Tag - Data breaches and hacks

Cyber Attacks In The UK

Cyber Attacks in the UK – England and Wales Are At Risk

A huge wave of cybercrime has stormed England and Wales, putting businesses and laypeople at risk. As reported by the Office for National Statistics, there were over five million cases of hacker attacks registered in just one year across the victimized countries.Considering the 8% rise in cyber criminality, protecting private data from attackers, especially when it comes to businesses, becomes problematic. Radware, one of [...]

Yahoo data breach

Yahoo’s Second Data Breach

After one of the biggest cybersecurity breaches in history, it is reported that Yahoo hack is even worse than originally believed. According to the estimates, nearly 1 billion Yahoo accounts were breached, compared to last year’s 500 million breached accounts report.What hackers can do with your Yahoo credentials Hackers who stole the information from Yahoo servers now have your name, password, answers to your security [...]

Gooligan

What is Gooligan and How to Identify if Your Smartphone Is Infected

A recently reported malware continues to breach 13k new Android devices each day; the malware known as Gooligan that specializes in hacking smartphones running old Android versions. Gooligan spreads itself by sending text messages with a link to infected apps hosted on 3rd party app stores that can look like a message from someone you know encouraging you to try a “new and amazing” [...]

Yahoo is hacked – what does it mean for each of us?

The recently announced 500 million Yahoo accounts hack is the biggest data breach yet seen. This incident led to compromising email addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth and answers to security questions, which is more than enough for an identity theft or compromising accounts on other online services.Yahoo said in a statement: "Online intrusions and thefts by state-sponsored actors have become increasingly common across [...]

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Akruto Responds to Office of Personnel Management Hacking

With more than 21 million individuals having their personal information stolen from OPM’s computers, the hacking offers a harsh reminder for everyone to take steps to protect their personal information. Akruto CEO discusses how using the right tools can help limit personal information from being made public.FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Akruto, Inc. Press ReleaseNewton, Mass. – July 17, 2015 – The New York Times reports the [...]