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5 scary data breaches that shook the world

Just in time for Halloween, we look at the haunting reality of data breaches and highlight five tales that spooked not only the cyber-world

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30 October 2020

SANS Launches New CyberStart Program for All High School Students

Free program lets students solve real-world security problems - and learn about cybersecurity.
30 October 2020

NVIDIA Patches Critical Bug in High-Performance Servers

NVIDIA Patches Critical Bug in High-Performance Servers NVIDIA said a high-severity information-disclosure bug impacting its DGX A100 server line wouldn't be patched until early 2021.
29 October 2020

NVIDIA Patches Critical Bug in High-Performance Servers

NVIDIA Patches Critical Bug in High-Performance Servers NVIDIA said a high-severity information-disclosure bug impacting its DGX A100 server line wouldn't be patched until early 2021.
29 October 2020

First the Good News: Number of Breaches Down 51% Year Over Year

But the number of records put at risk experiences a massive increase. Here's why.
29 October 2020

McAfee Launches XDR, Browser Isolation, Cloud App Security Tools

New additions are built to help organizations better respond to threats and protect applications and data in the cloud.
29 October 2020

Kegtap, Singlemalt, Winekey Malware Serve Up Ransomware to Hospitals

Kegtap, Singlemalt, Winekey Malware Serve Up Ransomware to Hospitals Amid an uptick in attacks on healthcare orgs, malware families, Kegtap, Singlemalt and Winekey are being used to deliver the Ryuk ransomware to already strained systems.
29 October 2020

University Email Hijacking Attacks Push Phishing, Malware

University Email Hijacking Attacks Push Phishing, Malware Attackers are compromising email accounts from popular universities, including Purdue and Oxford, to launch attacks that get around DMARC and SPF.
29 October 2020

REvil Gang Promises a Big Video-Game Hit; Claims Massive Revenue

REvil Gang Promises a Big Video-Game Hit; Claims Massive Revenue In a wide-ranging interview, a REvil leader said the gang is earning $100 million per year, and provided insights into the life of a cybercriminal.
29 October 2020

Hackers Make Off With Millions From Wisconsin Republicans

According to the Wisconsin Republican Party, thieves used altered invoices to make off with $2.3 million in election funds.
29 October 2020

Ransomware Wave Targets US Hospitals: What We Know So Far

A joint advisory from the CSIA, FBI, and HHS warns of an "increased and imminent" threat to US hospitals and healthcare providers.
29 October 2020

How Healthcare Organizations Can Combat Ransomware

The days of healthcare organizations relying solely on endpoint security software to stop attacks are over. Here are six ways that healthcare providers can fight the ever-present threat.
29 October 2020

Why Defense, Not Offense, Will Determine Global Cyber Powers

Why Defense, Not Offense, Will Determine Global Cyber Powers Darktrace director of strategic threat Marcus Fowlers explains what to expect from nation-state attackers in the months to come -- and why kindergarten classes are a good model for solid cybersecurity.
29 October 2020

Over 100,000 machines remain vulnerable to SMBGhost exploitation

The patch for the critical flaw that allows malware to spread across machines without any user interaction was released months ago

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29 October 2020

Cybercriminals Aim BEC Attacks at Education Industry

Cybercriminals Aim BEC Attacks at Education Industry Heightened vulnerability comes at a time when the sector has been focusing on setting up a remote workforce and online learning amid the pandemic.
29 October 2020

Analysis: Forcepoint Can Still Succeed, but It Needs Committed Ownership

Raytheon intends to sell Forcepoint to PE firm Francisco Partners. Despite a solid product portfolio and bold strategy, Forcepoint's future is now even more uncertain.
29 October 2020

Home Depot Confirms Data Breach in Order Confirmation SNAFU

Home Depot Confirms Data Breach in Order Confirmation SNAFU Hundreds of emailed order confirmations for random strangers were sent to Canadian customers, each containing personal information.
29 October 2020

Oracle WebLogic Server RCE Flaw Under Active Attack

Oracle WebLogic Server RCE Flaw Under Active Attack The flaw in the console component of the WebLogic Server, CVE-2020-14882, is under active attack, researchers warn.
29 October 2020

'Act of War' Clause Could Nix Cyber Insurance Payouts

The indictment of six members of the Russian military for the NotPetya ransomware attack places companies on notice that insurance "is not a get-out-of-jail-free card."
29 October 2020

Is Your Encryption Ready for Quantum Threats?

Answers to these five questions will help security teams defend against attackers in the post-quantum computing era.
29 October 2020