Category: Security

Japanese Crypto Exchange hit by $60m heist

Yet another Japanese cryptocurrency exchange has been targeted by hackers: this time Zaif suffered losses worth 6.7bn yen ($60m) earlier this month.

Data firm hit with first ever GDPR notice!

A Canadian analytics firm that worked for Vote Leave has received the UK's first formal notice under a key data law, the UK's data protection watchdog has confirmed.

Bristol Airport hit by ransomware blackout

Staff forced to hand-write flight information on white boards.

Amazon investigating employees leaking data for bribes

Employees, through intermediaries, would be offering internal data to help merchants increase their sales on the website.

Terrorism and citizenship

What is a citizen? Well it depends. The concept appears to date back to city states in ancient Greece, but in the modern era each state decides what the rules are. 

British Airways boss apologizes for ‘malicious’ data breach

British Airways's boss has apologised for what he says was a sophisticated breach of the firm's security systems, and has promised compensation.

British Airways customer data stolen in data breach

“A very sophisticated, malicious attack”: that is how BA’s boss, Alex Cruz, described a security breach that allowed cyber criminals to steal personal and financial information from 380,000 customers who booked direct with the airline.

From your wishlist to reality

Upcoming training and ISO Certification opportunities with ContinuityLink this fall.

List of data breaches and cyber attacks August 2018 – 215,000,000 records leaked

As we end the near of August, it’s time to tally up the month’s breaches.

Air Canada app data breach involves passport numbers!

Air Canada's app has suffered a data breach resulting in the suspected loss of thousands of its customers' personal details.

Just as critics feared, Fortnite for Android came with an epic security risk

Google has disclosed a huge vulnerability in Epic Games’ original Fortnite installer for Android, one that could have taken advantage of the Fortnite installer to install and launch a rogue app.

How much airport security is too much?

Why we are not going to get less airport security and may even get more, as hard as that may be to believe.