The fact that CEOs have tendered their resignations in the aftermath of public breaches is a clear indication that the executive level is being held more accountable for the cyber security practices of their organizations.
In the wake of the Ashley Madison hack and consequent data leaks, blackmailers and scammers are doing their best to extract as much money and information as it's possible from the panicking users of the popular cheating site.
As you might have heard by now, some 10 gigabytes of data allegedly stolen in last month's Ashley Madison hack have been leaked by the attackers on the Dark Web and on Torrent file-sharing services.
TEAM (The Employment Agents Movement), the largest network of independent recruiters in the UK, has been hit by a Saudi Arabian hacker that goes by the online handle JM511.
A hacker has managed to access a database containing usernames and passwords of customers of Romanian AV maker Bitdefender, and has tried to blackmail the company into paying $15,000 so that the information doesn't get released to the public.
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