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.
United Airlines has been breached, and investigators believe the perpetrators to be the same group that hacked US health insurer Anthem and stole personal and employment information of 78.8 million customers and non-customers.
A Loudhouse survey on enterprise security practices reveals that 35 percent of employees would sell information on company patents, financial records and customer credit card details if the price was right.
A panel on the topic of data breaches organized by cyber security and penetration testing company Cognosec has revealed that most industry professionals believe that breaches are inevitable and that we should just accept this new reality.
Despite all the media attention to breaches, there is still way too much apathy when it comes to data-centric security.
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