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By Warwick Ashford Sep 26, 2016

Yahoo sued over data breach

Yahoo is facing a class action lawsuit that alleges that the internet firm showed a reckless disregard for the security of its users that resulted in a breach affecting half a billion accounts Continue Reading


By Warwick Ashford Sep 01, 2016

Lessons from the Dropbox breach

Dropbox is the latest major company to confirm a data breach, albeit four years old, but – as with all recent data breaches by cloud-based services – it highlights some key security lessons Continue Reading


By Kevin Beaver ,George Crump ,Warwick Ashford Get Started Sep 16, 2016

How to prevent ransomware or recover from a ransomware breach

Ransomware, the latest malware threat with which information security professionals must grapple, is spreading, according to many authorities. This TechGuide explores the nature of the threat and the latest ... Continue Reading


By Warwick Ashford Sep 27, 2016

Yahoo breach underlines need for Security Serious Week

The recently disclosed Yahoo data breach shows that no business is immune, underlining the need to raise awareness and improve practices, say the organisers of Security Serious Week Continue Reading


By Warwick Ashford Jul 26, 2016

O2 denies data breach

Cyber criminals have accessed some O2 customer accounts to steal personal details and offer them for sale, but O2 says it was not breached and password re-use is to blame Continue Reading


By Michael Heller News Sep 23, 2016

Yahoo breach leaves 500 million accounts compromised

Yahoo confirmed it was the victim of one of the largest mega breaches in history two years ago when information on at least 500 million user accounts was stolen. Continue Reading


By Maribel Lopez Manage Sep 13, 2016

Four ways to defend against a mobile security breach

No company is safe from potential data leaks and breaches. To combat the biggest mobile security challenges, IT needs a four-pronged line of defense. Continue Reading


By Peter Loshin News Sep 08, 2016

Dropbox breach may be fueling phishing campaigns

Phishing campaigns appear to be gearing up as email addresses and hashed passwords for more than 68 million Dropbox accounts circulate on dark web sites. Continue Reading


By Peter Loshin News Sep 01, 2016

Dropbox passwords breach exposed 68 million users

Confirming that 68 million Dropbox passwords were exposed in 2012, the cloud provider continued to urge users to update their credentials and enable two-factor authentication. Continue Reading


By Warwick Ashford Aug 31, 2016

Cyber security breaches reported to ICO double in a year

An increase in cyber security incidents reported to the Information Commissioner’s Office is further evidence of the need to shift to automated, artificial intelligence-led defences, says Huntsman Security Continue Reading