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Cyber security expert: Businesses can take away these lessons from Meck County server hack

A ransomware attack on Mecklenburg County earlier this week has wreaked havoc, freezing the government's computer systems and slowing its services to a crawl. Reports have pegged a new type of ransomware, called LockCrypt, that originated in eith.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 7th, 2017

4 Things ‘Rogue One’ Teaches Us About Cyber Security

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, which opens in theaters this weekend, shows how the Rebel Alliance steals architectural plans for the Death Star in order to eventually destroy it. According to a cyber security expert, there are real-life lessons […] T.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkDec 16th, 2016

U.S. government warns about cyber bug in Intel chips

Businesses were alerted by the government on Tuesday that an Intel chip may have security flaws......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 21st, 2017

Homeland Security Urges Businesses to Act on Intel’s Cyber Bug Alert

Intel found security flaws in widely used computer chips. The U.S. government on Tuesday urged businesses to act on an Intel intc .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 21st, 2017

U.S. government warns businesses about cyber bug in Intel chips

The U.S. government on Tuesday urged businesses to act on an Intel Corp alert about security flaws in widely used computer chips as industry researchers scrambled to understand the impact of the newly disclosed vulnerability......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 21st, 2017

Robots could be used as weapons of mass destruction, cyber Security expert warns

Many companies are testing out human-like robots to assist in traditional human activities from packaging and supply chain to policing and military drills......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 17th, 2017

Hackers can gain access to your computer monitor — a cybersecurity expert shows us how easy it is

Everyone knows your computer can be hacked, but did you know your monitor might also be used against you? Ang Cui from Red Balloon Security has figured out a way to hack into a popul.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 6th, 2017

Best Antivirus Software for Small Businesses

The best antivirus software and security apps for small businesses. Not stopping malware, viruses and other cyber attacks can crush your business......»»

Category: topSource: incOct 27th, 2017

Not Just Equifax: 60 Percent of Small Businesses Get Hacked Each Year, Here"s How to Fight Back

The best small business cyber security defense starts with your employees. Here's what you should teach them......»»

Category: topSource: incOct 27th, 2017

Five Measures Small Businesses Can Take to Protect Against Cyberattacks

With cyber threats on the rise, it's more important than ever for small businesses to educate themselves on security best practices......»»

Category: topSource: incOct 24th, 2017

Proposed bill lets hacking victims hack back

A new bill could allow companies to retrieve and destroy stolen files from a hacker's computer or servers. Samuel Burke speaks to Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA) about the bill, which some cyber-security experts say could lead to cyber vigilantism......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnOct 19th, 2017

Equifax Web-Page Goes Offline Amid Reports Of New Breach

Equifax has taken one of its web pages offline as its security team looks into reports of another potential cyber breach, the credit reporting company, which recently disclosed a hack that compromised .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 12th, 2017

Equifax takes down customer support webpage after report of a new hack (EFX)

Thomson ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) - Equifax Inc said on Thursday it has taken one of its customer help web pages offline as its security team looks into reports of another potential cyber breach at the credit reporting company, which recently.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 12th, 2017

Equifax aftermath: Now do we need to dump Social Security numbers?

Cyber security expert Brian Krebs questions IRS contract w.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 5th, 2017

SEC chair floats potential delay to fund data rules following hack

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has floated a possible delay to new fund data gathering rules following a hack that has raised questions over the regulator's cyber security controls......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 4th, 2017

Equifax was hacked as early as March

Cyber security firm FireEye said Equifax's server was first compromised by hackers on March 10th, four months before the company noticed any suspicious activity. Fred Katayama reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersSep 21st, 2017

Hack of Wall Street regulator rattles investors, lawmakers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Wall Street's top regulator came under fire on Thursday about its cyber security and disclosure practices after admitting hackers had breached its database of corporate announcements in 2016 and may have used it for insider trading......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 21st, 2017

Hack of Wall Street regulator rattles investors, lawmakers - Reuters

ReutersHack of Wall Street regulator rattles investors, lawmakersReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Wall Street's top regulator came under fire on Thursday about its cyber security and disclosu.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 21st, 2017

Criticism of Equifax"s data breach response mounts, shares tumble

(Reuters) - Equifax Inc shares tumbled as much as 18 percent on Friday as cyber security experts and customers criticized the consumer credit score provider's response to a hack that may have stolen personal details of up to 143 million Americans......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 8th, 2017

3 Equifax managers sold stock before cyber hack was revealed

Three Equifax Inc. senior executives sold shares worth almost $1.8 million in the days after the company discovered a security breach that may have compromised information on about 143 million U.S. consumers......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 7th, 2017

3 Equifax managers sold stock before cyber hack was revealed

Three Equifax Inc. senior executives sold shares worth almost $1.8 million in the days after the company discovered a security breach that may have compromised information on about 143 million U.S. consumers......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 7th, 2017