Term archive for "Data Breach"

The WannaCrypt Ransomware Attack: A Worldwide Wake Up Call

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At this point, most of us know that data security breaches are going to happen. Headlines about hackers causing chaos and accessing people’s identifying information appear regularly. The WannaCrypt Ransomware attack is a little different. Rather than sneaking into systems to steal data, the team behind WannaCrypt figured out a way to hold peoples’ computers… Continue Reading »

It’s Time For Some Tough Love

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While you were sleeping, CNET broke one of the biggest internet security stories of the year: Russian hackers have nabbed more than 1.2 billion internet password and user names from over 420,000 websites. This is ten times larger than the Target security breach. According to Hold Security, the company that discovered the breach, “Whether you… Continue Reading »