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Tag: IT Security and Data Protection

60,000 Android devices hit by battery-saving app attack

60,000 Android devices hit by battery-saving app attack

Computer security experts have discovered an unusual attack targeting users of Android devices. The post 60,000 Android devices hit by battery-saving app attack appeared first on The State of Security ...

Infosecurity Europe Survey: Security Professionals Gearing up for Rise in Nation-State Attacks

In the midst of some of the most interesting times in geopolitical history, Tripwire wanted to see how the infosec community is currently feeling about nation-state attacks. It thus decided to conduct ...

South Korean Cryptocurrency Exchange Loses $32M in Heist

A South Korean cryptocurrency exchange suffered a heist in which thieves made off with approximately $32 million in stolen assets. On 20 June, Bithumb disclosed the hack in a statement published to ...
Banco de Chile Says Virus Infiltrated Its Computer Systems, Stole $10M

Banco de Chile Says Virus Infiltrated Its Computer Systems, Stole $10M

Chilean bank and financial services company Banco de Chile said that a virus infiltrated its computer systems and stole $10 million. On 9 June, Banco de Chile’s general manager Eduardo Ebensperger provided ...

5 Mobile Enterprise Data Concerns to Prepare for Now

Mobile platforms and the internet have brought about massive potential and real value to many companies. This evolution has made mobile enterprise systems an essential business function, becoming a top priority for ...
Ransomware Attackers Demand £120,000 from Dorset Business

Ransomware Attackers Demand £120,000 from Dorset Business

Attackers demanded £120,000 from a Dorset business after infecting the company’s computer systems with crypto-ransomware. According to the Bournemouth Daily Echo, ransomware actors targeted an engineering firm located in Dorset, a county ...

Apple confirms it’s closing security loophole that police were using to crack iPhones

Yes, Apple is toughening up the security of iPhones with iOS 12. Yes, the steps Apple is taking will make it harder for law enforcement agencies to thwart iPhone security. But no, ...
Electronics Retailer Confirms Breach Attempt of 5.9M Payment Cards

Electronics Retailer Confirms Breach Attempt of 5.9M Payment Cards

A consumer electronics retailer has confirmed a data breach attempt to compromise the details of 5.9 million payment cards. On 13 June, Dixons Carphone released a notice disclosing its investigation into an ...
French Company Incurs €250K Fine for Data Leak

French Company Incurs €250K Fine for Data Leak

A French company has incurred a fine of 250,000 euros for a significant data leak that might have exposed customers’ sensitive personal information. On 7 June, France’s data privacy regulatory body Commission ...
South Korean Cryptocurrency Exchange Coinrail Confirms Hacking Attempt

South Korean Cryptocurrency Exchange Coinrail Confirms Hacking Attempt

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Coinrail said it’s cooperating with law enforcement after suffering a hacking attempt. In a statement posted to its website, Coinrail revealed it was working with police to investigate ...
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