Multinational law firm was hit in the crossfire as Russia-backed ransomware spread, and Hiscox is reportedly declining to pay up citing an “act of war”.
Check out this engaging and entertaining cybersecurity ad that doesn’t include a single hoodie or (even more remarkably) any furtive keyboard typing in a darkened room.
Why is Tampa’s mayor tweeting about blowing up the airport? Are hackers trying to connect with you via LinkedIn? And has Maria succeeded in her attempt to survive February without Facebook?
All this and much much more in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by Maria Varmazis.
Plus, after last week’s discussion about the legal battle between Mondelez and Zurich Insurance, we have a chat with security veteran Martin Overton to take a deeper look into cyberinsurance.
How would *you* track someone who owed you money? What was the colossal flaw Facebook left on its website for anyone to exploit and hijack accounts? And what excuse are insurance companies giving for not paying victims of the NotPetya malware millions of dollars?
All this and much more is discussed in the latest edition of the award-winning “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by Joe Carrigan of the Information Security Institute at Johns Hopkins University.
When a healthcare provider suffered an embarrassing data breach, it hoped it could recoup some of its losses by claiming on insurance. But it turns out it wasn’t as simple as that…
Read more in my article on the Lumension blog.