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OpenIDEO hosts a contest to reimagine cybersecurity stock images

OpenIDEO hosts a contest to reimagine cybersecurity stock images

Whenever we think of cybersecurity, our visualization usually comes with an ominous stock-art image of a hacker in a hoodie, typing on a laptop in a darkened room. But now we can move beyond those vis... Read more

The e-commerce website StockX was hacked

The e-commerce website StockX was hacked

The e-commerce platform StockX experienced a data breach recently. The company had initially asked its customers to reset passwords as it had done some system updates to the StockX platform. But it wa... Read more

UK multinational Pearson notifies customers about data breach

UK multinational Pearson notifies customers about data breach

The UK educational/publishing company has notified thousands of its users of a data breach. The data breach reportedly has mostly affected only its U.S. based customers. The data breach has exposed da... Read more

Cisco agrees to pay $8.6 million, settles 2011 security dispute

Cisco agrees to pay $8.6 million, settles 2011 security dispute

Cisco has finally settled with the federal, state and local agencies for an old case that involved a cybersecurity flaw. The case came to public focus first in 2011. Back in 2008, a Denmark-based empl... Read more

Data breach hits Capital One, 100 million affected in the US

Data breach hits Capital One, 100 million affected in the US

The financial giant Capital One has been hit by a major data breach. The financial corporation has revealed that roughly 106 million individuals may have been affected by the cybersecurity incident. ... Read more

BlackRock may take over Cofense

BlackRock may take over Cofense

The investment management corporation, BlackRock, is the frontrunner in taking over the cybersecurity firm Cofense after The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) asked Pamplona... Read more

Ransomware strikes South Africa's City Power

Ransomware strikes South Africa's City Power

The electricity utility for the South African city of Johannesburg has been hit by a ransomware attack. The ransomware has been reported to have encrypted all of City Power’s databases, applicat... Read more