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Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: 111,802,842 Compromised Healthcare Records

Healthcare hacks should have everyone’s full attention where there have been 111,802,842 victims of exposed health-related records so far in 2015. In other news, malware seem to be getting thirsty for a twist of PoS dropping to the bottom of...

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: POS Malware and the Cost of Breaches

The holiday brings cheer, tears and fear of the next PoS malware.  Just this week, two published PoS malware discoveries "Pro Pos" and "ModPOS". Don't let those pesky PoS malware affect your retail sales, stay protected from them and future...

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: Breaches Hit Hospitality and More

This week both Starwood Hotels and Resorts and Wilderness Resorts reported breaches on their credit card payment systems. Pearson VUE claims a third party is responsible in illegally obtaining data from the Pearson Credential Manager (PCM)...

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: PoS Malware, FINRA Fines Scottrade

Everyone is gearing up for the approaching holiday season, even threat actors are beefing up their PoS malware to hit the retail market. On the flip side, Chimera ransomware has been forced to shutdown after German companies are detecting it...

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: Re-Invesigating Hacks and New Ransomware

As always, we end our week with a short summary of security news happening in the cyber-world. This time, however, we cannot separate ourselves from the terrorizing events in the physcial world taking place in Paris. Our thoughts and hearts...

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: FFIEC Warns on Attacks Involving Extortion

This past week was characterized by the FFIEC releasing a warning to financial institutions to make some changes in the security of their customers’ data, and the Tinba banking Trojan galloping its way into larger banks in Russia...

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: Damage Estimates for the TalkTalk Breach

This past week was characterized by the breach at TalkTalk, a British telco. Analysts are still estimating the financial damage while the stock is fluctuating. Then there are the banking Trojans that are taking new form, but are still...

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: Nation State Cyber-Espionage

This past week was characterized by discussions attempting to resolve nation-state cyber-espionage. While discussions were taking place, recent revelations on IP theft dominated the news. 

More in the news, Sony settles on a class action...

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: Cost of Breaches and Cyber Insurance Increases

This past week was characterized by the business impact behind security. The cost of a breach increases - and so do cyber insurance rates. 

As rates are increasing, this week revealed a few more breaches.  

Highlighting the cyber-security...

Cyber-Security in 120 Secs: October Opens with Mega Breaches

Since last week, the industry witnessed significant breaches involving a potential 21 million individuals, new unknown APT, and the Dyreza malware moving to industries beyond banking.

Highlighting the cyber-security news from the past week...