Data Breach

Data security and the biometric single sign-on advantage
With an increasing number of data security breaches due to weak passwords and inadequate network and data encryption systems, many organisations are considering deploying biometric single sign-on solutions for secure password and identity management, writes Arifin Hussain.
The ‘breaching’ of DNA’s defences
Some unscheduled security maintenance on the DNA website because of a Drupal vulnerability had seemingly left our directory exposed, but no confidential data has been compromised. We will continue investigating the incident.
Data breaches continue to dominate threat landscape: Trend Micro
Cyberthreats, data breaches and high-risk vulnerabilities have continued to dominate the first half of 2014 as seen in Trend Micro Incorporated’s second quarter security roundup report, 'Turning the Tables on Cybercrime: Responding to Evolving Cybercrime Tactics.'
ID thieves targeting SMBs, 2FA could be the solution
For many SMBs, two-factor authentication or 2FA is a scalable and cost-effective option to protect themselves and their customers from identity and data theft, writes Lukas Raska of ESET.
NSA spying revelations, POS breaches affect corporate security strategies
Whistleblower Edward Snowden’s revelations of spying by the US National Security Agency (NSA) has also affected security strategies in the corporate world, according to a survey by cybersecurity specialist CyberArk.
Cybercriminals more patient, eyeing bigger targets: Symantec
In 2013, there was a 62% increase in the number of data breaches globally from the previous year, resulting in more than 552 million identities being exposed, according to the latest Symantec Internet Security Threat Report.
Attackers are hiding in plain sight: Palo Alto Networks
99% of all malware logs were generated by a single threat using UDP Many network administrators are unaware of what applications on their networks
eBay's denial aside, it's still Malaysian user data
eBay has denied that data claiming to be from its database breach being offered online were legitimate accounts, but the fact remains that the leaked data contains details of over 10,000 Malaysian consumers. CSM said it is investigating this, reports Gabey Goh.
eBay hack: Offer of Malaysian account details not authentic (Update 2)
Following the disclosure by online marketplace eBay this week that hackers had gained access to the personal data of customers, offers to sell the data have surfaced with a sample of 10,000 Malaysian accounts as proof, but the company denied this information was authentic.
Preventing data loss, and the health of your business
Awareness of the need for Data Loss Prevention (DLP) has been growing – the market has been growing at about 20%, but unfortunately, the number of data leaks has been growing at around the same pace too, according to InfoWatch.
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