Illinois Tollway warns I-PASS customers of text message phishing scam

The Illinois Tollway is warning customers of an ongoing phishing scam that is targeting drivers by saying that they have outstanding tolls owed to the agency. According to a press release, the Tollway says that some customers have been receiving Read More …

Air Europa says customer data may have been compromised in October breach

Spanish airline Air Europa said on Friday personal data of its customers may have been compromised in a security incident that was detected in October last year. The company’s investigation showed that name, ID card or passport details, date of Read More …

Is Cybersecurity The Achilles’ Heel Of The Electric Vehicle Revolution?

The electric vehicle (EV) sector, though nascent and in its formative years, faces numerous challenges. Recent concerns, such as “range anxiety” (a vehicle battery’s charge and ability to complete a planned journey) among consumers and incidents of vehicles losing power Read More …

Cybersecurity for satellites is a growing challenge, as threats to space-based infrastructure grow

In today’s interconnected world, space technology forms the backbone of our global communication, navigation and security systems. Satellites orbiting Earth are pivotal for everything from GPS navigation to international banking transactions, making them indispensable assets in our daily lives and Read More …

BMW security lapse exposed sensitive company information, researcher finds

A misconfigured cloud storage server belonging to automotive giant BMW exposed sensitive company information, including private keys and internal data, TechCrunch has learned. Can Yoleri, a security researcher at threat intelligence company SOCRadar, told TechCrunch that he discovered the exposed Read More …

State of Emergency: How Minnesota hospitals, state officials prepare for cyber attacks

The State of Minnesota stores and protects data on some six million residents, and that’s only one cache of sensitive information under the close watch of Minnesota IT Services (MNIT). “It’s everything from highways and highway traffic control systems, we Read More …

Researchers remotely exploit devices used to manage safe aircraft landings and takeoffs

Criminals could remotely tamper with the data that apps used by airplane pilots rely on to inform safe takeoff and landing procedures, according to fresh research. In a scenario that elicits strong memories of that nail-biting flight scene from Die Read More …

Europcar’s Alleged Data Breach Wasn’t Done Using AI, Experts Argue

French car rental company Europcar made headlines earlier this week following reports of an alleged data breach affecting nearly 50 million customers. Cyber security platform HackManac reported the incident on January 30th, noting that the stolen database containing usernames, passwords, Read More …

UK: Thousands of EU citizens ‘wrongly fined for breaching Ulez rules’ in potential record data breach

Hundreds of thousands of EU citizens were wrongly fined for driving in London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (Ulez), amid claims of a record data breach. Several EU countries have accused Transport for London (TfL) of illegally obtaining the names and Read More …

Kansas City Area Transit Authority hit by ransom cyber-attack, affecting communications

The Kansas City Area Transit Authority announced this week that is was hit by a ransom cyber-attack. The incident was reported on Tuesday, Jan. 23. KCATA said all service is operating, including fixed-route buss, Freedom and Freedom-On-Demand paratransit service. KCATA Read More …