Security http://talkincloud.com/taxonomy/term/7475/more en Equifax May Be Happy Paying $1 Per Customer for Their Hassle http://talkincloud.com/security/equifax-may-be-happy-paying-1-customer-their-hassle <div class="node-body article-body">Equifax Inc. could get away with paying a mere $1 per person after failing to protect almost half of America’s credit data.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/security/equifax-may-be-happy-paying-1-customer-their-hassle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/security/equifax-may-be-happy-paying-1-customer-their-hassle#comments Security Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:49:00 +0000 67531 at http://talkincloud.com Equifax Is Said to Suffer a Hack Earlier Than Date Disclosed http://talkincloud.com/security/equifax-said-suffer-hack-earlier-date-disclosed <div class="node-body article-body">The company said the March breach was not related to the hack that exposed the personal and financial data on 143 million U.S. consumers.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/security/equifax-said-suffer-hack-earlier-date-disclosed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/security/equifax-said-suffer-hack-earlier-date-disclosed#comments Security Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:28:00 +0000 67441 at http://talkincloud.com Equifax Execs' 'Alarmingly Simple' Passwords for Sale on Dark Web http://talkincloud.com/security/equifax-execs-alarmingly-simple-passwords-sale-dark-web <div class="node-body article-body">Comodo's Global Threat Analysis Report found endpoint data for hundreds of Equifax users and employees for sale on the Dark Web, and says login credentials failed to comply with the most lax of security best practices. </div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/security/equifax-execs-alarmingly-simple-passwords-sale-dark-web" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/security/equifax-execs-alarmingly-simple-passwords-sale-dark-web#comments Security Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:32:00 +0000 67391 at http://talkincloud.com Microsoft Adds Cloud Security to Keep Out Hackers -- and Government Snoops http://talkincloud.com/security/microsoft-adds-cloud-security-keep-out-hackers-and-government-snoops <div class="node-body article-body">Called Azure confidential computing, the technology encrypts data while it is in use – which is when most security breaches occur.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/security/microsoft-adds-cloud-security-keep-out-hackers-and-government-snoops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/security/microsoft-adds-cloud-security-keep-out-hackers-and-government-snoops#comments Security Thu, 14 Sep 2017 16:06:00 +0000 67371 at http://talkincloud.com Equifax's Insurance Is Said Likely Inadequate Against Breach http://talkincloud.com/security/equifaxs-insurance-said-likely-inadequate-against-breach <div class="node-body article-body">Though Equifax’s eventual expense may not be known for years, it could be multiples higher than the insurance payout.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/security/equifaxs-insurance-said-likely-inadequate-against-breach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/security/equifaxs-insurance-said-likely-inadequate-against-breach#comments Security Mon, 11 Sep 2017 10:52:00 +0000 67271 at http://talkincloud.com Equifax Breach Displays Every Bad Security Practice http://talkincloud.com/security/equifax-breach-displays-every-bad-security-practice <div class="node-body article-body">Between plaintext passwords and delayed disclosure, Equifax has ignored even the most basic security measures.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/security/equifax-breach-displays-every-bad-security-practice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/security/equifax-breach-displays-every-bad-security-practice#comments Security Mon, 11 Sep 2017 10:23:00 +0000 67261 at http://talkincloud.com Equifax's Historic Hack May Have Exposed Almost Half of U.S. http://talkincloud.com/security/equifaxs-historic-hack-may-have-exposed-almost-half-us <div class="node-body article-body">Equifax shares fell 18 percent, the most since December 1998, to $117.25. TransUnion fell 4.4 percent, the biggest drop on an intraday basis since November.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/security/equifaxs-historic-hack-may-have-exposed-almost-half-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/security/equifaxs-historic-hack-may-have-exposed-almost-half-us#comments Security Fri, 08 Sep 2017 14:03:00 +0000 67251 at http://talkincloud.com Symantec CEO Open to Industry-Shaking Deal After Proving Period http://talkincloud.com/security/symantec-ceo-open-industry-shaking-deal-after-proving-period <div class="node-body article-body">The 35-year-old cybersecurity company, which completed two multibillion-dollar acquisitions over the past 14 months, is open to another large purchase.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/security/symantec-ceo-open-industry-shaking-deal-after-proving-period" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/security/symantec-ceo-open-industry-shaking-deal-after-proving-period#comments Security Tue, 05 Sep 2017 13:35:00 +0000 67131 at http://talkincloud.com Office 365 Users Increasingly Targeted by Credential-Stealing Phishing Campaigns http://talkincloud.com/security/office-365-users-increasingly-targeted-credential-stealing-phishing-campaigns <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft’s ubiquitous productivity suite's scale is incentivizing cyber criminals to craft sophisticated attacks that reach large numbers of users, security experts at Barracuda Networks say. </div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/security/office-365-users-increasingly-targeted-credential-stealing-phishing-campaigns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/security/office-365-users-increasingly-targeted-credential-stealing-phishing-campaigns#comments Security Fri, 01 Sep 2017 11:28:00 +0000 67101 at http://talkincloud.com Dyn Might Have Been Collateral Damage in Mirai Attack on Gaming Infrastructure http://talkincloud.com/security/dyn-might-have-been-collateral-damage-mirai-attack-gaming-infrastructure <div class="node-body article-body">New research suggests hackers were targeting gaming infrastructure when they took down Dyn's network in October 2016. </div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/security/dyn-might-have-been-collateral-damage-mirai-attack-gaming-infrastructure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/security/dyn-might-have-been-collateral-damage-mirai-attack-gaming-infrastructure#comments Security Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:16:00 +0000 66771 at http://talkincloud.com