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University of Greenwich Fined for Data Breach

The University of Greenwich has suffered a data breach, following which the Information Commissioner has imposed a fine of £120000 upon the University, the breach involved the personal data of almost 20,000 people.

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Chrome Set to Retire the “Secure Site” Icon

Microsoft lost its driver seat when Google Chrome took the lead from now deprecated Microsoft browser. Recently, Google has started to test their influence by announcing a change of behavior in Chrome. Also Google announced Chrome 69 will remove the green padlock icon to indicate an encrypted site. What is Google’s motivation for planning such a change?

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Europe Union Strengthens Policies Over Data Protection

The Internet holds most of the consumer’s data. When a consumer decided to log-in all of his information on his smartphone or laptop, several other devices, social media, banks, or the government can acquire his/her private information. To both public or private entities, the consumer’s information can be exposed.

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How To Defend Yourself From New Cryptocurrency Malware

New malware have been discovered in the cryptocurrency world. Based from a blog post by Radware, reports about a discovery by cybersecurity researchers. Cybercriminals are able to abuse a Chrome plugin named “Nigelify” with a malware code in order to steal personal information and secretly mine cryptocurrency.

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Hackers Steal Millions From Mexican Banks by Targeting Payments System

posted by infosecuritycenter 2 months ago
tags: cyber security email databreach

Mexico’s central bank Governor Alejandro Diaz de Leon told journalists late Monday that the attack on the payment system was unprecedented and that he hoped that measures being taken would stop future incidents.

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Companies Will Spend Billions on Cyber Security, 100 Percent of Web Apps Vulnerable

A recent study report points out that 100 percent of web applications are vulnerable to attack, despite billions that companies would spend on cyber security efforts.

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Research Reveals GandCrab Ransomware Lurks on Legitimate Websites

In a recent research revolving a series of spam campaigns commissioned by threat intelligence company Cisco Talos, GandCrab ransomware was discovered leveraging legitimate but poorly secured websites.

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Employee Education Critical as Ransomware Threat Rises

Key findings from Verizon’s 11th Data Breach Investigations Report show ransomware is increasingly becoming a common malware, figuring in 39% of 53,000 incidents and 2,216 breaches.

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ZooPark malware gets Stronger as Technology Advances

It’s incredible to know Kaspersky Lab discovered and named the threats as ZooPark. In the past three years, this threat has been targeting victims in the Middle East. According to Alexey Firsh a security expert at Kaspersky

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