• DHS Releases Analysis of ELECTRICFISH Malware

    DHS Releases Analysis of ELECTRICFISH MalwareIn an attempt to reduce exposure and enable network security, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in collaboration with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has released a report analyzing a North Korean traffic tunneling tool named ELECTRICFISH.The DHS and FBI have identified a malware variant used by the North Korean government, yet another indication of the continued threat from nation-state actors, particularly the malicious cyber activ
  • Photo App Develops Tool with User Images

    Photo App Develops Tool with User ImagesPhoto storage app Ever failed to get consent from users who uploaded millions of images to the service before it adopted the images as tools to train a commercial facial recognition system, according to NBC News.Without disclosing their use of the images to users of the app, Ever also reportedly offered to sell that facial recognition technology to private companies, law enforcement and the military.“What began in 2013 as another cloud storage a
  • Top Russian Hacking Group Breaches Three AV Companies

    Top Russian Hacking Group Breaches Three AV CompaniesA report published today by Advanced Intelligence revealed that three US-based antivirus software vendors have been breached, and a high-profile collective of Russian hackers is claiming responsibility.Using a credential-stuffing botnet, the known international cybercrime group has reportedly stolen more than 30 terabytes of data from the networks of three U.S.-based antivirus firms. Advanced Intelligence research disclosed that &ldq
  • Only 0.25% of Reported Data Breaches Have Led to Fines Under GDPR

    Only 0.25% of Reported Data Breaches Have Led to Fines Under GDPRNew data has discovered that a minute percentage of data breaches closed by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) since the GDPR came into force have resulted in monetary punishments.According to research from personal data security platform Digi.me, of 11,468 self-reported data breach cases handled by the ICO between May 25 2018 and the end of March 2019, just 29 GDPR penalties were handed out – a percentage of 0
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  • Only 0.25% of Reported Data Breaches Have Led to Fines Since GDPR

    Only 0.25% of Reported Data Breaches Have Led to Fines Since GDPRNew data has discovered that a minute percentage of data breaches closed by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) since the GDPR came into force have resulted in monetary punishments.According to research from personal data security platform Digi.me, of 11,468 self-reported data breach cases handled by the ICO between May 25 2018 and the end of March 2019, just 29 penalties were handed out – a percentage of 0.25%&

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