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Travelex Restoring Some Electronic Services After Cyber Attack

Travelex is restoring operations to process foreign exchange orders electronically, it said on Monday, almost two weeks aftercyber hackers took hold of its systems, leading to a global blackout of its online services. Staff at Travelex were forced to use …

U.S. Officials Brace for Cyber-Attack Retaliation From Iran

Iranian officials are likely considering a cyber-attack against the U.S. in the wake of an airstrike that killed one of its top military officials. Former U.S. officials and security experts said there is precedent for such concerns amid years of …

Iran’s Cyber Attack on Billionaire Adelson Provides Lesson on Strategy

As the U.S. awaits possible retribution over a recent airstrike that killed a top general, there’s at least one American businessman who can attest, in detail, to what happened after he provoked Iran. In October 2013, Sheldon Adelson, the casino …

Alaska Flights Continued to Be Cancelled After Cyber Attack

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — RavnAir continued to cancel some flights Monday, three days after what the company described as a malicious cyber attack on its computer network. The company said Monday that of its three airlines, RavnAir Alaska and its Dash …

Mexican Minister Says Pemex Oil Firm Unaffected By Cyberattack, Workers Disagree

Mexico City — A cyberattack on computer networks of the Mexican national oil company Pemex is “totally under control” and did not have any negative consequences, Security Minister Alfonso Durazo said on Thursday. The attack was first detected on Sunday …

Ransomware Attack At Mexico’s Pemex Halts Work, Threatens To Cripple Computers

MEXICO CITY — A ransomware attack hit computer servers and halted administrative work on Monday at Mexican state oil firm Pemex, according to employees and internal emails, in hackers’ latest bid to wring ransom from a major company. Hackers have …

Viewpoint: Scrutiny Undermines Argument that Cyber Insurance Encourages Ransomware

As the cyber insurance market continues to grow, it’s only natural to discuss its place in the battle against cyber-attacks, including ransomware, which has been a prevalent topic in recent months. Over the last several years, the cyber insurance market …

Lawsuit Filed Against Dunkin’ Donuts Over Security Breaches

NEW YORK — Dunkin’ Donuts failed to notify almost 20,000 customers across the U.S. about cyberattacks on their accounts in 2015 and inadequately warned more than 300,000 customers about another hacking attack in 2018, New York’s attorney general said in …

Brokers Packaging Cybersecurity with Cyber Insurance

Insurance retailers are teaming up with tech wizards to sell cybersecurity along with cyber coverage as a means of trimming premiums and winning over customers in a vastly underserved market: small and mid-sized businesses. Coalition, a San Francisco managing general …

Business News: Phyn, Envista Forensics, GuideOne and Stategos

Phyn Retailing Smart Water-Leak Detector Phyn announced the release of a water-leak detector that sends alerts to consumer’s smart phones, which will be available for sale in Best Buy stores for $299 starting next month. Phyn, based in Torrance, California, …