Northfoto/Shutterstock Data breaches are becoming common for all kinds of businesses, including retailers. Since January 2018, at least 12 retailers and consumer companies were hacked and likely had information stolen from them. Many of these breaches were caused by flaws in payment systems that were taken advantage of by hackers. Retailers who suffer data breaches risk losing their customers' trust. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Data breaches are on the rise for all kinds of businesses, including retailers. At least 12 consumer companies reported data breaches in the last year. Many of them were caused by flaws in payment systems either online or in stores. A report published by cybersecurity firm Shape Security showed that 80-90% of the people who log in to a retailer's e-commerce site are hackers using stolen data. This is the highest percentage of any sector examined in the report. These data breaches are a real danger for both companies and customers,...
Security researchers from Netlab ? a network threat hunting unit of Chinese cybersecurity giant Qihoo 360 ? discovered the first ever malware strain, named Godlua, seen abusing the DNS over HTTPS (DoH) protocol. The Godlua malware is written in Lua to work on Linux Servers. The attackers are using Confluence exploit (CVE-2019-3396) to infect outdated systems, and early samples uploaded on VirusTotal have mislabeled ?
A Lua-based backdoor malware capable of targeting both Linux and Windows users while securing its communication channels via DNS over HTTPS (DoH) was discovered by researchers at Network Security Research Lab of Qihoo 360.
Some of the most important training I got for a career in computer security research was not from a computer-related class, but in a biology class. While these two disciplines may seem entirely unrelated, the skills that are needed in both cases can have some interesting overlap.
In many recent interviews and cyber security coverage, Equifax, Cambridge Analytica and just about any Facebook headline always tops the list of most referenced cyber security breaches to note. Here are 10 newsworthy breaches and insights we can learn from them.