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1.5m Users Hit By New Facebook Privacy Breach As Extent Of Data Misuse Exposed

Facebook’s alleged data misuse hit the headlines (again) on Thursday as Business Insider revealed that the company had “harvested the email contacts of 1.5 million users without their knowledge or consent when

Dark Web Fraudsters Defraud Each Other with Fraud Guides

Cyber-criminals are doing a roaring trade in “how-to” fraud guides for their fellow scammers, although many are out-of-date and incomplete, according to new dark web research from Terbium Labs. The cyber-intelligence

Cyber Breach Planning: Lessons From The Equifax Breach

Last week, Canada’s federal Privacy Commissioner issued its decision in the Equifax data breach, citing several concerns with security safeguards and governance processes against Equifax Canada and its US parent

Let’s Make 2019 the Year of Fewer Records Compromised in Data Breaches

The first quarter of every year produces dozens of reports that both reflect on the threats of the previous year and look ahead to understand how to avoid future security

The rise of employees stealing data: how do businesses stop this from happening?

Employees currently think of stealing data, or taking corporate data with them, as a similar offence to taking paper clips home – technology, education and reassurance are required to stop

Consumer data loss is getting worse

The company’s 2019 World Backup Day Survey, released to coincide with World Backup Day on March 31, says that almost two thirds (65 per cent) of consumers lost their data,

Inside Incident Response: 6 Key Tips to Keep in Mind

Experts share the prime window for detecting intruders, when to contact law enforcement, and what they wish they did differently after a breach. Most data breaches we see in the

SMBs could be the key to cracking data breaches

With SMBs making up almost all private businesses in the country, it is essential they step up their security game. If we want to reduce the number of successful cyberattacks that target

Firms pay more to bosses following a security breach and invest less in R&D, new study finds

Bosses get paid more after cyber security breaches to maintain their firms’ reputation, research and development spending gets cut, a study finds. Security breaches in firms have been on the

Data breach reports delayed as organizations struggle to achieve GDPR compliance

Businesses routinely delayed data breach disclosure and failed to provide important details to the ICO in the year prior to the GDPR’s enactment.  On average, businesses waited three weeks after discovery