As technology evolves, so do hackers. Armed with a deviously brilliant mind and superior knowledge of the latest technologies, today’s hackers are breaching organisations’ cybersecurity with surprising ease.
Since 2015 the British government has been in talks with the United States about the passing of a new bill that has the potential to drastically extend the rights of authorities to access user data, without the user being alerted, and making that information legally admissible in court - marking a departure from the covert data scraping that was exposed by the Snowden revelations.
The phenomenally damaging cyberattack on British Airways last week saw the haemorrhaging of information from over 385,000 transactions, credit card and personal details included.
In 2015, a vulnerability was detected in WiFi routers in hotel allowing attackers to distribute malware and monitor and record data sent over the network. A laptop is stolen every 53 seconds in the United States.
‘ATM Cash-out’ is a meticulously planned, highly choreographed, global cyber attack wherein hackers breach a bank or payment card processor’s cybersecurity systems and use cloned debit cards at multiple ATM machines around the world to fraudulently withdraw millions of dollars within a short period of time.
T-Mobile has divulged that hackers made off with some personal data in an attack on its servers earlier this week. Here's what the company is saying and how it affects you.
The ruthless rampage of Cyberattacks is a worrying trend that threatens organizations of all scale. However, it should not slow down the adoption of latest technology offerings. Instead, devise strategies to ensure that security is met along your transformation journey.
Security is not just about confidentiality and integrity. It's also about availability. The new partnership between Wickr and Psiphon is worth a look for global enterprises with traveling employees.