TalkTalk, a telecommunications and broadband company serving 4.2 million customers in th UK, confirmed this week that it has suffered a data breach, which exposed names, phone numbers, addressees and account numbers of its customers.
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Phoney tech support Fraudsters are using TalkTalk's stolen client database to convince customers into handing over online banking credentials.
Cybercriminals have been hijacking the Internet connections of users in Brazil by modifying Domain Name System (DNS) settings in their routers, researchers at Proofpoint reported on Thursday.
A fresh funding round will help the company cope with increased demand for encrypted communications in the enterprise.
The Joint Parliamentary Committee on Intelligence and Security has recommended that parliament pass data-retention legislation.
Expenses stemming from Covata's backdoor listing on the ASX have left the Australian data security company with a loss of AU$14.7 million for the six months ending December 2014.