data security

Photo: OLOS, Shutterstock

Should You Worry About MGM’s Latest Data Breach?

A database containing the personal information of over 142 million MGM Resorts guests is for sale online. The data is being sold on the dark web for $US2,900 ($4,162), and includes sensitive guest information like names, home addresses, phone numbers and more — though no financial information appears to be…

Beware Coronavirus-Themed Malware Disguised As Excel Spreadsheets

Beware Coronavirus-Themed Malware Disguised As Excel Spreadsheets

While many parts of the world are preparing to slowly reopen after months of lockdown, coronavirus-related scams and malware campaigns show no signs of abating. The Microsoft Security Intelligence Team recently disclosed details on two massive coronavirus phishing campaigns duping users into downloading and opening malicious Excel files that grant…