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Cathay Pacific Discloses Data Breach Affecting 9.4M Passengers

The cache of potentially stolen data includes passengers' names, nationalities, birthdates, phone numbers, email and physical addresses, passport numbers, identity card numbers, frequent flyer numbers, customer service remarks, and historical travel information. A major data…

China: To Avoid Spying, Trump Should Swap iPhone…

(Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) China and Russia are reportedly listening to Donald Trump's phone calls, but China has a "solution": buy a secure phone from Chinese handset maker Huawei. China's Foreign Ministry made the…

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Facebook Security Bug Affects 90M Users

Facebook said today some 90 million of its users may get forcibly logged out of their accounts after the company fixed a rather glaring security vulnerability in its Web site that may have let attackers…

Voice Phishing Scams Are Getting More Clever

Most of us have been trained to be wary of clicking on links and attachments that arrive in emails unexpected, but it’s easy to forget scam artists are constantly dreaming up innovations that put a…

Naming & Shaming Web Polluters: Xiongmai

What do we do with a company that regularly pumps metric tons of virtual toxic sludge onto the Internet and yet refuses to clean up their act? If ever there were a technology giant that…

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Patch Tuesday, October 2018 Edition

Microsoft this week released software updates to fix roughly 50 security problems with various versions of its Windows operating system and related software, including one flaw that is already being exploited and another for which…

Supply Chain Security 101: An Expert’s View

Earlier this month I spoke at a cybersecurity conference in Albany, N.Y. alongside Tony Sager, senior vice president and chief evangelist at the Center for Internet Security and a former bug hunter at the U.S.…

Who Is Agent Tesla?

A powerful, easy-to-use password stealing program known as Agent Tesla has been infecting computers since 2014, but recently this malware strain has seen a surge in popularity — attracting more than 6,300 customers who pay…

How Do You Fight a $12B Fraud Problem?…

The fraudsters behind the often laughable Nigerian prince email scams have long since branched out into far more serious and lucrative forms of fraud, including account takeovers, phishing, dating scams, and malware deployment. Combating such…