The number of confirmed data breaches in the healthcare sector substantially increased last year, as external threats exceeded the number of insider-related incidents for one of the first times, according to the latest Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR). For its 2020 DBIR, Verizon researchers analyzed a total of 3,950 data breaches across 16 sectors […]
A team of hackers, security researchers, and reverse engineers have released today a new jailbreak package for iOS devices. By default, Apple does not allow users to have full control over their iPhones and other iOS devices, citing security reasons. Jailbreaks are a type of custom software that works by exploiting bugs in the iOS […]
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Cybercriminals tend to follow the money, which is why they so often hit large corporations and major businesses with ransomware and malware. But healthcare organizations can also be lucrative targets as criminals are aware of the value of patient information and medical data on the dark web.
Employees planning to leave their jobs are involved in 60% of insider cybersecurity incidents and data leaks, new research suggests. According to the Securonix 2020 Insider Threat Report, published on Wednesday, “flight risk” employees, generally deemed to be individuals on the verge of resigning or otherwise leaving a job, often change their behavioral patterns from two […]
Meal kit delivery service Home Chef announced a data breach Wednesday, two weeks after reports that its customer information was for sale on the dark web. Home Chef, which was acquired by Kroger Co. in 2018, said it was notifying customers of the breach but didn’t say how many customers were affected. In a statement, […]
A hacker has been taking justice into their own hands by targeting “scam” companies with ransomware and denial of service attacks. Last week a new ransomware was discovered called MilkmanVictory that a hacking group stated they created to attack scammers. In a conversation with BleepingComputer, the hacking group known as ‘CyberWare’ stated that they have started targeting companies […]