Monthly Archives: August 2018

  • What Is the Definition of a Data Breach, and Does Ransomware Count?

    Posted on August 20, 2018 by in News, Security

    Ten or twelve years ago, IT security companies warned of the possibility of a catastrophic data breach, but there were far fewer real-world examples than there are today. Now, it seems that some new breach comes to light every week, sometimes more than one a week. Data breaches can affect a wide variety of data: […]

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  • Hackers Breached Virginia Bank Twice in Eight Months, Stole $2.4M

    Posted on August 1, 2018 by in News, Security

    Hackers used phishing emails to break into a Virginia bank in two separate cyber intrusions over an eight-month period, making off with more than $2.4 million total. Now the financial institution is suing its insurance provider for refusing to fully cover the losses. According to a lawsuit filed last month in the Western District of […]

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