Zomato’s 17 million users accounts hacked

It has assured the users that “payment-related information on Zomato is stored separately from this (stolen) data in a highly secure PCI Data Security Standard (DSS) compliant vault. No payment information or credit card data has been stolen/leaked.” Read full news article on E Hacking News  

2017’s biggest hacks, leaks, and data breaches — so far

If you thought last year’s breach of over three billion records (and then some) was bad, this year has seen its fair share of headaches. From hacks, attacks, ransoms, and even extortion attempts, we’re only part way through the year and already we’ve collectively seen millions of records stolen and a wealth of classified hacking … Read more

Veeam’s Availability Platform Will Gain Continuous Data Protection

Veeam’s Availability Platform Will Gain Continuous Data Protection Veeam this week explained how it plans to fulfill its goal of extending its popular virtual machine protection platform to offer near-real-time availability of mission-critical systems running in hybrid environments. The company outlined its ambitious plans, which center around the forthcoming Veeam Data Availability Platform 10.0, at … Read more

AWS HIPAA Program Update – Dedicated Instances and Hosts Are No Longer Required

Over the years, we have seen tremendous growth in the use of the AWS Cloud for healthcare applications. Our customers and AWS Partner Network (APN) Partners who offer solutions that store, process, and transmit Protected Health Information (PHI) sign a Business Associate Addendum (BAA) with AWS. Read full news article on AWS Security Blog  

It’s Windows 7 — not Windows XP — that’s to blame for the spread of WannaCry ransomware

It’s been a week since the WannaCrypt/WannaCry ransomware cyber attacks began, and the repercussions are still being felt. It became clear quite early on that the ransomware was hitting older Windows systems hard (Windows 10 wasn’t affected), with a lot of talk focusing on the number of at-risk Windows XP systems still in service. Read … Read more