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Hackers breached servers of paid-to-click service ClixSense and stole 6.6 million user records and source code [Read More]
Over 320,000 financial records likely stolen from payment processor BlueSnap or its customer Regpack, but neither of them admit being breached [Read More]
Hackers breached the systems of Russian instant messaging service QIP in 2011 and stole the details of 33 million users [Read More]
Hackers stole nearly 100 million accounts from the popular Russian web portal Rambler [Read More]
Hackers breached the systems of Canada-based PoS software provider Lightspeed and accessed customer information [Read More]
The details of 43 million Last.fm users were stolen in the data breach suffered by the company back in 2012 [Read More]
Identity management firm OneLogin suffers data breach. Attackers may have accessed sensitive user data exposed due to a logging flaw [Read More]
Researchers show how an unmodified USB device can be used as an RF transmitter to steal data from air-gapped computers [Read More]
The FBI has issued an alert detailing the methods used by malicious actors in attacks aimed at the election systems of two U.S. states [Read More]
Attackers may have gained access to Opera Sync usernames and passwords after breaching one of the company’s servers [Read More]

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Eddie Garcia's picture
This article explains how to encrypt data in a Hadoop cluster. The tools are available, and if you are brave enough, you could attempt this at home.
Eddie Garcia's picture
A common misconception about native HDFS encryption is the belief that the data is encrypted when written to disk on the data nodes like most disk encryption solutions.
Torsten George's picture
Google Dorking can be used to identify vulnerable systems and trace them to a specific place on the Internet.
Bill Sweeney's picture
Enterprises have to worry about the surface area that is open for attack and the challenge of detecting attacks quickly when they are occurring. In every instance simplification will help.
Wade Williamson's picture
Data science and machine learning models can assess large groups of cyber threats to find the subtle traits they have in common to better protect organizations.
Tim Layton's picture
The value of identifying your organization’s information out on the Dark Web can serve as a first-line indicator of a new breach that otherwise may go undetected for long periods of time.
Johnnie Konstantas's picture
DLP provides a range of business benefits, including compliance support and intellectual property protection. The concept isn’t a new one, but the ability to put it to use in an easier, more viable manner is.
David Holmes's picture
After designating 2014 as “The Year of the Mega-Breach,” the security community hoped to bring awareness to the challenge of protecting customer data. As it turns out, the breaches of 2015 make the previous year’s ones pale in comparison.
Rafal Los's picture
How many devices are showing up at the office this week that are an always-on conduit to your network from some external third party you really shouldn’t be trusting?
David Holmes's picture
Ron Rivest, the inventor of RC4, has improved the RC4 algorithm by adding a third index variable k and moving i through the array more quickly. This new, improved RC4 is called Spritz.