The Hardest Part of a Major Security Breach? Disclosing It

The Equifax breach last month was made worse by the fact that it took the company more than a month to disclose it to the public. Your organization, if it ever runs into an issue like this, will need to be faster—in part because of law changes globally. Full story

PornHub security breach: Are YOU at risk after virus attack exposes users?

The popular site has been attacked with malicious adverts that direct users to fraudulent web pages. Security researchers have exposed a long-running hack that has caught out millions of users. Proofpoint claims that the attack was active for more than a … Full story

Remove the Network Security Breach Tech Support Scam

The Network Security Breach Tech Support Scam is a Trojan from the Trojan.Tech-Support-Scam family that displays a fake Windows update screen followed by an error message, which states that your computer was deactivated due to a network security breach. Full story

Most APAC firms have suffered breach, but security still not priority at board level

Most businesses in Asia-Pacific have experienced a security breach, but 44 percent of IT decisions makers believe cybersecurity still is not a top priority at boardroom discussions. Some 86 percent of organisations in the region had suffered a security … Full story

Extent of Yahoo security breach revealed

Four years ago web giant, Yahoo, was hacked leaving user details exposed to malicious third parties. While it was originally reported that around a billion people were impacted by the attack, the firm has now admitted that the true figure is much higher. Full story

17.5 million users of Disqus affected by a security breach

Comment hosting and management service Disqus has announced that they had suffered a major security breach in 2012 that affected 17.5 million of its users. An independent security researcher, Troy Hunt, alerted them about the breach on October 5 this year. Full story

No security breach from hidden cameras found in Collingwood, Ont., school: OPP

COLLINGWOOD, Ont. — Provincial police say they’ve found no evidence that hidden cameras in a rooms at a central Ontario high school were used for any purpose other than security. Late last year, a routine health and safety inspection discovered cameras … Full story

Sonic Offers Free Fraud Detection Following Security Breach

Fast food chain Sonic Drive-In is offering free fraud detection and identity theft protection its customers who used their credit or debit cards at their restaurants this year after a security breach last month. In a news release on its website, Oklahoma … Full story

Disqus discloses 2012 security breach

If you have a Disqus account, you might want to change your password. The online commenting platform (which powered this site’s comments up until this earlier year), announced that it suffered a security breach in 2012 and that data for about 17.5 … Full story

Over 17M affected in a massive security breach in 2012, and you're likely a part of it

Everything is digital these days, from newspapers to magazines and communications and alike. Be it an article on gun control or a celeb scandal, we tend to share our views and engage in online discussions. But little do we know about the service that … Full story