Hillary Clinton and her party believe it’s Russia’s fault that various scandals surrounding her and the Democratic National Committee have come to light in recent weeks. From the organization’s early unfair treatment of Bernie Sanders to the fact that the DNC knew Donald Trump was the candidate Hillary could most likely beat, and therefore pushed for him to be the Republican nominee, voters in this election have a clearer picture of what goes on behind closed political doors than perhaps any previous one.
Russia, and many other countries in the world, for that matter, have a vested interest in who will become the next US president. With one of the largest military forces and [...]
As the threat of cybersecurity grows in the U.K. companies are reported to be spending twice as much to prevent their businesses from being targeted, reports City A.M.
In 2016 budgets spent on cybersecurity more than doubled compared to that spent in 2015. It’s reported that, on average, the budget rose to £6.2 million per business as the threat of cyberattacks continued to increase.
According to a PwC’s yearly Global State of Information Security Survey, the cost of preventing cyberattacks and security breaches on businesses has grown by more than half to £2.6 million. Despite interviewing over 10,000 executives from 133 countries, the survey found that U.K. companies [...]
The exposé of the hacker group Fancy Bear about the medical records of famous American athletes is just a tip of the iceberg of the vulnerability of the medical records of American citizens.
Yahoo has revealed that information related to at least 500 million user accounts were stolen from its network in a 2014 incident. The perpetrator, the company believes, was a state-sponsored hacker.
In a significant announcement, Yahoo has revealed that the information of some 500 million user accounts have been impacted and stolen from a 2014 data breach, contrary to earlier indicators that the breach impacted 200 million user accounts from a 2012 cyberattack.
The stolen account information includes:Names Email addresses Telephone numbers Dates of birth Hashed passwords (a significant majority which bcrypt hash) Encrypted or unencrypted security questions and [...]