Monthly Archives: January 2017

31 01, 2017

Hackers hold hotel’s keys hostage for bitcoin ransom

By | January 31st, 2017|Conference|0 Comments

A European luxury hotel is going back to the basics, replacing its electronic key cards with lock and key. And with good reason. Since the beginning of the winter tourism season, the 4-star Romantik Seehotel Jaegerwirt in Austria has been hit with a series of cyberattacks. In one attack, the hackers held all system -- [...]

31 01, 2017

More Than 4 Billion Data Records Were Stolen Globally in 2016

By | January 31st, 2017|Conference|0 Comments

Cybercriminals are stealing data at an alarming rate. Both the number of breaches and the number of files stolen globally in these hacks rose dramatically to set a new record in 2016, according to a new report from Risk Based Security. The 4,149 confirmed breaches exposed more than 4.2 billion records. That's approximately 3.2 billion [...]