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A Look Back at the Top 9 Data Breaches of 2020

At the beginning of the year, people celebrated the turn of the decade and readied themselves to strike off the “Things-to-Do” from their bucket...

Europol and European Commission Launch New Decryption Platform to Combat Encryption...

Europol and the European Commission jointly launched a new decryption platform to boost Europol’s encryption capabilities during criminal investigations. The innovative decryption platform, controlled...

Irish Data Regulator Fines Twitter $547K for 2019 Data Breach

Seems like Twitter’s is ending 2020 on a bitter note! From multiple data breaches to a series of celebrity account hacks, the social networking...

How Cyberattacks Cause Severe Hazards to Health Care Industry

Cyberattacks on health care organizations have become rampant in 2020. With multiple data breaches and ransomware attacks, the health care providers continued to be...

45 Mn Unique Medical Images Exposed Online via Unprotected Servers

Cybersecurity researchers from CybelAngel, a provider of digital risk protection services, uncovered a massive data leak incident that exposed millions of medical-related sensitive images,...

Insider Threats: A Byproduct of the New Normal

Despite the continuous security improvements, the concern over insider threats seems to be growing for organizations globally. The new distributed working conditions have also...

Moving from Human Error to Human Firewall

Cybersecurity experienced multiple challenges in 2020. Rapid digitalization and the new normal — work from home — brought new opportunities as well as risks....

PLEASE_READ_ME: A Malwareless Ransomware Targeting MySQL Servers

Security experts found a new “PLEASE_READ_ME” ransomware campaign distributed from the U.K.-based IP addresses targeting unsecured MySQL servers online. According to the researchers from...

4 Times Data Regulators Slapped High Penalties in 2020

Apart from information leaks and reputation damage, data breaches cause a huge financial impact on organizations globally. Ever since the General Data Protection Regulation...

Level-Up! Five Security Precautions for Online Gamers

The Internet is not fair. From harmful scam emails to cybercriminals trying to break into your systems, the online space is full of uncertainty....

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