In the immediate aftermath of GDPR coming into force, there was a dramatic uptick in the number of data breach complaints received by authorities across Europe.
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Cyberattackers in Iran could be behind a wave of hacks on government and communications infrastructure that will require a coordinated global response to repel, according to cybersecurity firm FireEye.
A new generation of artificially intelligent software is adapting to hackers’ constantly evolving tactics, with machine-learning algorithms crunching massive amounts of data to ferret out and stop attacks.
Communications regulator Icasa will hold public hearings later this month to determine what its role should be in regulating cybersecurity in South Africa.
Data breaches continued to be a major issue for the public in 2018 with a series of serious cases ranging from retailers to social networks, resulting in millions of personal records being compromised.
The British defence secretary has said he has “very deep concerns” about Chinese technology firm Huawei being involved in upgrading the UK’s mobile networks.
Hijacking computers to illegally mine cryptocurrencies has overtaken ransomware as the biggest cyber threat in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa, according to Kaspersky Lab.
Computer chip maker Supermicro has told customers an investigation into claims Chinese spyware had been inserted into its hardware has found no evidence of malicious hardware in its products.
A massive hack into hotel group Marriott International may have been an intelligence-gathering operation by China’s government, Reuters cited unidentified sources as saying.
About 100 million users of question-and-answer website Quora may have had their personal information compromised following a data breach, the company said.