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Massive Cybercrime Shutdown: AlphaBay, Hansa Markets Go Dark

July 21, 2017
AlphaBay was responsible for at least $1 billion in transactions over the past three years.
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Fear the Internet of Things: Devil's Ivy Security Flaw Impacts Millions of IoT Devices

July 20, 2017
The vulnerability can be exploited to view a device's video feed or to deny the owner access to the feed.
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A Rough Few Weeks for Cloud Security: Dow Jones Exposes Millions of Users' Data

July 19, 2017
Names, addresses, account information, email addresses, and the last four digits of credit card numbers were accessible online.
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Managing Insider Threats: Bupa Insurance Breach Affects 547,000 Customers

July 18, 2017
The incident was 'a deliberate act by an employee,' the company's managing director said.
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A Reminder of Cloud Security Best Practices: Millions of Verizon Customers' Data Exposed

July 17, 2017
Researcher Chris Vickery found customer names, addresses, account details and PINs on a publicly accessible server.
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Sabre SynXis Breach Expands to Trump, Four Seasons, Hard Rock, Loews Hotels, Highlighting Need for Risk Management

July 14, 2017
While the hotel chains themselves weren't targeted, their use of the SynXis reservations system exposed them to the breach.
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A Desperate Need for Encryption: PoS Breaches at Avanti Markets, B&B Theatres

July 13, 2017
1,900 Avanti kiosks were affected, and B&B was hit for a two-year period from 2015 to 2017.
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Cloud Security Failure: Millions of Wrestling Fans' Personal Data Exposed

July 12, 2017
A misconfigured Amazon S3 bucket exposed millions of names, email addresses, phone numbers, mailing addresses and demographic information.
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Threats to U.S. Nuclear Power Plants Highlight Need for Real-Time Intrusion Detection and Prevention

July 11, 2017
Sixty percent of cyber security pros expect a successful attack on U.S. critical infrastructure within the next two years, a recent survey found.
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BYOD Blamed for Massive Cryptocurrency Breach

July 10, 2017
30,000 customers' information was exposed when an employee's home computer was hacked.
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NotPetya Cyber Attacks Point to a Need for Comprehensive Risk Management

July 7, 2017
The malware was spread via an update to accounting software used by 80 percent of Ukrainian companies.
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How Not to Handle Incident Response: Automobile Association Exposes 117,000 Customers' Data

July 6, 2017
The information was 'only accessed several times,' the company says.
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Fourth-Party Risk: Breach at Service Provider Exposes Google Employee Data

July 5, 2017
A breach at Sabre impacted travel provider CWT, which in turn affected Google employees who had made hotel reservations since August of last year.
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The Impact of Emerging Technologies: Almost Half of U.S. Executives Report Widening Skills Gaps

July 4, 2017
But just a third of companies have a formal process and resources in place to address skills gap challenges, a recent survey found.
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The Price of a Breach: Cyber Attacks on Online Banking Services Cost $1.75 Million to Resolve

July 3, 2017
That's twice the cost of recovering from a malware incident, according to Kaspersky Lab.
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An Urgent Need for Security Awareness Training: 30 Percent of Employees Don't Know What Phishing Is

June 30, 2017
And almost two thirds don't know what ransomware is, recent research found.
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63 Percent of Companies Can't Monitor Devices Off the Corporate Network

June 29, 2017
And 53 percent of security pros say the number of malware-infected endpoints has increased in the past year, a recent survey found.
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Massive New Ransomware Attack Leverages Same Exploit as WannaCry

June 27, 2017
Victims of the fast-spreading malware range from the government of Ukraine to oil giant Rosneft and pharma company Merck.
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Russian Government Blamed for Cyber Attack on U.K. Parliament

June 27, 2017
The brute force attack may have used passwords acquired in the 2012 LinkedIn breach.
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