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Insider Sold 68K Customer Records to Scammers: Trend Micro

Cybersecurity and defense company Trend Micro revealed that one of its employees illegally accessed and sold personal information of around 68,000 of its customers. The...

Data Breach at California DMV Affects 3,200 Drivers’ Information

Information of thousands of drivers has been exposed in a data breach at the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) that went unnoticed for...

Canadian Territory Nunavut Suffers Ransomware Attack

The Government of Nunavut is the latest victim of a sophisticated ransomware attack. In an official statement, the Premier of Nunavut, Joe Savikataaq, stated...

Proofpoint Acquires Threat Intelligence Firm ObserveIT for US$ 225 million

Enterprise cybersecurity and compliance company, Proofpoint, recently announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ObserveIT in an all-cash deal for...

WhatsApp rolls out Biometric Security Lock for Android Devices

WhatsApp recently announced the launch of biometric authentication through fingerprint sensors on the Android platform, as an additional privacy measure. The Facebook-owned messaging app...

Domain Registrar Web.com Hacked!

Popular domain registrar Web.com and its subsidiaries Network Solutions and Register.com are the latest victims of a hacker attack that resulted in the theft...

Skip-2.0 Malware Provides “Magic Password” to Access Microsoft Servers

Security researchers discovered a Chinese hacking group “Winnti” using a new malware named “Skip-2.0” to get access to Microsoft SQL (MSSQL) Servers. It’s said...

How Facebook is Securing the 2020 U.S. Elections from Russian Meddling

Facebook stated that it is tightening its security for the 2020 U.S. elections after fresh signs of Russia meddling. The social media giant stated...

Hackers Using Steganography in WAV Audio Files to Hide Malware

Steganography, an ancient practice of hiding secret content and text messages inside non-suspicious messages, is being increasingly used by cybercriminals to attack businesses around...

Canadian Legislation Lacks Cybersecurity Awareness: Survey

Cybersecurity experts have opined the Canadian government isn’t doing enough to protect businesses and consumers from data breaches. A recent survey from Keyfactor, a provider...

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