Data leak stories
Healthcare sector prioritising industrial cybersecurity
The leakage of healthcare data is the number one attraction for cybercriminals and ransomware has highlighted the weakness of hospital systems.
BlackFog wins CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards 2023
BlackFog has been recognised as the Data Leak Detection Solution of the Year in the 2023 CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards Program.
Ransomware increases 64% in second quarter of 2023
Some 1,378 organisations have been named as victims on ransomware data-leak websites in the second quarter of 2023.
Healthcare sector proves vulnerable to data breaches
SOTI research reveals how large numbers of devices in the healthcare sector are not managed by IT departments leaving company systems vulnerable.
78% of healthcare providers experienced a data breach since 2021
New research reveals that 78% of global healthcare providers have experienced at least one data breach since 2021.
DataTrue joins fight against data leakage with latest release
DataTrue launches patented AI and ML system to prevent data leaks, collaborating with Microsoft to enhance offering.
Darktrace introduces new models to address AI concerns
Darktrace introduces new risk and compliance models to help CISOs address the increasing risk of IP loss and data leakage.
More than half of CISOs have dealt with the loss of sensitive data in the past 12 months
Nearly 80% of Singapore's chief information security officers feel at risk of a cyber attack, according to a report by Proofpoint.
Research reveals 250m artifacts and 65k container images exposed
Registries and artifact management systems are prime targets for threat actors as they are crucial elements within the software supply chain.
The perils of proxies: the backdoor into your data
Residential proxies can open up the door to bad actors, who are ready to exploit user anonymity for nefarious activities.
The increasing presence of pro-Russia hacktivists
Pro-Russian hacktivists have moved beyond the basic denial-of-service scripts and crowdsourced attacks to more advanced and potent techniques.
High-profile data leaks in Australia add a new level of urgency to cybersecurity protections
Board buy-in essential for reducing cyber attack risk, as recent high-profile breaches highlight vulnerabilities. People-centric approach needed.
Secureworks finds Iranian threat group back with new persona
Secureworks has found that the Iranian threat group, Cobalt Sapling, has reemerged with a new persona, Abraham's Ax.
Australian application teams are now wondering whether their APIs overshare
A publicly exposed API is widely believed to be the cause of at least one of the major attacks on Australian enterprises in the back half of 2022.
Web companies most likely to lose your data – report
Web companies more likely to lose data than other industries, according to new research by cybersecurity experts VPN Overview.
What we can learn from the leaked Conti ransomware group chats
In February, Russia-based ransomware group Conti declared it would fully support the Russian Government during its invasion of Ukraine.
More than 40 billion records exposed in 2021 - research
Ransomware had a monumental impact on organisations in 2021, responsible for approximately 38% of all breaches, and 31% of breaches in APAC.
Cybersecurity experts weigh in on GoDaddy data breach
Cybersecurity experts warn of the dangers of password reuse after the recent GoDaddy data breach exposes 1.2 million customers' data.
Hackers leak 5 million email addresses daily - reports
Hackers leak around 5.5 million email addresses daily, with passwords attached, according to research by cybersecurity firm Surfshark.
New certification standards announced, designed to secure and protect consumer data
Vanta has announced the public availability of two new certification standards designed to help secure the internet and protect consumer data.
600 million profiles for sale on hacker forum - Third LinkedIn scrape in four months
LinkedIn has experienced another huge data scape, the third in four months, with 600 million profiles for sale online.
Risk of data leaks high as employees unsure about confidentiality
One in four UK employees risk sharing confidential work information due to lack of knowledge, according to new research.
Oversharing of sensitive documents soars 450%
Oversharing increases the risk an organisation will lose data, violate compliance or privacy mandates, or experience cybercrime.
Australians fear COVID-19 misinformation threat - study
Misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines on social media is feared to hinder Australia's vaccination efforts, according to a new poll.