Jeff Bezos hack: Amazon boss’s phone ‘hacked by Saudi crown prince’

The Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos had his mobile phone “hacked” in 2018 after receiving a WhatsApp message that had apparently been sent from the personal account of the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, sources have told the Guardian. The encrypted message Read More …

FTCODE Ransomware Now Steals Chrome, Firefox Credentials

FTCODE, a PowerShell-based ransomware that targets Italian-language users, has added new capabilities, including the ability to swipe saved web browser and email client credentials from victims. Samples of the ransomware, which has been around since 2013, were recently observed in September 2019. After further Read More …

Mitsubishi Electric discloses security breach, China is main suspect

In a short statement published today on its website, Mitsubishi Electric, one of the world’s largest electronics and electrical equipment manufacturing firms, disclosed a major security breach. Although the breach occurred last year, on June 28, and an official internal investigation began Read More …

GDPR: 160,000 data breaches reported already, so expect the big fines to follow

Over 160,000 data-breach notifications have been made to authorities in the 18 months since Europe’s new digital privacy regulation came into force, and the number of breaches and other security incidents being reported is on the rise. Analysis by law Read More …