The Home Depot reached a $17.5 million settlement of a multistate lawsuit stemming from a 2014 data breach that compromised the payment card data of 40 million customers. The company will also implement new security procedures as part of the agreement.
The gang operating Trickbot is continuing its activities despite recent takedown efforts, rolling out two updates that make the malware more difficult to kill, according to the security firm Bitdefender.
Cybersecurity leaders are not immune to the forces of digital transformation. In fact, Nicolas Casimir, CISO EMEA with Zscaler, says the role is forever changed by the business and technologies evolutions we have seen in 2020.
The Telecommunications Security Bill introduced by the British government aims to set enforceable, minimum security standards for the nation's telecommunications providers, backed by penalties, including for any company that opted to use equipment from high-risk providers such as China's Huawei.
For at least a month, Instagram leaked the email addresses of minors, which occurred as Ireland's Data Protection Commission probed whether its parent company, Facebook, failed to protect children's personal data. Facebook has fixed the issue. But how carefully is the company protecting personal data?
A Chinese advanced persistent threat group has recently begun ramping up its activities with a new phishing campaign leveraging updated malware that's targeting diplomatic missions around the world to collect data and monitor communications, according to Proofpoint.
Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Rep. Lauren Underwood, D-Ill., have introduced a bill designed to patch loopholes in the Federal Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2015 that they say allow federal agencies to easily avoid implementing required cybersecurity procedures.
Ransomware continues to pummel many types of organizations, recently including South Korea's E-Land retail group, French newspaper Paris-Normandie and a Georgia county school system. A ransomware hit against hosting giant Managed.com has resulted in ongoing site outages for numerous others.
Last week, fraudsters targeted two cryptocurrency platforms by accessing domains managed by GoDaddy, according to notices published by the victimized firms. The domain register company previously has had issues with unauthorized access.
In the wake of the pandemic and the accelerated opening of digital accounts, fraudsters have changed their game to take advantage of financial institutions. But Kimberly White of LexisNexis Risk Solutions has new strategies and tools to help give institutions a fraud-fighting edge.
Today's networks are transforming digitally before our eyes. Organizations across the globe are either cloud-first or cloud-next, and are moving their workforce, workplace, and workloads to cloud service applications and infrastructure.