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High Stress Levels Impacting CISOs Physically, Mentally

Some have even turned to alcohol and medication as their demands outpace resources.

2018 Was Second-Most Active Year for Data Breaches

Devastating Cyberattack on Email Provider Destroys 18 Years of Data

All data belonging to US users-including backup copies-have been deleted in catastrophe, VMEmail says.

Experian: US Suffers the Most Online Fraud

New data from the credit reporting firm shows the sheer scale of online activity in the US also has made businesses and consumers there prime targets.

US Law Enforcement Busts Romanian Online Crime Operation

Twelve members of 20-person group extradited to US to face charges related to theft of millions via fake ads other scams.

Ransomware Attack Via MSP Locks Customers Out of Systems

Vulnerable plugin for a remote management tool gave attackers a way to encrypt systems belonging to all customers of a US-based MSP.

Some Airline Flight Online Check-in Links Expose Passenger Data

Several airlines send unencrypted links to passengers for flight check-in that could be intercepted by attackers to view passenger and other data, researchers found.

7 Tips For Communicating With the Board

The key? Rather than getting bogged down in the technical details, focus on how a security program is addressing business risk.

Cybercriminals Exploit Gmail Feature to Scale Up Attacks

Criminals are taking advantage of Gmail's 'dots don't matter' feature to set up multiple fraudulent accounts on websites, using variations of the same email address, Agari says.

Massive DDoS Attack Generates 500 Million Packets per Second

January 10 torrent involved nearly four times as many packets as last year's huge attack on GitHub, says Imperva.