Recently, it emerged that Facebook had suffered a massive data leak that put its 533 million users at risk, according to Bloomberg. Ironically, Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerburg, also had his date compromised in the hack. This large-scale leak happened in January and hackers immediately pounced on the data, which isn't surprising, given that the leaked data contained the phone numbers, email … [Read more...] about How to Check if Your Data Was Leaked in Facebook’s Huge Hack
Business professionals are quickly realizing the dangers of cybersecurity threats and attacks on supply chains. A few years ago, the Supermicro bug revealed how vulnerable even those systems are which call themselves sophisticated in cybersecurity. In 2015, large US organizations - including Amazon and Apple - woke up to the fact that there were tiny unauthorized microchips in their server … [Read more...] about 5 Steps to Prevent Cybersecurity Threats in Supply Chain
Cybercriminals have proven time and again that they are not just after businesses. No matter what kind of user, hackers try to gain access to their sensitive data or lock up their servers and then demand a ransom to release it or sell the data for money. Young, old, rich, poor, big firms, small businesses - all kinds of users have fallen to and experienced this kind of criminal activity. Even … [Read more...] about Why Do Cybercriminals Target Charities?
There are a lot of factors at play when establishing a vendor risk management program such as the amount of time needed to set it up, the personnel involved and their respective expertise, and an updated knowledge of the regulations applicable. If you're new to the game, you might get overwhelmed by all the facets that you need to take into consideration, so we have compiled a simple … [Read more...] about 6 Steps for Establishing a Successful Vendor Risk Management Program
News of stolen data online is nothing new: it has been happening ever since users started connecting to the web and data leaks are actually a major issue in cybersecurity. Recently, a user on a popular hacking platform claimed to possess 11 million French user records stolen from Apollo, a US-based digital marketing agency. The records have allegedly been put up for sale online and this puts … [Read more...] about 11 million stolen records of French users put up for sale online