Category: Data loss

Data loss, Network security, Threats & Malware

5G subscriptions to reach 1.9 billion in 2024, critical IoT connections on the rise

June 14, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Rapid early momentum and enthusiasm for 5G has led Ericsson to forecast an extra 400 million enhanced mobile broadband subscriptions globally by the end of 2024. The June 2019 edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report forecasts 1.9 billion 5G subscriptions […]

Data loss, Malware, Mobile, Privacy protection, Threats & Malware

Companies face regulatory fines and cybersecurity threats, still fail to protect sensitive data

April 30, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

22% of a company’s folders are accessible, on average, to every employee, according to the new report from the Varonis Data Lab, which analyzed more than 54 billion files. The report shines a light on security issues that put organizations […]

Data loss, Network security, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

42% of used drives sold on eBay hold sensitive data, researchers find

April 30, 2019

Via: Hot for Security

Selling your old hard drive on eBay may sound like a good way to squeeze a few extra bucks from unused hardware, but not if you don’t erase the data properly. A combined team of data recovery experts from Blanco […]

Data loss, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Qualcomm chips leak crypto data from secure execution environment

April 25, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

A vulnerability in Qualcomm chips could be exploited by attackers to retrieve encryption keys and sensitive information from the chipsets’ secure execution environment, NCC Group researchers have found. Qualcomm chips vulnerability The security of Trusted Execution Environments (TEEs) such as […]

Data loss, Network security

Is your company leaking sensitive data via its Box account?

March 12, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Companies that use Box for sharing files and folders inside and outside the company are inadvertently leaving sensitive corporate and customer data exposed, cybersecurity firm Adversis warns. Their own research discovered much non-sensitive data but also database dumps of customer […]

Data loss, Threats & Malware

Have we reached peak privacy? How good IAM and privacy can coexist

February 11, 2019

Via: CSO Online

Data privacy has made big headlines in the last 12 months. Wherever we look there is an article about a data breach, a data protection regulation update, or a colleague talking about data privacy. It may have all become too […]

Data loss, Network security

Neiman Marcus to Pay $1.5 Million in Settlement with 43 States for Data Breach

January 11, 2019

Via: Hot for Security

Neiman Marcus, the Dallas-based chain of luxury department stores, has agreed to pay $1.5 million in compensation to the 43 states affected by a 2013 data breach, announced Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Tuesday. This sum is significantly lower […]

Data loss, Threats & Malware

Social Security numbers exposed on US government transparency site

September 6, 2018

Via: Naked Security

The US government exposed dozens of people’s personal details, including social security numbers, due to an online mishap on a public transparency portal, it emerged this week., a site that centrally administers freedom of information act requests, had been […]

Data loss, Threats & Malware

Protecting Sensitive Data: What a Breach Means to Your Business

August 29, 2018

Via: Radware Blog

Data breaches have made big headlines in recent years, from Target to Equifax to Hudson’s Bay Co’s Saks and Lord & Taylor. But the growing trend is actually in all the litigation stemming from data breaches. International law firm Bryan […]

Data loss, Threats & Malware

Dixons Carphone Data Breach discovered in June affected 10 Million customers

July 31, 2018

Via: Security Affairs

Dixons Carphone, one of the largest European consumer electronics and telecommunication retailers, suffered a major data breach in 2017, but new data related to the incident have been shared. The situation was worse than initially thought, the company announced on […]