data theft

New Malware Steals Data through PC Fans

A team of researchers from the Ben-Gurion University’s Cyber Security Research Center in Israel have developed a type of malware that is able to steal data from an ...

June 28, 2016 at 12:40 am by

eBay Vulnerability Exposes Users to Data Theft and Phishing Attacks

The eBay site is used by millions of people and as a result, has a level of trust with its users buying and selling countless items each day. Imagine then, how lucrative a ...

February 3, 2016 at 9:15 pm by

Stolen User Data Sells for as Little as $1 on the Dark Web

Online data breaches and stolen user details are becoming a sad reality of life on the internet. Whether it’s the infamous Ashley Madison hack or a phishing attack, it’s ...

September 24, 2015 at 6:28 pm by

Hackers Took Up Residence Inside Government PC for a Year!

I recently wrote an article which looked at the Cyber attack and subsequent theft of 4.2 million American Federal data of employees which was transferred from the Office of ...

June 24, 2015 at 2:58 pm by

Retailers Must Invest in New Security Procedures, or Major Breaches Could Accelerate

Companies struggle greatly to try to keep their networks safe, including ensuring employee and customer data remains secure.  Major retailers are suffering data breaches that ...

September 22, 2014 at 5:47 am by

UK National Crime Agency Disrupts ‘Shylock’ Malware

Distribution of the “Shylock” malware has been disrupted by the UK National Crime Agency (NCA), in an effort to prevent a growing number of users from being compromised. ...

July 10, 2014 at 6:45 pm by

Cybersecurity Insider Threats Dangerous and Difficult to Defend Against

Cybersecurity experts are finding it difficult to keep hackers out of their networks, but the risk of insider threats continues to cause headaches.  It’s a troubling ...

July 2, 2014 at 6:24 am by

UK Government Partners With Open University to Teach Cybersecurity Defense

The UK government has partnered with the Open University and plans to launch a cybersecurity course that will open up classes for future candidates.  The multi-year program ...

July 1, 2014 at 2:54 am by

McAfee Says Mobile Malware Threats on the Rise in 2014

Cybercriminals are finding great success using mobile malware to compromise features and vulnerabilities of legitimate apps and services, according to the McAfee Labs Threats ...

June 24, 2014 at 9:33 pm by

Companies Struggle to Defend Against Growing Surge of Cyberattacks

Sophisticated cyberattacks are giving security experts around the world complete fits, indicating how serious the problem continues to be. Custom-created malware and ...

June 21, 2014 at 8:45 am by

GCHQ Wants to Share Cyber Threat Analysis With Private Companies

The GCHQ intelligence agency plans to become more proactive in its fight against cyberattacks, opening up cyber threat intelligence information with private companies. It’s ...

June 18, 2014 at 11:13 pm by

‘Human Error’ to Blame For 95 Percent of Data Breaches in 2013

Organizations can implement next-generation cybersecurity technologies, but 95 percent of security issues in 2013 were caused by “human error,” according to the IBM ...

June 17, 2014 at 8:15 pm by

Domino’s Pizza Europe Hacked, Criminals Demand Ransom Payment

Domino’s Pizza customers in Belgium and France have been compromised, with more than 600,000 customers affected, and a cash ransom demand issued to the company.  The Rex ...

June 16, 2014 at 6:36 pm by

Irish Netflix Users Warned of Growing Phishing Security Issues

Netflix users in Ireland have been warned of a phishing scam that asks users to update their payment information or their accounts will be suspended.  There are around ...

June 15, 2014 at 7:22 pm by

Bank of England Unveils New Framework to Defend Against Cyberattacks

The Bank of England officially launched its CBEST framework to help mitigate the risk of cyberattacks, as criminals continually target banks and other financial institutions. ...

June 12, 2014 at 8:26 pm by

  • Be Social with eTeknix

  • Poll

    AMD or Intel?

    View Results