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Hackers can steal data off your Android phone via Bluetooth

Hackers can steal data off your Android phone via BluetoothAs always with new security issues affecting mobile devices, it’s Android users who have to worry about the newly discovered Bluetooth hack. Windows and iOS phones are protected against it but only if you’ve installed the September 12th security patch on Windows or run iOS 9.3.5 or laters. A security… View full post on National […] View full post on AmIHackerProof.com | Can You Be Hacked?

How data analytics can boost health IT security

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

It’s frightening to consider that the new generation of combat might extend to the very hospital beds of our wounded veterans. But no less than that is at risk when we talk about security of health IT systems. Because of development and acquisition cycles, a medical device is already three…

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Balancing cyber security with data confidentiality

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

During the National Day Rally this year, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong highlighted cashless payment systems as one of the areas to improve as we move towards becoming a Smart Nation. Cashless payment systems range from digital mobile wallets such as Android Pay, Samsung Pay, Apple Pay and Dash, to…

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Russian hackers targeting Indian hospitality industry for user data

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

A Russian hacking group “APT28” also known as Fancy Bear is targeting Indian hospitality industry to steal user data through unsecured Wi-Fi at the hotels, according to a report from cyber-security company, FireEye. APT28 has already attacked travelers in hotels throughout Europe and the Middle East in a hacking spree…

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Outdoor Media Association paid $5,000 to cyber hacker to retrieve lost data

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

The Outdoor Media Association paid $5,000 in the form of bitcoin, to retrieve more than 60 weeks of data, after the company experienced a cyber attack last month. In a blog on the OMA website, chief executive of the association Charmaine Moldrich, has offered tips to avoid being cyber hacked,…

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Endpoint security firm leaking terabytes of data

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Endpoint security software vendor Carbon Black has been found to be exfiltrating data from several Fortune 1000 companies due to the architecture of its Cb Response software, the information security services and managed services provider DirectDefense claims. A blog post written by its president, Jim Broome, described the Cb Response…

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Hacker Group 31337 Dumps Data Stolen From Mandiant Analyst

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Cybersecurity firm FireEye has confirmed that the personal laptop of one of its Mandiant breach-investigation employees, as well as his social media accounts, were hacked by a group of self-professed black hat hackers, calling themselves “31337.” “We are aware of reports that a Mandiant employee’s social media accounts and personal…

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DATA BREACHES IN U.S. ALLEGEDLY INCREASING AT RECORD PACE

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

There are some things in the world that seem to be on a perpetually-increasing track such as price of rent in big cities. Now, this list may include the number of data breaches in the U.S., according to a recent report. According to non-profit organization Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC)…

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QUANTUM COMPUTING IS COMING FOR YOUR DATA

more information on sonyhack from leading cyber security expertsSource: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The news that disturbed my digital life came two years ago in a snail mail letter strewn with phrases like “malicious cyber intrusion” and “identity theft.” A relative’s company had been part of a massive hack, the note said, leaving my information exposed. Before the letter […] View full post on AmIHackerProof.com | Can You Be Hacked?

UK Business to Spend Over £1m Recovering From Data Security Breach

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

The cost of recovering from of a security breach for UK organisations has been estimated in a new report launched today by NTT Security, the specialised security company of NTT Group. The 2017 Risk:Value report, the company’s third annual study of business decision makers’ attitudes to risk and the value…

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