 5% of its global customer base, here's what the experts had to say on the incident.
29 Jun 18
Z Energy’s customer fuel management database breached
Z says it believes the data accessed does not include bank details or other information that would put customer finances directly at risk.
28 Jun 18
Tesla takes ex-employee to court for hacking and sharing confidential info
Tesla has taken a former employee to court for allegedly hacking company data and handing it over to third parties.
22 Jun 18
Singapore CSA looks back at 2017's most rampant cyber threats
Last year there was a notable shift from profit-motivated attacks to attacks designed to cause disruption.
20 Jun 18
French national behind UK data breach caught in Thailand
Europol has revealed details surrounding the arrest of a 25-year-old coder who allegedly helped to extort a British organisation.
19 Jun 18
As NDB takes hold, expect to see more breach reports come to light
In light of Australia’s NDB legislation, one Australian technology integrator says we can expect to see many reports surfacing over the coming years.
14 Jun 18
Optics firm hit with biggest data breach fine in French history
The CNIL has fined a French optics firm €250,000 - the biggest fine ever dealt to a French company.
13 Jun 18
How to effectively address security challenges in a digital healthcare world
It’s important for healthcare firms to maintain organisation-wide security that is both up-to-date and automated, says Wavelink.
23 May 18
Chinese threat actor linked to leak of more than 200 million Japanese PII datasets
Leaked personal information includes names, credentials, email addresses, dates of birth, phone numbers, and home addresses.
21 May 18
Germany infiltrated by Russian group that crippled Ukraine’s power
The power grid in modern countries may not be as secure as you think, as reports have emerged revealing hackers have breached Germany's supply.
09 May 18
Singapore organizations caught in 'patching paradox'
Singapore organizations say they don’t have the resources to keep up with the volume of patches required to remediate software flaws.
08 May 18