UK Automobile Association changed its response to a reported data breach of its online accessories store which saw some customers’ personal information and partial credit card data exposed and admitted that it was wrong. Some payment card information was exposed, as well as other personal information and “encrypted” passwords.
VIENNA (Reuters) – The head of Austrian aerospace parts maker FACC has been fired after the company was hit by a cyber fraud that cost it 42 million euros ($47 million).
The firm’s supervisory board decided at a 14-hour meeting on Tuesday to dismiss CEO Walter Stephan with “immediate effect”.
In this special “splinter” episode of the “Smashing Security” podcast, regular hosts Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault are joined by special guest Kevin Gorsline to discuss the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and what it means to your business even if you’re not based in Europe.
Sophos, believe you can never have enough encryption. Simply put, encryption is the best way to protect information from loss or theft, the last line of defense against cyberattacks and accidental data exposure.
The total average cost of a data breach is now $3.8 million, up from $3.5 million a year ago, according to a study by data security research organization Ponemon Institute, paid for by International Business Machines Corp.
After updating your password for the umpteenth time, have you resorted to using one you know you’ll remember because you’ve used it before? This might be the result of “security fatigue.”