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Ransomware infects popular web-hosting provider SmarterASP

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 days ago

This is reportedly the third web-hosting provider to be struck by ransomware this year.

South Africa’s banks, and its largest city, are grappling with separate cyber incidents

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

It's been a tough week there.

Czech software firm Avast says CCleaner was attacked — again

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

This time the intrusion "was an extremely sophisticated attempt against us that had the intention to leave no traces of the intruder or their purpose,” the company's CISO says.

Imperva says cloud firewall customers' passwords were exposed

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

The company found out about the incident last week thanks to an unnamed third party, he said.

New York updates its breach notification law in response to Equifax, GDPR

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

In the SHIELD Act, New York now has one of the most consumer friendly data protection laws in the country.

New York could soon pass its own GDPR-inspired data security law

by Jeff Stone • 6 months ago

The law could become one of the strictest in the country, one attorney said, because it prescribes specific security rules.

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