Researchers from Radboud University Nijmegen in the Netherlands yesterday disclosed a pair of vulnerabilities in the hardware full-disk encryption mechanisms of self-encrypting solid state drives (SSDs) from Samsung and Crucial. The flaws are present in both internal and external storage devices from these manufacturers, and even affect Microsoft Windows
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A data breach at HSBC Bank has allowed attackers to gain access to a limited amount of customer's information such as account numbers, balances, addresses, transaction history, and much more.
The head of Apple on Wednesday endorsed tough privacy laws for both Europe and the U.S. and renewed the technology giant's commitment to protecting personal data, which he warned was being "weaponized" against users.
Cathay Pacific has revealed details of a massive hack that has seen the personal data of nearly 10 million of its customers stolen.
Air Canada has been forced to issue a password reset for all 1.7 million users of its Android, iOS and BlackBerry mobile app after up to 20,000 accounts were compromised by hackers last week.
British Airways has revealed that the massive data breach which struck hundreds of thousands of customers is bigger than first believed.
While most phishing campaigns are fairly simplistic in nature and easy to spot (they usually involve a legitimate-looking email, often with a malicious attachment or link embedded in the text), a spam campaign we observed in September indicates attackers are angling towards a more sophisticated form of phishing.
The Pentagon on Friday said there has been a cyber breach of Defense Department travel records that compromised the personal information and credit card data of U.S. military and civilian personnel.
Most of us have been trained to be wary of clicking on links and attachments that arrive in emails unexpected, but it's easy to forget scam artists are constantly dreaming up innovations that put a new shine on old-fashioned telephone-based phishing scams. Think you're too smart to fall for one? Think again: Even technology experts are getting taken in by
We've got bad news for those millions of privacy-minded people, though: "Do Not Track" is like spray-on sunscreen, a product that makes you feel safe while doing little to actually protect you.