We reported last week that a spyware maker compromised users’ and victims’ sensitive information [view related post]. Since that time, another spyware maker, mSpy, which holds itself out as having over a million users employing its product to “spy” on their partners and children, has reportedly leaked the passwords, call logs, text messages, location

A new report issued by Positive Technologies finds that cyber incidents have increased 32 percent from the first quarter of 2017 to the first quarter of 2018. It also notes that the theft of account credentials is on the rise.

Alarmingly, the report states that the greatest increase in cyber-attacks was the use of

Although every year we lament about the significance of data breaches in the past year, 2016 was by far the worst. Data breaches were rampant, victimizing every industry and numbing consumers in the process. It was so bad that consumers began to throw up their hands and say “My personal information is out there anyway.

The NTT Security Q3 Quarterly Threat Intelligence Report states that the healthcare industry is the fifth most targeted industry for ransomware (behind financial services, retail, manufacturing and technology) for all cyber attacks.

Malware increased in the health care sector by 67 percent in the third quarter of 2016. Viruses and worms account for 63 percent