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Thai Activists’ iPhones Targeted by ‘State-Sponsored Attackers,’ Warns Apple

BANGKOK – Apple Inc. issued on Wednesday alert messages to at least six Thai activists and researchers who have been critical of the government, warning it believed their iPhones had been targeted by “state-sponsored attackers,” according to activists and the …

Cyber Attacks and Data Loss Are Top 2 Risks Facing Directors & Officers: WTW Survey

Cyber attacks and data loss are the top two risks facing directors & officers, with pandemic-related changes in working practices heightening these concerns, according to a global survey from broker Willis Towers Watson and law firm Clyde & Co. Covering …

CyberCube Launches Cyber Analytics Product for Broker Market

Cyber risk analytics specialist CyberCube has launched a new software-as-a-service application designed specifically for insurance brokers called “Broking Manager.” “Broking Manager” facilitates client insight for both generalist and cyber specialist brokers, designed to help brokers quantify, understand, and explain to …

Zoom Video Login Details Put on Sale by Hackers on Dark Web: Times Report

Hackers put more than half a million login details for the teleconferencing app Zoom on the dark web, the Sunday Times newspaper reported. The logins were put up for sale at 1 pence (1.25 cents) each and were discovered and …

Some of World’s Largest Companies Warn About Security of Zoom Conferencing App

Some of the world’s largest companies have advised against the use of Zoom Video Communications Inc.’s conferencing app, fueling a growing backlash against a service that shot to prominence during the Covid-19 pandemic. Daimler AG, Ericsson AB and NXP Semiconductors …

UniCredit Hackers Try to Sell Employee Data on Cyber-Crime Forums

Data on about 3,000 UniCredit SpA employees was put up for sale on cyber-crime forums after a hacking attack. The data went on sale on April 19 and contained what the hacker said was information on UniCredit workers, including emails, …

CyberCube Releases New Edition of Cyber Accumulation Model

CyberCube, the cyber analytics provider for the insurance industry, has released an updated version of Portfolio Manager, the cyber risk modeling platform. Portfolio Manager allows insurers to stress test re/insurance portfolios against a range of systemic cyber-related scenarios, including data …

Cyber Criminals Increasingly Will Target Top Executives in Ransomware Attacks: Report

Senior executives increasingly will be targeted by cyber criminals looking for ways to steal money from large corporations, according to a report from cyber analytics provider CyberCube. Organized criminals and hackers are moving away from high volume, low-value methods of …

UK’s Virgin Media, Owned by Liberty Global, Reports Database Breach

Virgin Media, owned by Liberty Global, on Thursday reported a breach that allowed unauthorized access to the cable company’s database that contained personal information of about 900,000 customers. The company said the breach did not happen due to a hack …

UK Fines Cathay Pacific $639,000 for Data-Security Lapses over 4-Year Period

Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. was fined 500,000 pounds ($639,000) by the UK’s privacy watchdog for failing to protect customers’ data due to security lapses lasting nearly four years. The penalty is the highest the UK authority could levy under old …