Category Archives: Big Data

Okta comes under scrutiny for withholding Lapsus$ hack in January

Identity management company Okta have gotten themselves in hot water for not making customers and the public aware of a historic breach that has come back to haunt them, following announcements by hacker group Lapsus$.

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New techniques using long-term botnet Qakbot can hijack email threads mid-stream

After more than a decade of Qakbot seeing myriad evolutions, its latest iteration is being used to interject malicious emails midway through your email conversation chain.

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HubSpot data breach targeted cryptocurrency clients

Cryptocurrency investors are quickly becoming a popular target for data breaches. In HubSpot’s March 2022 breach, the personal contact information of crypto firm customers was extracted from almost 30 of its clients.

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Red cross targeted by sophisticated cyberattack

Over 515,000 people have had their personal information stolen after a hack targeting ICRC servers for a family reunification program.

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Incident response: Critical security for the digital age

As the number of data breaches rises each year, organizations must re-evaluate their incident response strategies.

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Morgan Stanley fined $60 million in data breach lawsuit

Morgan Stanley recently agreed to pay $60 million in fines following two separate data breach incidents.

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IoT devices and routers at risk due to BotenaGo malware

A new malware variant, BotenaGo, could potentially impact millions of IoT devices and routers after its authors published the source code online.

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2021 was a record-setting year for data breaches; what’s next?

The ITRC recently released its annual data breach report, covering dramatic trends in cybersecurity. Here’s what you need to know for 2022.

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Kronos hit by ransomware, crippling its HR services

Kronos, a massive HR management platform, was recently hit by a ransomware attack, leading to data theft and payroll delays for thousands.

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Data breaches: what are the causes and consequences?

To help your organization improve its cybersecurity, we go over the main causes and risks of data breaches.

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