Identity Theft and Data Security Breaches News
November 21, 2016
In its first move following the Blue Coat Systems merger, Symantec agreed to acquire identity protection firm LifeLock for $2.3 billion to bolster its consumer security business.
November 11, 2016
Adobe agreed to pay several states a total of $1 million and agreed to new compliance measures as part of a settlement over the company's 2013 data breach.
September 12, 2016
Cloud POS provider Lightspeed reports a 'security incident,' reminds customers to change passwords and developers to implement OAuth 2.0 for improved authentication.
August 15, 2016
Following an embarrassing data breach, the Democratic National Committee has formed a cybersecurity advisory board, but experts have questioned the pedigree of board members.
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A memory dump attack is the capture and use of RAM content that was written to a storage drive during an unrecoverable error, which was typically triggered by the attacker. Continue Reading
The CISO (chief information security officer) is a senior-level executive responsible for developing and implementing an information security program, which includes procedures and policies designed to protect enterprise communications, systems and ... Continue Reading
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The Keydnap malware has the ability to steal passwords stored in the Keychain Access app on Mac systems. Expert Nick Lewis explains how to mitigate this issue. Continue Reading
Barclays now uses a biometric authentication system for phone banking customers, where 'voice prints' can replace passwords. Expert Michael Cobb explains the security risks. Continue Reading
In this Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss new information on the Yahoo data breach, including how counterfeit cookies may have been used by attackers. Continue Reading
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Cyberattacks have become an all-too-common occurrence. Health IT experts offer advice on how to detect, prevent and recover from cyberattacks using the most effective technologies. Continue Reading
With the large number of password breaches happening, enterprises should look into new methods of protecting their resources. Expert Nick Lewis explains how to reduce user risk. Continue Reading
Every enterprise has cybersecurity blind spots that it fails to recognize and address. Sean Martin explains what they are and how they create more CISO challenges. Continue Reading
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Researchers found that facial recognition systems can be bypassed with 3D models. Expert Nick Lewis explains how these spoofing attacks work and what can be done to prevent them. Continue Reading
In this episode of SearchSecurity's Risk & Repeat podcast, the editors discuss the second major Yahoo data breach and what it means for both the company and its users. Continue Reading
Malicious or criminal attacks take a longer time to identify and contain, research shows, leading to a higher cost per breach. We look at the numbers. Continue Reading