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Protect your identity from fraudster with AI-powered Identity Guard

  • Uzair Amir
  • Published date: 2020-01-18 16:00:22

By Uzair Amir Identity Guard is a comprehensive program that offers you not only identity protection but... This is a post from HackRead.com Read the original post: Protect your identity from fraudster with AI-powered Identity Guard

The rise of the internet has provided everyone with access to information that was once thought impossible before. What was difficult to comprehend in the past has now become a reality. Today, we are able to receive and transmit information much faster. Howe… [+5021 chars]

Currys-PC World fined £500,000 over cyber attack that compromised 14 million people's personal information

  • None
  • Published date: 2020-01-10 11:37:00

In 2020, Computing and CRN will once again be hosting a festival with content that doesn't shy away from the harsh realities of being a woman within the tech industry. This year will focus on empowerment, development, management, and even the taboo of managin…

DSG Retail, the electrical retailer behind Currys, PC World and Dixons, has been fined £500,000 by the ICO over a pre-GDPR cyber attack that compromised 5,390 cash tills. The attack commenced in July 2017 and was only discovered in April 2018. In total, deta… [+1748 chars]

Dixons Carphone Receives Maximum Fine for Major Breach

  • Phil Muncaster
  • Published date: 2020-01-10 10:01:00

Incident affected 14 million customers between 2017-18

A major UK high street retailer has been fined the maximum amount under the pre-GDPR data protection regime for deficiencies which led to a breach affecting 14 million customers. Privacy regulator the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) fined DSG Retail … [+1804 chars]

UK: DSG Retail Ltd fined £500,000 for failing to secure information of at least 14 million people

  • Dissent
  • Published date: 2020-01-09 18:44:04

From the Information Commissioner’s Office, this release: The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined DSG Retail Limited (DSG)...

The Information Commissioners Office (ICO) has fined DSG Retail Limited (DSG) £500,000 after a point of sale computer system was compromised as a result of a cyber-attack, affecting at least 14 million people. An ICO investigation found that an attacker inst… [+2295 chars]

FBI announces $5 million bounty for information on Russian hackers behind Dridex attacks

  • Filip Truta
  • Published date: 2019-12-06 14:49:53

The U.S. Department of Justice has announced that the State Department, in partnership with the FBI, have set a reward of up to $5 million for information that can lead to the arrest and conviction of two Russian hackers. Maksim V. Yakubets, 32, and Igor Tura…

The U.S. Department of Justice has announced that the State Department, in partnership with the FBI, have set a reward of up to $5 million for information that can lead to the arrest and conviction of two Russian hackers. Maksim V. Yakubets, 32, and Igor Tur… [+1928 chars]

Financial Theft

  • Martin Beltov
  • Published date: 2019-12-06 14:01:00

Over the years there have been constant attacks with various malware, one of the main culprits appears to be a Russian hacking group called Evil Corp. The are reported to have hijacked more than $100 million in various campaigns focusing. by A new security re…

A massive campaign against South Korean users, associated with a Trojan known as BlackMoon has been boosted, reports indicate. Fortinet security experts indicate that the BlackMoon menace discovered initially in 2014, is back with a new campaign. It has alrea… [+2 chars]

Russian National Charged with Decade-Long Series of Hacking and Bank Fraud Offenses Resulting in Tens of Millions in Losses and Second Russian National Charged with Involvement in Deployment of Bugat Malware

  • None
  • Published date: 2019-12-05 20:20:00

The United States of America, through its Departments of Justice and State, and the United Kingdom, through its National Crime Agency (NCA), today announced the unsealing of criminal charges in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Lincoln, Nebraska, against Maksim V…

The United States of America, through its Departments of Justice and State, and the United Kingdom, through its National Crime Agency (NCA), today announced the unsealing of criminal charges in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Lincoln, Nebraska, against Maksim V… [+12663 chars]

Supply Chain Account Takeover: How Criminals Exploit Third-Party Access

  • Pat Cooper
  • Published date: 2019-12-03 14:00:59

It’s important for businesses of all sizes to not only view their suppliers’ attack surface as their own but also extend some of their security protections.

Its important for businesses of all sizes to not only view their suppliers attack surface as their own but also extend some of their security protections.Empower Your Suppliers Against Attack The average business shares data with a complex network of third p… [+6034 chars]

Thousands of businesses vulnerable to ‘severe’ Oracle EBS flaws

  • None
  • Published date: 2019-11-25 13:41:00

. Posted on Author Cyber Security Review Security researchers at Onapsis have discovered a number of ‘severe’ vulnerabilities in Oracle’s E-Business Suite (EBS) that could leave more than 21,000 organisations at risk of financial theft and fraud. Oracle EBS h…

Security researchers at Onapsis have discovered a number of ‘severe’ vulnerabilities in Oracle’s E-Business Suite (EBS) that could leave more than 21,000 organisations at risk of financial theft and fraud. Oracle EBS has become a critical set of products tha… [+387 chars]

North Korea masters sanctions evasion as Kim's deadline nears

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  • Published date: 2019-11-16 18:08:24

North Korea is poking holes through a global web of sanctions and generating enough cash to keep its nuclear weapons program moving along as a year-end deadline Kim Jong Un set to reach a deal with the U.S. approaches – with little progress in sight.

North Korea is poking holes through a global web of sanctions and generating enough cash to keep its nuclear weapons program moving along as a year-end deadline Kim Jong Un set to reach a deal with the U.S. approaches with little progress in sight. Instead o… [+6777 chars]

North Korea Masters Sanctions Evasion as Kim’s Deadline Nears

  • David Wainer
  • Published date: 2019-11-15 05:01:00

(Bloomberg) -- North Korea is poking holes through a global web of sanctions and generating enough cash to keep its nuclear weapons program moving along as a year-end deadline Kim Jong Un set to reach a deal with the U.S. approaches -- with little progress in…

(Bloomberg) -- North Korea is poking holes through a global web of sanctions and generating enough cash to keep its nuclear weapons program moving along as a year-end deadline Kim Jong Un set to reach a deal with the U.S. approaches -- with little progress in… [+6527 chars]

North Korea Masters Sanctions Evasion as Kim’s Deadline Nears

  • None
  • Published date: 2019-11-15 05:01:00

(Bloomberg) -- North Korea is poking holes through a global web of sanctions and generating enough cash to keep its nuclear weapons program moving along as a year-end deadline Kim Jong Un set to reach a deal with the U.S. approaches -- with little progress in…

(Bloomberg) -- North Korea is poking holes through a global web of sanctions and generating enough cash to keep its nuclear weapons program moving along as a year-end deadline Kim Jong Un set to reach a deal with the U.S. approaches -- with little progress in… [+6527 chars]

The Government Protects Our Food and Cars. Why Not Our Data?

  • None
  • Published date: 2019-11-02 21:49:00

After Apple discovered in June that certain MacBook laptops could overheat, posing a fire hazard, the Consumer Product Safety Commission quickly issued a warning, along with information and smoke inhalation. But after Apple learned that its FaceTime video cha…

In that treatise, Professor Warren argued that novel financial products had far outpaced consumer protections, making it easy for unscrupulous lenders to prey on vulnerable Americans. Four years later, Congress established the Consumer Financial Protection Bu… [+2246 chars]

MITRE ATT&CK: Man-in-the-browser

  • Greg Belding
  • Published date: 2019-10-31 13:01:00

Introduction Web browsing is a well-known cause of exposure to a variety of nasty pieces of malware and related maladies for web surfers. This is especially true if they are using pre-infected or... Go on to the site to read the full article The post MITRE AT…

Introduction Web browsing is a well-known cause of exposure to a variety of nasty pieces of malware and related maladies for web surfers. This is especially true if they are using pre-infected or otherwise compromised systems.  One lesser-known but dangerou… [+1680 chars]

Firm spots 17 malware apps have now been removed from the App Store

  • Oliver Haslam
  • Published date: 2019-10-25 11:47:50

What you need to know 17 apps have been removed from the App Store. The iPhone apps were found to contain malware. The apps covered a wide range of categories. Some BMI calculators, video compressors, and restaurant locators carried the malware. Apple has con…

Even though no data or financial theft took place, users would have been impacted by the trojan. People with these apps installed might have noticed their iPhone battery draining more quickly than usual. Or it might simply have performed more slowly than expe… [+305 chars]

Illegal Data Center Hidden in Former NATO Bunker

  • Bruce Schneier
  • Published date: 2019-10-09 11:34:19

Interesting: German investigators said Friday they have shut down a data processing center installed in a former NATO bunker that hosted sites dealing in drugs and other illegal activities. Seven people were arrested. [...] Thirteen people aged 20 to 59 are u…

Interesting : German investigators said Friday they have shut down a data processing center installed in a former NATO bunker that hosted sites dealing in drugs and other illegal activities. Seven people were arrested. [...] Thirteen people aged 20 to 59 are … [+1185 chars]