Report: Second quarter dominated by ransomware outbreaks

The second quarter of 2017 left the security world wondering, “What the hell happened?” With leaks of government-created exploits being deployed against users in the wild, a continued sea of ransomware constantly threatening our ability to work online, and the lines between malware and potentially unwanted programs continuing to blur, every new incident was a wakeup call.In this report, we are going to discuss some of the most important trends, tactics, and attacks of Q2 2017, including an update on ransomware, what is going on with all these exploits, and a special look at all the breaches that happened this quarter.

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GameStop customer data allegedly siphoned in possible breach

GameStop confirmed with KrebsOnSecurity that they are currently investigating reports of hackers breaching their network and siphoning customer information.

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Coachella-gate: fire in the disco

If you’re registered on the Coachella website, you may have been swept up in a data breach hawking user details for sale on the Dark Web…

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Think tank summarizes what happens to healthcare records after breach

The ICIT, an American cybersecurity research institute, has made a case about the importance of healthcare security in an age where the threat landscape is rapidly changing; however, medical institutions continually fail or are slow to adapt. As a result, patients end up at the losing end.

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Acer: lengthy data breach discovered

Acer have revealed their discovery of an e-commerce site breach which has been ongoing for some time now…

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