Data Breach Could Cost Missouri $50M

Data Breach Could Cost Missouri $50M A data breach that may have exposed the Social Security numbers of tens of thousands of teachers, administrators, and counselors across Missouri could end…

South Korea Wants Help to Arrest Alleged Cyber-Criminals

South Korea Wants Help to Arrest Alleged Cyber-Criminals South Korea is seeking assistance from the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) to arrest two foreign nationals suspected of being cyber-criminal gang…

University still recovering from major cyberattack that disrupted IT systems

The UK-based University of Sunderland is finally gearing up to relaunch its core IT systems after a cyberattack knocked out most systems last week.  The university used Twitter last Wednesday…

Brazilian insurance giant Porto Seguro hit by cyberattack

One of Brazil’s largest insurance groups, Porto Seguro has reported it suffered a cyberattack that resulted in instability to its service channels and some of its systems. The company reported…

Missouri Vows to Prosecute ‘Hacker’ Who Disclosed Data Leak

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson launched a criminal investigation of a reporter who flagged a state website that exposed 100K+ Social-Security numbers for teachers and other state employees. The St. Louis…

Missouri Governor Slammed for Vow to Prosecute Researcher

Missouri Governor Slammed for Vow to Prosecute Researcher Missouri governor Mike Parson has been widely criticized for seeking to prosecute news reporters who disclosed a vulnerability on a state education…

Missouri governor faces backlash and ridicule for threatening reporter who discovered exposed teacher SSNs

Missouri governor Mike Parson is facing criticism from technologists and journalists after he issued a scathing, technologically inaccurate statement threatening to arrest a reporter for discovering that the social security…

A former top US election official urges sweeping security improvements, warning 'democracy is in trouble'

Written by Tim Starks Oct 14, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s former lead election security official is recommending comprehensive changes to protect the ballot in future…

This is how Formula 1 teams fight off cyberattacks

The Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One team is one of the most dominant F1 teams of all time and has won seven Constructor’s World Championships in a row since 2014, with…

Ciaran Martin: Resilience key to cyber defence

Fran Kelly: Australia has seen a 13% increase in cyber-attacks over the past year as cyber criminals take advantage of large numbers of people working from home. In its Annual…