Posted in Cyber Insurance blog on May 01, 2019
vpnMentor’s research team recently (April 2019) discovered a hack affecting 80 million American households. Nothing new here you may say. Just another massive data breach. So lets wait for the apology and move on...... However this time there is a twist..........
Posted in Cyber Insurance blog on Feb 07, 2019
The data breaches range from minor breaches, such as errant emails sent to the wrong recipient, to major cyber hacks affecting millions of individuals and making front page headlines. This is the GDPR data breached survey.
Pringles tube to Drone, is this a good measure of security progress?
Posted in Cyber Insurance blog on Jan 31, 2019
Every report, survey or set of statistics on cyber events tell us that all businesses are exposed, whether big or small, so says Andrew Taylor Cyber Underwriting Manager at Chubb. Another survey underlines this point.
Posted in Cyber Insurance blog on Jan 16, 2019
People will tell you that its no point securing your data against a data breach as all your data is out there; already sold multiple times; We seem to post the craziest details all over Facebook, so why secure your data now? Why stop sharing everything?
Posted in Cyber Insurance blog on Jan 14, 2019
Why would a company who's offices look like this be the focus of hackers? Surely hackers want shinier companies to hack into, ones with the money? Why hack a company like this and breach their data and firewalls?
Posted in Cyber Insurance blog on Nov 26, 2018
Common sense say that you should never reveal your personal information online. Sometimes, though, you can't avoid it. When you buy the latest drone or smart speaker online, you give the merchant your address for shipping, credit card details for payment, and email address for notifications. And then all you get is a huge bill and disappointment. Hacking Survey after Data Breach Survey and news report after news story are pointing that people have experienced a hacking attack like malware, data breach, credit card fraud, or ransomware. Cyber hacking crime is big, what can you do to avoid the worst?
Posted in Cyber Insurance blog on Sep 07, 2018
British Airways said Thursday that the personal and financial details of customers were stolen in a data breach involving 380,000 bank cards. And then in other news, personal details of two million people were exposed online by a controversial tracking app that allows parents to spy on their children. The app, named mSpy, gives users complete access to another person's smartphone, allowing them to see everything from their texts and Facebook messages to their location and browsing history.
Posted in Cyber Insurance blog on Aug 27, 2018
2 million mobile users in the USA are this week wondering if their data is again in the wild.
Posted in Cyber Insurance blog on Jul 10, 2018
Insureon, USA based insurance broker, recently carried out a survey of 2,500 small businesses and the results show a staggering level of complacency. When asked if they feel at risk of a cyber data breach, 82 percent of respondents said no. Are the sands of time running out?