Data security breaches
- February 21, 2018
Cloud security vendor RedLock discovered threat actors had gained access to several enterprise cloud environments, including Tesla's, and used them for cryptojacking schemes.
- February 14, 2018
The Equifax breach compromised even more consumer data, including tax identification numbers, than originally reported. But the credit rating agency didn't disclose the update.
- January 12, 2018
News roundup: The hacking group called Fancy Bears claims to have hacked the Olympics again. Plus, a former NSA contractor pleads guilty to stealing government data, and more.
- January 05, 2018
News roundup: A DHS data breach exposed PII of 250,000 federal employees, as well as investigative data from 2002 to 2014. Plus, a new bill aims to nix paperless voting, and more.
- December 28, 2017
Data breach fatigue should be put on hold after the Equifax data breach and Uber hack taught us painful lessons about enterprise security shortcomings.
- December 22, 2017
News roundup: Cryptocurrency exchanges are folding because of targeted cyberattacks. Plus, five hackers were arrested in connection with international ransomware attacks, and more.
- December 15, 2017
News roundup: Data breach information is kept from customers 50% of the time, according to a report. Plus, the FBI director continues to preach against encryption, and more.
- December 12, 2017
A massive repository containing more than 1.4 billion stolen credentials was found on the dark web with special features for malicious actors.
- December 08, 2017
News roundup: The man responsible for the 2016 Uber data breach is a 20-year-old from Florida. Plus, Ethiopia reportedly targeted dissidents with Israeli spyware, and more.
- December 07, 2017
In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss the rise of accidental data breaches following a series of enterprise exposures of user data online.
- December 01, 2017
Democratic senators have proposed data breach legislation that could lead to jail time for some executives who conceal breaches and fail to disclose them to consumers.
- November 30, 2017
In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss the Uber data breach, which was concealed by company officials, and the ethics of data breach disclosure.
- November 22, 2017
The Uber data breach episode is another black eye for the ride sharing company, but the cover up raises troubling implications for the infosec community.
- November 10, 2017
News roundup: Following the massive Equifax breach, the CEO said he doesn't know if customer data is encrypted or not. Plus, flaws were found in IEEE's P1735 standard, and more.
- October 20, 2017
The Kaspersky controversy continued this week as the antivirus company responded to several explosive news stories about its relationship with the Russian government.