Billions of data breaches in 2017: report


About 2.5 billion records were stolen, lost or exposed worldwide in 2017, an 88% increase from 2016, says Gelmato.

Insiders behind 25% of breaches

11 Apr

Healthcare fared the worst, with 35% of incidents being the result of human error and 24% of employee misuse, says Verizon.

How to build more secure software

By understanding the adversary, developers can help security and be a critical part of the security team, says Verizon.

Vespa, Yahoo's search code, released as open source

Nov 29, 2017

It has been released by Oath, the Verizon subsidiary that owns Yahoo, and is available on GitHub.

Firefox opts for Google as default search in US

Nov 15, 2017

Alphabet's Google reclaims its spot as the default search engine on Mozilla's Firefox Internet browser in the US.

Verizon media chief to leave company

Oct 11, 2017

Marni Walden plans to leave the telecommunications company next year after not getting the chief executive job.

Ericsson scraps push for new clients beyond telecoms

Jun 28, 2017

The Swedish firm ditches its goal of winning more clients beyond the telecoms industry to refocus on selling networks to mobile phone companies.

Virgin Mobile ditches Android phones

Jun 22, 2017

Virgin Mobile USA will ditch Android phones in the coming years, claiming it will become the first iPhone-only carrier.

Yahoo shareholders approve sale to Verizon

Jun 9, 2017

Shareholders yesterday approved Yahoo's pending sale of its core Internet business to Verizon Communications for $4.48?billion.

IBM, Cisco partner to counter cyber crime

Jun 5, 2017

They will also build new relationships between the companies' researcher teams.

German cyber agency chides Yahoo

May 12, 2017

The agency reacted to Yahoo's alleged lack of co-operation with investigations into its 2013 to 2016 e-mail hacks.

Verizon feels no pressure for big deal

May 9, 2017

Verizon Communications does not see an urgent need to undertake a big strategic merger or acquisition, says CEO Lowell McAdam.