Data Breach

Sony hack not an anomaly: CyberArk on what’s expected in 2015
The ‘Sony hack’ is not an anomaly, in that the company is being called out for poor security for behaviour that is actually very common across enterprises, according to network security specialist CyberArk.
Sony Pictures hack the ‘perfect APT story,’ says ESET
The Sony Pictures Entertainment hack was an incident that one could only be described as the 'perfect Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) story,' according to Juraj Malcho, the chief research officer for ESET.
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.
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