Cyber-attacks

Big Four Accounting Firm Deloitte Confirms Cyber Attack

A Deloitte logo is pictured on a sign outside the company’s offices in London on September 25, 2017. (Photo credit: DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images)<p>Deloitte, known popularly in the United States as one of the “Big Four” accounting firms, has confirmed that it was the victim of a cyber attack. …

Cybersecurity

Europol warns banks ATM cyber attacks on the rise

Cyber criminals are increasingly accessing ATM machines through the banks’ networks, with squads of money mules standing by ready to pick up the …

Cybersecurity

Stopping Cyber Attacks: Organizations Still Aren't Doing The Basics

For organizations and consumers, 2017 has been a particularly devastating year. The recent Equifax breach exposed the personal information of as many …

Cybersecurity

UK banks might become test bed in fight against cyber attacks

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's banks may have to comply with the world's first set of rules for coping with cyber attacks and other outages, Bank of …

Cybersecurity

SEC head grilled over handling of cyber attack

Jay Clayton, the top US market regulator, has been grilled by lawmakers over his response to a cyber attack on the Securities and Exchange …

Cybersecurity

Humans the weakest link as cyber warfare intensifies

A stafff member monitors the spread of ransomware cyber attacks at the Korea Internet and Security Agency (KISA) in Seoul. More cyber attacks could …

Business (South Africa)

Deloitte falls victim to cyber attack: Prominent client details possibly compromised

Hackers have reportedly breached Deloitte's global email server and gained unrestricted access to the company's several high-profile blue-chip …

Security

Lessons Companies Should Learn From Equifax's Data Breach

Amid a growing number of corporate cyberattacks, almost every public company can learn from the trials and tribulations that the Equifax Inc. (EFX) …

Investing

10 Things Small Businesses Should Do Immediately to Protect Their Websites from Cyber Attack

Cyber attacks have become a common ongoing issue for small businesses. Entrepreneurs need to be proactive. Here are 10 things small businesses should …

Small Business

Equifax’s CEO steps down after cyberattack hits 143 million customers

Equifax’s CEO and chairman Richard Smith retired on Tuesday, weeks after the company was hit with a massive data breach that exposed the personal …

Gear & Gadgets

Equifax boss steps down after massive cyber attack

Richard Smith, who had been chief executive and chairman of the firm since 2005, will be replaced on a temporary basis by Paulino de Rego Barros Jr …

UK News

Solution to Cybersecurity Information Overload

Podcasts<p>2 hours ago<p>Threatpost<p>Mike Mimoso talks with Chris Vickery of UpGuard about the recent rash of Amazon S3 data leaks and some of the …

Cybersecurity

Deloitte hit by cyber attack, says 'very few' clients impacted

LONDON (Reuters) - Global accountancy firm Deloitte said on Monday it had reviewed its systems following a cyber attack which it said had affected a small number of its clients.<p>A spokeswoman said "only very few clients" were impacted in the hack, which was first reported by Britain's Guardian …

Cybersecurity

Deloitte's email server hit by cyber attack

International consulting firm Deloitte has been hit by a cyber attack that included the leaking of major clients' emails, per the Guardian. Deloitte …

Business

Deloitte hack: Secret client data hijacked in cyberattack that went 'unnoticed for months'

Hackers were able to access Deloitte's 'global email system' and steal secrets.<p>A major cyberattack at consultancy giant Deloitte reportedly went …

Security

Deloitte says email cyberattack affected 'very few clients'

Accounting firm Deloitte says it has launched a thorough investigation into a cyberattack that hit its email system.<p>The company said in a statement …

Business

Cyberattack Reveals Deloitte Clients’ Secret Emails

The global accounting giant Deloitte has been hit by a sophisticated cyberattack that may have exposed the email usernames, passwords, and personal details of the firm’s clients, <i>The Guardian</i> reported Monday. The hack was reported to have been discovered in March after having gone unnoticed for …

Security

Deloitte hit by cyber attack, says 'very few' clients impacted | Reuters

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed.<p>Published Date: Sep 25, 2017 09:57 pm | Updated Date: Sep 25, 2017 …

Cybersecurity

Deloitte: 'Very Few Clients' Impacted by Cyber Attack

Deloitte, one of the “big four” global accounting firms, admitted Monday it fell victim to a cyber attack ,but downplayed the incident saying it only …

Security

Cyber attack ruled out as Sydney Airport attempts to clear chaos

Email<p><b>Photo:</b> Passengers on board delayed QF506 were told they could not get off the plane if they had checked baggage. (ABC News: Lexy</b> …

Aviation

Cyber Attack Alert: Debaucherous nRansomware asks nude snaps to recover locked files; here's how to safeguard your PCs

Pervert creators of deadly nRansomware are reportedly asking nude pictures of the victim in exchange for the key code to open locked PCs.<p>The year …

Internet

'Category one' cyber attack MORE severe than WannaCry NHS hack IMMINENT, expert warns

A SEVERE cyber attack worse than the WannaCry hack that crippled the NHS is coming, a cyber security expert has warned.

Cybersecurity

German Manufacturers Play Defense Against Chinese Hackers

BERLIN—A wave of attacks by Chinese hackers on Germany’s cutting-edge manufacturers is raising alarm in Berlin and prompting the government to step in to defend the country’s competitive edge.<p>The small and midsize companies that make Germany an export powerhouse have landed in the crosshairs of …

Business

DHS Comes Under Fire For Delay In Notifying States Of Russia Cyberattacks

The Department of Homeland Security is under fire for waiting months to notify 21 states of the mostly unsuccessful efforts of hackers associated …

Government

Nuclear War Isn't North Korea's Only Threat

<i>By Eric O’Neill</i><p><i>WASHINGTON D.C. (CNN) —</i> North Korea has launched 15 missiles in 22 tests in 2017.<p>According to US intelligence sources, the most recent …

North Korea

Singapore overtakes US and Russia as top spot to launch global cyber attacks

Singapore has overtaken nations including the US, Russia and China as the country launching the most cyber attacks globally, according to Israeli …

Cybersecurity

Singapore leads the world in cyber attacks

More cyber attacks are launched from Singapore than anywhere else in the world, according to a report from Israeli data security firm Check Point Software Technologies.<p>The small Southeast Asian country has overtaken Russia, China and the US as the top attacking nation.<p>Eying Wee, Check Point's …

Technology

Nation-state actors responsible for most cyber attacks

With cyber attacks becoming more sophisticated and reflecting geopolitical conditions, more can be done to shore up cyber defences, said speakers at …

Cybersecurity

German Election Mystery: Why No Russian Meddling?

BERLIN — Chancellor Angela Merkel’s summons to Germany’s top cabinet ministers and senior military and intelligence officials for a meeting of the Federal Security Council signaled trouble. Such gatherings are rare, typically occurring only when the country faces a grave threat like a terrorist …

World News

UK Security Head Warns Of 'Category One' Cyber Attack In Near Future

A director of the United Kingom’s National Cybersecurity Centre warned that a “category one” cyber attack—the most severe variety of attack …

Cybersecurity