Ticketmaster falls victim to worldwide digital card skimming attack

Ticketmaster falls victim to worldwide digital card skimming attack

by Luana PASCU, from HotForSecurity , on 16.07.2018

At the end of June, online ticket company Ticketmaster confirmed that Inbenta, a third-party website supplier, suffered a security incident. However, researchers now reveal it was more complicated than it appeared, and definitely not a one-time attack, reported RiskIQ. Investigations show it was part of a highly sophisticated scam that targeted 800 e-commerce sites worldwide. [and#8230;] read more

Building a DevSecOps Culture

Building a DevSecOps Culture

by Business Insights , on 16.07.2018

Talk to any enterprise that has embraced DevOps and are trying to ensure security is adequately integrated into the organization and they'll likely say the challenge is twofold: tools and culture. Moreover, the most difficult of those two is culture. read more

’Skin gambling’ trend turns online fun to real-world loss for children

’Skin gambling’ trend turns online fun to real-world loss for children

by Cristina POPOV, from IoT Security Insights , on 13.07.2018

Following hints from young gamers, Parent Zone reveals a new online trend among children in the UK: skin gambling. Sking gambling is the practice of betting on the outcome of professional matches using not money, but rather virtual goods in games (such as avatar skins, cosmetics and other in-game perks). The ”Skins” vary in value and ... The post ’Skin gambling’ trend turns online fun to real-world loss for children appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

Five Reasons Enterprises Aren't Getting the Most Out of Security Automation

Five Reasons Enterprises Aren't Getting the Most Out of Security Automation

by Business Insights , on 13.07.2018

Automation is enterprise cybersecurity's biggest buzzword as organizations seek to keep pace with a threat landscape that grows more frenetic by the hour. But as automation spending skyrockets, many enterprises are finding that they're not getting the most out of their investment. read more

Bitdefender 2018 Mid-year Cybersecurity Review

Bitdefender 2018 Mid-year Cybersecurity Review

by Liviu Arsene, from Business Insights , on 12.07.2018

While we’ve just passed the halfway mark of 2018, data breaches and new threats have been plaguing businesses and organizations, exposing the data of millions of users worldwide. Apart from known and increasingly sophisticated threats, such as ransomware, the hype around cryptocurrency has led to the emergence of cryptojackers, a new problem organizations need to deal with. read more

New Zealanders excited about AI and smart tech, concerned about data privacy

New Zealanders excited about AI and smart tech, concerned about data privacy

by Luana PASCU, from IoT Security Insights , on 12.07.2018

Home automation seems to be the next logical step in the busy modern life. People simply have no time for the basics and struggle to achieve the work-life balance everyone keeps talking about. Technology might just be the answer. 90 percent of New Zealanders believe artificial intelligence and smart technology could help them efficiently manage ... The post New Zealanders excited about AI and smart tech, concerned about data privacy appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

CIO Roles Grow More Strategic As Cloud Migration and Data Security Become Industry Standards

CIO Roles Grow More Strategic As Cloud Migration and Data Security Become Industry Standards

by Business Insights , on 12.07.2018

The topic of cybersecurity is rapidly moving up the agenda of CIOs. read more

Missouri hospital forced to divert patients after ransomware attack

Missouri hospital forced to divert patients after ransomware attack

by Filip TRUTA, from HotForSecurity , on 11.07.2018

A Harrisonville, Missouri-based hospital has been forced to shut down some operations and divert patients after a ransomware attack on its infrastructure and electronic health record (EHR) vendor. Ransomware operators have shifted focus from the consumer segment to the more lucrative business sector. In recent months, bad actors have acquired a specific taste for healthcare [and#8230;] read more

Polar fitness tracker leaks secret military locations, personal info of spies

Polar fitness tracker leaks secret military locations, personal info of spies

by Luana PASCU, from IoT Security Insights , on 11.07.2018

Fitness apps are developed to track daily activity, record training patterns and key locations, as well as user profiles with sensitive, identifying information. While they are extremely popular among athletes, they have countless flaws, and some of them could even prove deadly. On this note, if anyone thought Strava was a flop by exposing users’ ... The post Polar fitness tracker leaks secret military locations, personal info of spies appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

An Emerging Alliance: IT, Security, and Compliance

An Emerging Alliance: IT, Security, and Compliance

by Razvan Muresan, from Business Insights , on 11.07.2018

Cyber security and regulatory compliance are becoming increasingly intertwined, which is forcing organizations to rethink how they manage corporate risk. read more

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